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Subject: Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

From: Sarah Husary <shusary<-a>
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Conservator, Objects Specialist
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

This temporary full-time position is funded through June 30, 2008
with a possibility of extension.

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco offers an exciting opportunity
for an experienced professional objects conservator to conserve and
restore Asian objects in this world-renowned collection.

In preparation for an upcoming exhibition of art from Myanmar
(Burma) and Thailand, the Conservator will work primarily on
lacquered and painted wooden furniture, weapons, and religious

Under the direction of the Head of Conservation, the Conservator

    Examine objects of stone, ceramics, metal, wood, ivory, glass,
    lacquer, and other organic and inorganic materials to determine
    their condition and conservation needs.

    Write condition reports and treatment proposals, choosing
    appropriate methods and materials.

    Plan and carry out treatments.

    Document treatments in writing and with photographs.

The nature of this highly skilled work requires manual dexterity,
intense concentration, and aesthetic sensibility in addition to
excellent organizational skills. The incumbent must have the ability
to coordinate and consult with curators, preparators, and other
museum professionals, prioritize work, and sequence projects in
order to meet agreed-upon deadlines.

Full Posting, including minimum qualifications available online.

Compensation:  Competitive Compensation

Application Procedure: Apply online at <URL:
or send a letter of interest and resume immediately to:

    Human Resources
    Attn: Sarah Husary
    Asian Art Museum
    200 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, California 94102 (United States of America)
    Fax: 415-861-2359

The Asian Art Museum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:50
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-21-50-027
Received on Wednesday, 19 March, 2008

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