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Subject: Position at Yale

Position at Yale

From: Michele Schena <michele.schena>
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Chief Conservator
Yale University Art Gallery
New Haven, CT

Reporting to the Director, the Chief Conservator formulates,
develops, and implements conservation and preservation treatments,
programs, and policies, manages the conservation studio involving
the documentation, research, analysis, preservation, and treatment
of the collection.  The Chief Conservator supervises conservation
department staff, interns, and students, and works with curatorial,
registrar and installations staffs to assure that conservation
standards are followed across the collections.

Applicants should have an advanced degree from a recognized
conservation program or equivalent training, be highly skilled in
painting or object conservation, and have 10+ years experience
conserving museum quality collections.  Applicants should be able to
perform a range of analyses appropriate to their discipline
including such techniques as x-radiography, infrared reflectography,
optical/chemical microscopy, and film-based/digital photographic
documentation. Strong communication skills and the desire to
collaborate with colleagues in the Yale University and international
scholarly communities are required.  Candidates should have a record
of scholarly publication in the field, and be eager to publish new
research and teach with the Gallery's collection.  For
consideration, apply online at


or contact Michele Schena <michele.schena [at] yale__edu>.  Your
application must include your letter of interest, resume, and the
names of the three references.  Closing date for applications will
be May 25, 2007. AA/EOE.

Michele M. Schena
Director of Human Resources
Yale University Art Gallery
PO Box 208271
New Haven, CT  06520-8271

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:1
                 Distributed: Saturday, April 28, 2007
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Received on Thursday, 26 April, 2007

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