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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Nicole Linderman <nlinderman>
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Associate Conservator, Furniture and Frame Conservation
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks an associate conservator in
Furniture and Frame Conservation. Under the general direction of the
conservator, the associate conservator will be responsible for the
conservation of furniture, frames, period rooms, and musical
instruments in the Museum's collections. The Museum's collections
include a comprehensive range of furniture and other wooden objects
from America, Europe and Asia from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
The successful candidate will examine and treat a wide range of
wooden objects for exhibition, loan, and acquisition. Research and
technical examination of the collections will be encouraged. The
associate conservator will be expected to work closely with members
of curatorial, exhibitions, and other departments to coordinate and
schedule work and supervise staff. Full documentation of treatments
is required and all work will be performed in accordance with the
Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute
for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

The associate conservator must have a Master's degree from a
recognized graduate conservation training program or equivalent
experience. A minimum of five years of post-training experience is
required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send submit
a resume/cover letter to resumes [at] mfa__org or

    Human Resources Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Avenue of the Arts
    465 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The MFA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its

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