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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Nicole Linderman <nlinderman<-a>
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Assistant Objects Conservator
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks a full-time Assistant Objects
Conservator for a one-year, term appointment in the Department of
Conservation and Collections Management, for a major reinstallation
of Egyptian and Classical antiquities.

The Division of Objects Conservation is responsible for the
preservation, examination and treatment of three-dimensional objects
and sculpture in this encyclopedic collection which spans the
history of western and non-western art, ranging from archaeological
material to contemporary art. The Assistant Conservator will work
primarily on sculpture, architectural elements and objects from
ancient Egypt and the classical world for the reinstallation of
galleries related to the ongoing renovation and expansion of the

Applicants must have a Master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) from a
recognized graduate conservation training program specializing in
objects conservation. A minimum of two years of post-training
experience is required; previous experience working with antiquities
and ancient architecture is highly desirable. The Assistant
Conservator may be asked to carry out research in support of
treatments, and to perform tasks related to conservation activities
in the objects laboratory. The Assistant Conservator must be able to
develop and implement treatments independently, as well as work as
part of a team including collections care personnel, engineers and
facilities staff for treatment, transport of objects and mount
making for gallery installation. Excellent interpersonal and writing
skills are required, as are experience with digital photography,
Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Photoshop. All work shall be
performed in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for
Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and
Artistic Works.

Salary commensurate with experience.
Position is available July 1, 2008.

Please send submit a resume/cover letter to resumes<-a t->mfa< . >org or

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

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

Nicole Linderman
Conservation and Collections Mgt.
MFA, Boston

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:63
                   Distributed: Friday, May 30, 2008
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Received on Wednesday, 28 May, 2008

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