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Position at Tainan National College of the Arts

From: Ulrich Weilhammer <wei>
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Professorship, Polychrome Wooden Objects/Easel Paintings
Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Conservation

Start date: September 2006

The Graduate Institute of Conservation at the Tainan National
University of the Arts seeks applications for an Assistant Professor
to direct the Department of Polychrome Wooden Objects/Easel
Paintings, to teach graduate art conservation courses, and
undergraduate courses as needed, assist in teaching preventive
conservation and to enhance and promote public outreach, diversity,
and other collaborative initiatives within the department and
profession.

Minimum qualifications:

    *   a Master's degree in conservation

    *   nine (9) years of verifiable conservation experience beyond
        the degree

    *   demonstrated knowledge of: the technology, materials and
        equipment used in conservation; experience in preventive
        conservation

    *   ability to examine and determine the condition and
        conservation needs of works of art and the preventative and
        corrective treatment of art objects; the environmental and
        handling requirements of art objects

    *   ability to communicate effectively with a variety of
        audiences and to work collaboratively with allied
        professionals.

    *   a demonstrated commitment to public outreach

    *   knowledge of the Chinese language (Mandarin) is beneficial
        but not a requirement

The Graduate Institute of Conservation at the Tainan National
University of the Arts offers a 4-year graduate program leading to a
Master of Art degree in Art Conservation. Our faculty includes the
Departments of Conservation of polychrome wooden objects and easel
paintings, paper-based works of art, Asian paintings and a
Conservation-Management program. <URL:http://www.tnnua.edu.tw>

The Tainan National University of the Arts is located in Southern
Taiwan outside of Tainan City.

Send (1) statement of interest, (2) curriculum vitae and (3) names
and contact information of three or more references as soon as
possible to:

    Tainan National University of the Arts
    Graduate Institute of Conservation
    Prof. Dr. Chunmei Lin
    66 Tachi, Kuantien
    720 Tainan County
    Taiwan
    lincm [at] mail__tnnua__edu__tw
    with CC: to em2601 [at] mail__tnnua__edu__tw

The curriculum vitae will be shared with departmental faculty.
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2006 and continue until
the position is filled.

Ulrich Weilhammer
Assistant Professor
Tainan National University of the Arts
Graduate Institute of Conservation
66 Ta-chi, Kuan-tien
720 Tainan Taiwan R.O.C.
886 6 6930523
Fax: +886 6 6930521


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