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Position at Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage

From: Hester Lensink <hester.lensink<-a>
Date: Thursday, June 12, 2008
Conservator of old master paintings and/or modern paintings
(Temporary position)
The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage
(ICN) at the Collections Department in Rijswijk/The Hague

3-5 days/week

The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN), which houses
the State Collection (ca 100.000 objects), has a Conservation
Department with an international reputation. In 2007 an ambitious
three year project started concerning the conservation of over 4000
objects on loan at the Dutch ministries. The project lasts till end

The ICN is looking for a full-time project-conservator who will
undertake a wide range of activities within this project: the
checking, assessing and reporting on the condition of  paintings on
location as well as undertake their cleaning and conservation and
also some structural repair work.

The ICN is looking for a well-qualified conservator with a first
degree or equivalent in a science or arts/humanities subject
followed by a recognised post-graduate qualification in the
conservation of old master and/or modern paintings. In addition to a
high level of practical skills in the restoration of paintings, the
eligible candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively,
both orally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals. He or
she will be highly self-motivated and able to organise his/her own
workload with a minimum of supervision and be able to work
independently and in a team. Familiarity with digital photography,
as well as experience with Word, Excel and Photoshop is required.

The ICN offers a temporary contract till the end of 2009 through an
employment agency. Salary will be, depending on qualifications and

Informal inquiries and/or letters of application (with your cv, 3
references and 3 examples of recent conservation treatments):

    Hester Lensink
    Clustermanager Conservation and Restoration
    Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN)
    Visseringlaan 3
    PO Box 1098,
    2280 CB Rijswijk
    +31 70 307 38 63
    Fax: +31 70 319 23 98
    hester.lensink<-a t->icn< . >nl

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:1
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Received on Thursday, 12 June, 2008

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