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Subject: Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Position at Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

From: Howard B. Wellman <hwellman>
Date: Monday, May 8, 2006
Assistant Conservator
Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, located at
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in Calvert County Maryland, is
seeking an entry-level Assistant Conservator of archaeological
materials.  State of Maryland contractual position for one year
(with possible renewal) with no State paid benefits, salary

The Assistant Conservator will work under the direction of the
Jamestown Project Conservator on a wide range of archaeological
objects from the National Park Service Colonial Jamestown
Collection, including iron, copper alloy, ceramic, glass, leather,
and wood.  The Assistant Conservator will examine and document
objects, perform analytical tests, prepare treatment proposals,
perform conservation treatments, package or mount artifacts for
transport, storage or display, and submit full reports of all

Applicant must have a degree in the conservation of objects from a
recognized conservation degree program, or be a current student in
such a program.  Current students seeking a minimum 12-month
internship, either post-graduate or as a graduation requirement, are
eligible. Equivalent work-experience of two years practical
conservation of archaeological materials may be accepted in lieu of
a conservation degree.  The applicant must be able to lift 50
pounds, work on ladders or in crouching positions, have experience
with taking and processing photographs, and experience with
computers operating the Windows OS, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, or
other equivalent computer software.  Prior training in health and
safety and the use of lifting and moving equipment is desired. The
applicant must be a US citizen or have a currently valid work visa.

To apply: Submit resume and letter of interest to:

    Human Resources Liaison
    Attn:  Assistant Conservator (Jamestown)
    Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
    10515 Mackall Road
    St. Leonard MD  20685

Closing date May 26, 2006

Howard Wellman
Lead Conservator
Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:55
                  Distributed: Saturday, May 13, 2006
                       Message Id: cdl-19-55-024
Received on Monday, 8 May, 2006

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