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Subject: Position at Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin

Position at Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin

From: Carola Thielecke <thielecke>
Date: Monday, March 20, 2006
Museum of Ethnology, Staatliche Museen
    zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz

Salary: Euro 25.000 approximately per annum
Key number: EM 1-2006
Berlin, Germany
Closing Date: 18 April 2006

Conservator for the Department of the South Seas

The South Seas Department is seeking a conservator to take care of
the conservation and restoration of a collection consisting of
55.000 objects (excluding textiles and Tapa). The candidate should
be able to perform independently difficult work in conservation or
restoration on organic materials, also to supervise the conservation
of different kinds of shell, clay and stone objects. Another area of
application is to take care of the permanent exhibition. Also
included in the job duties is the responsibility for the supervision
of the collection of organic materials (excluding objects made from
leather, textile and plant fibre) which belong to the Islamic

Required skills/ Qualifications: The successful candidate requires a
Diploma in conservation/ restoration of Ethnographical objects or
comparable academic degree in conservation. Equally accepted is a
sufficient amount of knowledge in the relevant field obtained
through long work experience.

The candidate should also have experience in museum work. A
consolidated knowledge in material science and -technology, as well
as in conservation methods, preventive conservation and basic
knowledge in chemistry is required. A working knowledge of English/
German is also required.

Application instructions: For further information about the
formalities please see <URL:>.

To apply please send your application to:

    Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz
    Der Prasident
    Sachgebiet I 2 e
    Von der Heydt-Str. 16-18
    10785 Berlin

Please notice that electronic applications are not accepted. It is
only possible to send an application back to the sender if a self
addressed and post stamped envelope is enclosed."

Carola Thielecke
Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz
Hauptverwaltung, I1
Von-der-Heydt-Str. 16-18
10785 Berlin
+49 30 254 63 244
Fax: +49 30 254 63 268

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