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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

From: Bradford A. Epley <bepley>
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2007
Research Scientist position
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), through the support of the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is offering a five-year appointment for
a Research Scientist.  The Scientist will report to the Conservation
Director of the MFAH and will be based at the MFAH, with additional
access to the facilities and staff of Rice University and The Menil
Collection, the participating institutions.

Responsibilities include:

    Providing analytical support to conservation staff of the MFAH
    and The Menil Collection

    Serve as adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Rice

    Conduct and disseminate art conservation-related research

Required experience and education include:

    Knowledge of the structure, properties, and behavior of the
    materials used in the creation and conservation of works of art
    and experience with various methods used in their analysis and
    identification, including, but not limited to: FTIR, GC-MS,
    RP-HPLC, XRD, XRF, and SEM w/EDS

    Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and
    research skills

    Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    Ph.D. in a physical science

    Experience and ability in research and teaching at the graduate
    level, including a substantial record of publication

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Benefits
include group medical and dental insurance, life and long-term
disability insurance, pension plan, credit union, flexible
compensation plan, paid time off, reserved time off, and holiday

All application materials should be submitted electronically. Send a
cover letter, resume, and list of three references to jobs [at] mfah__org.
Review of applications will begin May 18, 2007.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:2
                    Distributed: Sunday, May 6, 2007
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Received on Thursday, 3 May, 2007

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