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Position at Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel

From: Anne Harmssen <a.harmssen<-at->
Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013
Conservator for Wallpapers
German Wallpaper Museum
Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Germany

The Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel (MHK) is offering a full-time
position for a Conservator for Wallpapers of a collection of
historic wallpapers from European and Asian culture.

Closing Date: October 31, 2013

Annual Salary: Full-time position, Pay Grade E 10, TV-H

Description: The successful candidate will be in charge of the
conservation and preservation of the collection of the German
Wallpaper Museum (DTM), including in situ wallpapers of residences
belonging to the Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel as well as caring
for the storage facilities. The magnificent collection of the German
Wallpaper Museum, founded in 1923, houses 23000 objects,
gold-leather and painted canvas wall-hangings as well as prominent
wallpapers made of paper. A new museum for the collection is
currently planned and precious Scenic Wallpapers will be the primary
focus for the new presentation. Therefore the main emphasis will be
on the preparation of the future permanent exhibition.

Qualifications: A Masters degree in Conservation of Works of Art on
Paper with specialisation in wallpaper conservation. Long-time
experience in conservation of Scenic Wallpapers and specialist
knowledge in professional installation techniques for mounting
wallpapers in the context of museums. We expect the successful
candidate to possess a high level of responsibility, social
competence, self-dependent functioning and organisational skills.
The individual must have a valid driver's license. Experience in
different software programs and the driving of a company-car are
also required.

Application: Interested persons should send their application and
curriculum vitae under the following number: 03-13-2 to:

    Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
    Postfach 410420
    D - 34066 Kassel

The Equal Rights Law of Hesse requires the enhancing of the
percentage of women when under-represented in certain departments.
The Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel therefore welcomes female
applicants. Completed applications received by October 31, 2013 will
be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as
necessary to fill the position. Application documents will be
returned only if accompanied by a self-addressed envelope including
sufficient stamps. Application expenses will not be refunded.

For further information please contact:

    Anne Harmssen
    Head of Conservation
    49-561-31680 178

Anne Harmssen
Head of Conservation Department
Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
Postfach 410 420
34066 Kassel
+49 561 31680 178
Mobile: +49 172 279 50 93

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:13
                Distributed: Monday, September 16, 2013
                       Message Id: cdl-27-13-030
Received on Sunday, 15 September, 2013

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