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Subject: Position at Indianapolis Museum of Art

Position at Indianapolis Museum of Art

From: Joanne Hackett <jhackett>
Date: Monday, July 24, 2006
Costume and Textile Conservator
Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Indianapolis Museum of Art has recently completed its physical
expansion that includes a major gallery space devoted exclusively to
the display of its significant collection of costumes and textiles.
The textile lab, one of the oldest in the country, is currently
accepting applications for the position of Senior or Associate
Conservator.  This individual will be responsible for conservation,
preventative care and research of the Museum's collection of
costumes and textiles.

The candidate will have a minimum of five years experience from the
date of graduation from graduate school or finishing apprenticeship.
This position requires knowledge of art history (with an emphasis on
costume and textile history) and familiarity with a range of exhibit
mounts and methods.  Candidate will demonstrate artistic ability,
knowledge of material science, the ability to identify materials and
determine their age, and experience with a broad range of
conservation treatments. Skills in scientific instrumentation and
photographic documentation would be expected, as would strong
computer skills.  The successful candidate will demonstrate good
organization, strong written and oral communication, and research

Applicants should email a letter of interest and current resume to
humanresources [at] ima__museum or send to

    Human Resources Department
    Indianapolis Museum of Art
    4000 Michigan Road
    Indianapolis IN 46208

Please reference the code "TEX-2" in the cover letter.  Application
deadline is September 15, 2006.  The IMA is an equal opportunity

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