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Position at Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN)

From: Hester Lensink <hester.lensink<-at->
Date: Monday, November 16, 2009
Conservator of old master- and/or modern paintings
Temporary position
The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN)
at the Collections Department in Rijswijk/The Hague, the Netherlands.

Closing date: December 18, 2009

The Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN) houses the
State Collection (ca 100.000 objects) and has a Conservation
Department with an international reputation. In 2007 an ambitious
three year project has started concerning the conservation of over
4000 objects on loan to the Dutch ministries. The project will end
December 2010.

The ICN is looking for a--preferably full-time (36
hrs/week)--well-qualified conservator with a Master-degree 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 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 conservator is to undertake a wide range of activities within
this project:

    Checking, assessing and reporting on the condition of paintings,
    on location and in the studio
    Cleaning and conservation
    Structural repair work

The ICN offers a temporary contract through a Dutch employment
agency. Salary will be depending on qualifications and experience.
The appointment is initially for six months, with the intention to
extend the contract for another half year until the end of 2010.

Informal inquiries: ICN,

    Zeph Benders <zeph.benders<-at->icn<.>nl>
    +31 10330211 Monday-Thursday

Formal applications including a curriculum vitae with 2 references
and examples of recent conservation treatments, deadline December 18
2009, to:

    Mrs. Alie van den Burg
    Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage (ICN),
    Department of  P&O
    PO Box 76709
    1070 KA Amsterdam

Hester Lensink,
Senior Researcher
Instituut Collectie Nederland/ICN
Gabriel Metsustraat 8

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:18
                 Distributed: Friday, November 20, 2009
                       Message Id: cdl-23-18-017
Received on Monday, 16 November, 2009

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