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Subject: Position at Winterthur Museum

Position at Winterthur Museum

From: Mark Anderson <manderson>
Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Assistant/Associate Furniture Conservator
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate, the largest single collection
of American Decorative Arts 1640-1860, seeks an Assistant or
Associate level Furniture Conservator.  Responsibilities include the
care/conservation of the furniture and wooden artifact collection,
working with a large museum staff and faculty, and teaching in the
Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.  In
addition to a thorough knowledge of furniture as a multimedia
decorative art form, excellent hand skills in conservation are
required.  He/she will be an advocate for the museum, graduate
program and profession through presentations, teaching and

The successful candidate will have familiarity with the scientific
principles and technology involved in assessment, documentation and
treatment of furniture surface coatings and furniture structure.
Knowledge of American furniture history and construction practices
is desirable. The applicant must hold a Master's degree in
conservation or Bachelor's degree and equivalent experience.  For
the Assistant level at least 2 years experience in conservation is
required with a Master's degree or at least 4 years with a
Bachelor's degree.  For the Associate level at least 7 years
experience is required with a Master's or at least 9 years with a

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to

    Human Resources
    Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
    Winterthur DE 19735
    jobs [at] winterthur__org


A. Shonie Castle
Employment Manager

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:34
               Distributed: Wednesday, December 12, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-21-34-029
Received on Wednesday, 5 December, 2007

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