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Subject: Position at SCMRE

Position at SCMRE

From: Ann B. N'Gadi <ngadia>
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2006
Head of Technical Studies
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education

The Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE)
is seeking a Head of Technical Studies. The ideal candidate will be
an accomplished scientist with a demonstrated background in art
history, connoisseurship, and/or art conservation. The incumbent
will conduct, manage, and guide primary research and technical
studies on works of art, artifacts, and collections, or related
materials, using appropriate scientific methodologies, to further
knowledge of the history, connoisseurship, and conservation of these
works and, where necessary, to verify their authenticity or
provenance. The incumbent will provide leadership to the technical
studies group, supervising a staff of conservation scientists and
technicians and guiding research fellows, interns, and volunteers.
The successful applicant should possess a record of achievement in
science using state-of-the-art instrumentation and in (art)
historical materials, connoisseurship, and/or art conservation, and
supervisory experience at a level that includes conducting,
managing, and guiding research.

SCMRE is a scientific research center of the Smithsonian Institution
with the mission to increase and disseminate scientific knowledge
that improves preservation and conservation of museum collections
and related material, with an emphasis on the collections of the
Smithsonian Institution's museums. For a more detailed description
of the Center's programs access <URL:>.

For a complete application package and instructions please see
<URL:> and retrieve announcement number
06JW-1394. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Vacancy closes February 6, 2006.

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