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Position at Walters Art Museum

From: Abigail Quandt <aquandt<-a>
Date: Friday, August 12, 2005
Assistant Conservator of Manuscripts and Rare Books
The Walters Art Museum

The Conservation Division of The Walters Art Museum is accepting
applications for a full-time Assistant Conservator of Manuscripts
and Rare Books.  The incumbent will be responsible for the
documentation, structural and aesthetic treatment and re-housing of
illuminated manuscripts and printed books from the museum's
world-renowned collection.  Other duties of the position include
work for loans and exhibitions, grant writing, tracking budgets,
occasional teaching and technical research.

The incumbent must be a graduate of a recognized conservation
training program with a specialization in rare book conservation or
have equivalent experience.  Other requirements for the position
include strong bookbinding skills and knowledge of historical book
structures; good written and verbal communication skills; and
knowledge of basic computer programs.  Previous experience in the
conservation of manuscripts and parchment is preferred.  The salary
will be commensurate with the experience of the incumbent.  The
museum offers an excellent benefits package.  Please send a cover
letter and resume with the names of at least three professional
references to

    The Walters Art Museum
    Human Resources Department
    600 North Charles St.
    Baltimore MD 20201
    jobs<-a t->thewalters< . >org

The deadline for applications is October 24, 2005.  The Walters Art
Museum is an EEO/AA employer and an alcohol and drug-free workplace.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:10
                Distributed: Wednesday, August 17, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-19-10-045
Received on Friday, 12 August, 2005

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