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Subject: Position at Harvard

Position at Harvard

From: Kathleen Kennelly <kathleen_kennelly<-a>
Date: Monday, September 19, 2005
Conservation Scientist
Straus Center for Conservation
Harvard University Art Museums

Duties and Responsibilities: Reports to Director, Straus Center for
Conservation. Supervise analytical components of student and staff
projects; manage client relations, contracts and projects.
Collaborate with conservators and curators in technical study.
Instruct in conservation materials analysis. Consult with art
historians, conservators in treatment and preservation of
collection. Oversee and perform testing and analysis, including
environmental conditions and materials used in art storage, display,
and shipment. Present and publish materials, techniques and
findings. Perform educational outreach.  Responsible for use and
storage of lab equipment, tools and supplies including hazardous
substances. Develop grant or project proposals and act as liaison
with foundations, donors. Keep resources updated and stay informed
of trends and developments in conservation science field.

Required Skills, Education and Experience: Ph.D., chemistry/physical
science; 8+ years leadership experience in conservation science;
experimental research experience with emphasis on artists' materials
and techniques; ability to teach and direct research; substantial
publication record; outstanding communication skills;
administrative, supervisory and project management skills; knowledge
of foreign language(s) preferred.

Experience in the analysis of inorganic materials is essential and
experience operating XRF, SEM, electron beam microprobe, polarized
light microscopy, Raman and FTIR spectroscopy strongly preferred.

The position will be available from 1st January 2006 and is for an
initial three years with the possibility of extension.

To apply, follow the instructions at the bottom of the page on this
link: <URL:>

Kathleen Kennelly
Straus Center for Conservation
Harvard University Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Fax: 617-495-0322

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Received on Monday, 19 September, 2005

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