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Subject: Position at Detroit Institute of Arts

Position at Detroit Institute of Arts

From: Barbara Heller <bheller>
Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Conservation Scientist
The Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts Conservation Department seeks a
Research Scientist with a Ph.D. (Analytical, Physical Chemistry or
Materials Science) or a Conservator with equivalent science
experience. Position available February 2006.

Individual should be familiar with research and analyses of
materials and techniques contained in art and artifacts using
microscopy, cross-sectioning, SEM/EDS, XRD, XRF, FTIR and Raman
spectroscopy. Knowledge of other micro-analytical techniques for
organic materials (e.g. GC/MS, TLC) and prior museum experience a
plus. Successful applicant will have excellent writing and verbal
communication skills, publications in peer reviewed journals, and
should demonstrate innovation in conceiving and implementing
analytical methods for the study of art/artifact fabrication
techniques. Candidate needs to be an effective liaison between
scientists in academia and industry and museum staff and have strong
desire to advance conservation and conservation science fields.

Salary and level of appointment commensurate with experience. Full
benefits. Please submit cover letter, vitae, three professional
references, copies of recent publications, and other relevant
supportive material to

    The Detroit Institute of Arts
    Organization Development/Human Resource Department
    5200 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit MI 48202
    Fax: 313-833-0343
    hrjobs [at] dia__org

Candidate must be a city of Detroit resident within three months of
date of hire. EO/AA Employer.

Barbara Heller
Chief Conservator
The Detroit Institute of Arts
Fax: 313-833-6406

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:31
                  Distributed: Friday, January 6, 2006
                       Message Id: cdl-19-31-025
Received on Wednesday, 4 January, 2006

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