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Positions at NIKU

From: Merete Winness <merete.winness>
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2006
Conservators (2 positions)
Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU)

The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, NIKU, is an
accredited, autonomous body of expertise dedicated to the
preservation of cultural heritage and its vitality as a resource. We
provide professional services and knowledge to, among others,
heritage management authorities, planners, developers, and owners of
valuable cultural property. NIKU employs over 70 professionals
working in the fields of conservation, historic buildings and

The department of conservation at The Norwegian Institute for
Cultural Heritage research (NIKU) works with the examination,
treatment, consultancy and research of works of art, objects,
interiors and historic buildings. At present, a team of 13
conservators work at NIKU's new premises in the centre of Oslo
(Storgt. 2), Norway.

NIKU is seeking two experienced conservators capable of working with
one or more of the following:

    *   Examination and practical conservation treatment of
        polychrome sculpture, easel paintings, wall paintings,
        painted surfaces and objects

    *   Architectural paint research

    *   Preventive conservation and monitoring

    *   Analysis and microscopy

Qualifications and requirements: Applicants should have:

    *   Master degree in conservation or the equivalent training and

    *   Ability to work independently as well as working in larger

    *   Be prepared to travel and carry out site work  (eg working
        on scaffolding)

    *   Good communication skills

    *   Driving license

NIKU can offer

    *   Full time position and benefits

    *   Varied and challenging conservation work

    *   Opportunity to be a part of NIKU's research programmes

    *   Salary depends on the applicant's background and experience.
        NOK 292.000 to 413.600 per annum

Please, <URL:> <URL:> for
general information about the institute.

For further information, please, contact

    Merete Winness
    Head of Conservation
    +47 23 35 50 00
    +47 922 47 962 (mobile)
    merete.winness [at] niku__no

Applications should include letter of interest, CV, copies of
certificates, diplomas and relevant material plus names of contact
details of  2 referees

    NIKU, Personalkontoret
    Postboks 736 Sentrum
    N-0105 Oslo

Application deadline 7 July 2006.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:1
                  Distributed: Saturday, June 24, 2006
                        Message Id: cdl-20-1-038
Received on Thursday, 22 June, 2006

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