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Position at Johns Hopkins

From: Sophia K. Jordan <sjordan<-at->
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013
Conservation Technician for Birch Bark Manuscript
Johns Hopkins University

12 week fixed term position

The Sheridan Libraries and Museums has a temporary position for a
book or paper conservation technician to provide conservation
support in the treatment of a Kashmiri manuscript written on birch
bark. The conservation technician will work alongside the paper
conservator to implement the conservation protocols which have been
established for the artifact.   Primary duties include surface
cleaning, uncurling edges, repairing splits and delaminations,
aesthetic compensation, assisting in designing permanent housing and
written and photographic documentation.


    Applicants must possess a Masters degree in book and/or paper
    conservation from a recognized program or the equivalent

    One year experience working in a conservation lab.

    Demonstrated precision hand-skills

    A letter of application expressing interest in this opportunity.

    A portfolio including samples of treatment reports and
    photographic documentation.

    Contact information for two professional references (include
    address, phone, email).

Applications for this position (Req. # 57926) must be submitted via


Sonja Jordan-Mowery
Joseph Ruzicka and Marie Ruzicka Feldmann
Director for Conservation and Preservation
P.I., Heritage Science for Conservation
Johns Hopkins University
Sheridan Libraries
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:7
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 31, 2013
                        Message Id: cdl-27-7-031
Received on Thursday, 25 July, 2013

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