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Position at University of Delaware

From: Susan Behrens <behrens<-a>
Date: Monday, November 7, 2005
Continuing Non-Tenure Assistant Professor
University of Delaware
Department of Art Conservation

Continuing non-tenure track assistant professor, nationally
competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Start date: September

The Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware seeks
applications for an assistant professor to direct the undergraduate
program, teach undergraduate art conservation courses, and graduate
courses as needed, assist in teaching preventive conservation and
discipline-specific internships at the undergraduate and graduate
level, and to enhance and promote public outreach, diversity, and
other collaborative initiatives within the department and

Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in
conservation; experience in preventive conservation; evidence of
excellence in teaching and mentoring; and a demonstrated commitment
to public outreach.  The ability to communicate effectively with a
variety of audiences and to work collaboratively with allied
professionals is essential. Preference will be given to applicants
with teaching experience and interests that complement those of our
current faculty.

The Art Conservation Department at the University of Delaware
administers both an undergraduate and graduate program, the latter
in collaboration with Winterthur. Our undergraduate program includes
approximately 50 students and offers concentrations in art
conservation pre-graduate studies and collections care. The
Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation
(WUDPAC) is a 3-year post-baccalaureate program leading to a Master
of Science degree in Art Conservation. Our faculty includes leading
scientists and conservators in the treatment and preservation of
paintings, works of art on paper, photographic materials, furniture,
textiles, decorative, archeological and ethnographic objects, and
architectural surfaces.

The University of Delaware is a land-, sea- and space-grant
institution, with its main campus in Newark, DE, located midway
between Washington, DC and New York City. Winterthur is located
outside of Wilmington, DE.

Send (1) statement of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) evidence
of teaching effectiveness, and (4) names and contact information of
three or more references to:

    Kathleen Kiefer
    Art Conservation Department
    Faculty Search Committee Chair
    303 Old College
    Newark DE 19716

The curriculum vitae will be shared with departmental faculty.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2006 and continue
until the position is filled.  The University of Delaware is an EO,
AAE, and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its

Susan Behrens
Staff Assistant
Art Conservation Department
University of Delaware

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:25
                Distributed: Thursday, November 10, 2005
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Received on Monday, 7 November, 2005

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