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Subject: Position at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Position at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: Christopher Wasson <cwasson<-at->
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
Senior Conservator
Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking candidates for the
position of Senior Conservator of Furniture and Woodwork. Candidates
for the Senior Conservator position are expected to have a work
background of 10 or more years in the conservation field or
equivalent, including management experience. The Senior Conservator
will perform treatments and oversee the work of conservation staff,
including contractors. Responsibilities include conservation of
wooden elements in period rooms as well as the care and treatment of
furniture in the Museum collections, which include a wide range of
periods and cultures.  The position encompasses the examination of
objects being considered for acquisition, the training of interns
and fellows, and participation in public outreach programs.
Additional duties include budget management, personnel evaluations
and policy development in conjunction with conservation, curatorial,
and collections colleagues. Excellent written and oral communication
skills are required, including demonstrated original research and
publication of findings.

Prerequisite is a graduate degree or equivalent education in
furniture or woodwork conservation or related discipline.
Supplemental training in fine arts, art history, analytical or wood
science, or a related field is advantageous. Salary will be
commensurate with experience.

To apply, create a single document that contains a letter of
application stating interests and qualifications and a resume.
Application Instructions:

    Apply via Museum's website:

    Create a single document that contains all the application
    material listed above to be uploaded with your application.

    Candidates without a social security number should decline the
    background check section. This does not impact the status of
    your application.

Also, please submit three reference letters by email or mail to the
attention of Chris Wasson at cwasson<-at->philamuseum<.>org or Philadelphia
Museum of Art, PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA, 19101.  For questions
about this posting please contact Chris at 215-684-7542.

Application deadline: June 1, 2013.

Chris Wasson
Conservation Administrator
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Received on Monday, 22 April, 2013

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