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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

From: Susan Farrell <sfarrell>
Date: Saturday, June 2, 2007
Research Scientist
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Reports to:  MFAH Conservation Director
Date Needed:  June 2007
Pay Type:  Salaried, Exempt, Full Time, 35 hours/week

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience and Education

Benefits:  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 Pay

Work Schedule:  To Be Determined
Work Location:  Rosine Building, a smoke-free building


    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
    the participating institutions.

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

    *   Serve as adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry at
        Rice University

    *   Conduct and disseminate art conservation-related research

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    *   Knowledge of the structure, properties, and behavior of the
        materials used in the creation and conservation of works of
        art is required, as is 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 required

    *   Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Education and Experience:

    *   Ph.D. in a physical science

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

To apply send resume to

    Human Resources
    Job 148
    PO Box 6826
    Houston TX 77265-6826
    Fax: 713-639-7597
    jobs [at] mfah__org or apply at

The MFAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of
non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed,
color, age, sex, religion, national origin, handicap or status as a
disabled and/or Vietnam Era Veteran.  For more information, see

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