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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Rhona MacBeth <rmacbeth<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 4, 2009
Assistant Conservator, Paintings
Conservation and Collections Management
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

In preparation for the publication of a catalogue of its collection
of 17th century Dutch and Flemish paintings, the Museum is seeking
an Assistant Paintings Conservator to carry out technical
examinations of all the works to be included.

Working under the direction of the Head Paintings Conservator and
the Senior Paintings Curator, the Assistant Conservator will
undertake the technical examination of approximately 151 paintings.
This will include examination and documentation with visual light,
microscope, IR and X-radiography. A concise written summary
detailing the results of the examination will also be made.

Sound understanding of the examination techniques mentioned above,
along with a familiarity with Photoshop and an ability to write well
and clearly, is essential.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in paintings conservation and
at least one year of additional professional experience. This is a
16 month term position, beginning in the fall of 2009. Application
deadline: 6 July 2009

Qualified applicants should send or email  letter of interest and
resume to:

    Myriam Negron
    Assistant Director
    Human Resources
    Museum of Fine Arts
    465 Huntington Avenue
    Boston MA 02115

Only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.  The Museum of
Fine Arts, Boston is an equal opportunity employer committed to

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:3
                   Distributed: Friday, June 5, 2009
                        Message Id: cdl-23-3-012
Received on Thursday, 4 June, 2009

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