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Position at Buffalo State College

From: Meredeth Lavelle <lavellma<-at->
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Mellon Conservation Science Professor
Art Conservation
Buffalo State College

The Art Conservation Department, Buffalo State College, invites
applications for the recently endowed Andrew W. Mellon Professorship
in Conservation Science.  The full-time appointment will be at an
academic rank determined by qualifications.

Responsibilities: Teach graduate lecture and laboratory subjects in
conservation science and participate in development of science
curriculum. Mentor students on scientific aspects of conservation
treatment and guide student research projects. Assume overall
responsibility for maintaining department laboratories. Develop and
maintain active research program on conservation of art and other
objects of material culture.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in a physical science; a well
established research and publication record; effective communication
skills; willingness to commit to the Buffalo State College mission,
vision and core values.

Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in chemistry especially
organic chemistry; postgraduate professional experience in science;
doctoral and/or postdoctoral experience in conservation science
research or research immediately relevant to conservation of art and
other objects of material culture; evidence of a high level of
commitment to and excellence in teaching at graduate level;
experience carrying out successful research projects in
collaboration with other scientists and/or conservators.

The Art Conservation Department
<URL:> offers an
internationally recognized graduate program in art conservation.
Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State
University of New York (SUNY) system. The campus is located in the
museum district of Buffalo, the second largest city in New York
State. The area offers a variety of cultural and recreational

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2010 and continue
until the position is filled. Applicants should electronically
submit: 1) cover letter that explains how credentials apply to
required and preferred qualifications; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3)
statement of teaching philosophy; 4) names and contact information
of three references.

Apply at <URL:>

Contact Professor Jonathan Thornton <thorntjl<-at->buffalostate<.>edu> for
more information.

Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
and encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minorities,
persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Meredeth Lavelle
Senior Staff Assistant
Art Conservation Department
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Rockwell Hall 230
Buffalo, NY  14222-1095
Fax: 716-878-5039

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Received on Tuesday, 15 December, 2009

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