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Subject: Position at Conservation Centre Vejle, Denmark

Position at Conservation Centre Vejle, Denmark

From: Lise Raeder Knudsen <lrk<-a>
Date: Monday, June 30, 2008
Paintings Conservator
Conservation Centre Vejle

Conservation Centre Vejle in Denmark is seeking a
conservator/conservation technician specialized in paintings /
polychrome sculpture for a newly created permanent position.

We are seeking a candidate with a Bachelor of Science or Master of
Science in Conservation or equivalent education or training.

Conservation Centre Vejle works primarily with cultural history
museums in the region. In addition, the department works with
churches, commercial and private clients and also undertakes
requested research projects. The tasks will be diverse and will
include the treatment of paintings on canvas and polychrome

In addition to the newly created position, the paintings
conservation department employs 2 permanent staff positions trained
at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, The School of Conservation
and often takes on short-term project staff and interns.

We value autonomy, good interpersonal skills and an ability to take
on responsibility. We expect that you have the desire and ability to
develop conservation techniques and improve the quality of care for
the museums for which we are responsible.

Work mostly takes place at the Conservation Centre but staff also
works regularly off-site for short or long periods in museums and

The post is to be filled by September 15, 2008 or by agreement. The
working hours are 37 hours per week.

If the candidate does not speak one of the Scandinavian languages, a
working knowledge of English or German is required.  Salaries and
conditions of employment by agreement. Ten working days per year are
allocated for training/conferences, networking, subject study and
the like.

Applications should be received by August 1, 2008 posted to the
following address:

    Conservation Centre Vejle
    Maribovej 10, 7100 Vejle

For more information, contact

    Louis Lange Wollesen
    llw<-a t->konsv< . >dk


    Lise Raeder Knudsen
    +45 76621155
    lrk<-a t->konsv< . >dk

Conservation Centre Vejle and the Shared Storage Facility were
purpose built in 2004. These are two independent institutions, which
share the same site. The Conservation Centre operates the shared
storage facility. Together, the two institutions form the Centre for
Preservation of Cultural Heritage. See more at

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                   Distributed: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
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Received on Monday, 30 June, 2008

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