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Position at Queens

From: Barb Quesnel <artcon<-at->
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Position in Advanced Imaging Technology- Fall 2013
Art Conservation Program, Department of Art
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Subject to budget approval, the Department of Art at Queen's
University is inviting applications for a four-month position in
advanced imaging technology in the Art Conservation Program,
September 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013. The teaching course load is 1
half-credit courses or 3 units. Course details are listed below.

Applications are invited from professional photographers, preferably
those who are familiar with the objectives and techniques of
conservation documentary photography for paper, paintings and
artifacts, and have at least 5 years of experience in this field.
Current knowledge of the specialized imaging techniques used in
conservation documentary photography is a requirement. Teaching
experience is an asset. Familiarity with current techniques for
museum photography is also desirable.

The Art Conservation Program offers a Master of Art Conservation
degree (MAC) and interacts with art history (BA, MA, PhD) program.
Further information may be obtained at


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.
Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace, and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,
aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any
sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent
residents of Canada will be given priority. The academic staff at
Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between
the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the
University, which is posted at


A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to
a Term Adjunct position as defined by the Collective Agreement for
All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen's
University. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective
Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment
criteria. If a graduate student is teaching a course in a different
discipline than they are registered, then they would be eligible for
appointment as a Term Adjunct. Applications should include a
complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two
(2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes
to submit for consideration (e.g. Letter of intent, teaching
dossier, etc.). Please arrange to have applications and supporting
letters sent directly to:

    Prof. Janice Helland
    Head, Department of Art
    Queen's University,
    Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 CANADA

Applications will be reviewed beginning July 15, 2013.

Course Details:

    OARTC 810 Advanced Imaging Technology in Art Conservation

    Topics to be covered will include (but are not limited to):
    studio practice for digital image capture for cultural heritage
    objects specialized imaging techniques such as ultraviolet and
    infrared (including the use of the Osiris system), reflectance
    transformation imaging, and beta-radiography. The instructor
    should also be familiar with post-capture manipulation, storage
    and management of images.

The instructor will be responsible for the development of the course
curriculum. Other duties will include the maintenance of the
photographic studio and equipment, responsibility for the
photographic supplies budget, and advising on upgrades or
replacement of photographic equipment. This course will be taught on
Fridays. For more information, please visit


Peta Bailey
Graduate Assistant
Art Conservation Program
Queen's University
Art Centre Extension, 15 Bader Lane, Room 206
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

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Received on Wednesday, 26 June, 2013

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