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Subject: Position at Mariners' Museum

Position at Mariners' Museum

From: Marcie Renner <mrenner>
Date: Monday, January 2, 2006
USS Monitor Project
The Mariners' Museum

The Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia, is seeking a highly
motivated and experienced candidate for the position of Conservator.
This is a full-time, full-benefits position. The successful
candidate will report to the Chief Conservator and will work
directly with the Monitor Lead Conservator and other staff to treat
artifacts recovered from the ironclad USS Monitor.

The primary responsibility is to develop and implement the
documentation and treatment of one of the large artifacts recovered
from the Monitor, such as the engine, turret, and/or condenser. The
successful candidate will be expected to follow established
conservation procedures; participate in collaborative research
projects that involve evaluating current treatments and developing
new ones and examining the state of deterioration of the artifacts
at hand; maintain thorough documentation of treatments; examine,
evaluate, and treat artifacts; make recommendations for proper
storage and exhibition of treated artifacts; assist with
installation of artifacts in exhibits; observe safe laboratory
procedures; and assist with laboratory upkeep.

Experience with metal objects and organic materials from a marine
environment required. Advanced degree in conservation and a minimum
of two years experience in conservation of artifacts from a marine
environment required.

Application information can be obtained at
<URL:> or by contacting

    Human Resources
    The Mariners' Museum
    100 Museum Dr.
    Newport News VA 23606
    hr [at] mariner__org

For additional information on the position, please contact me

Marcie Renner
Chief Conservator
The Mariners' Museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:31
                  Distributed: Friday, January 6, 2006
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Received on Monday, 2 January, 2006

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