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Subject: Position at Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Position at Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

From: Suzanne Davis <davissl<-at->
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan seeks
a full-time Conservator to support the Museum's varied conservation
and preservation activities. The Kelsey Museum is located on the
central campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and houses
a collection of more than 100,000 ancient and medieval objects from
the civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Near East.

In addition to holding a variety of changing exhibitions, the Museum
sponsors research, archaeological fieldwork, and a wide range of
visitor programs. It serves as the home for a graduate program, the
Interdepartmental Program in Classics and Classical Archaeology, and
is closely affiliated with the University's Museum Studies Program.
The University of Michigan is a dynamic research and teaching
institution and offers an excellent benefits package.

The primary duties of the Conservator include:

    Performing condition assessment, documentation, and treatment of
    artifacts for use in exhibitions, teaching, and loans

    Providing conservation and site preservation for Kelsey Museum
    excavations in a variety of locations including the Middle East

    Undertaking research related to Kelsey Museum collections and

    Facilitating teaching with Kelsey Museum collections

    Supervising and mentoring student interns and fellows

    Advising students, faculty, and research scholars on
    conservation-related questions

    Participating in grant-writing, development, and public
    education activities

The Conservator reports to the Museum's Associate Curator and Head
of Conservation and works closely with other Museum staff including
faculty curators, collections managers, museum educators, exhibition
preparators, and administrators.

The target salary range for this position is $40,000-$50,000.  The
actual salary offered may be higher based on the qualifications and
experience of the selected candidate.

Requirements: A Master's degree in Conservation from a recognized
graduate program requiring at least 2 years of study, 3 years of
experience providing conservation for archaeological artifacts and
materials, experience providing conservation for active
archaeological excavations, and experience with preventive

To apply: Send a statement of interest, a current c.v., and contact
information for 3 professional references to Carl Abrego,
Administrative Specialist for the Kelsey Museum, who will distribute
all application materials to the hiring committee.

Applications may be emailed to cabrego<-at->umich<.>edu or mailed to the

    Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
    434 South State St.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109

All application materials must be received by November 30, 2013.

The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
Action Employer.

Suzanne Davis
Associate Curator and Head of Conservation
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
University of Michigan
434 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Fax: 734-763-8976

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Received on Thursday, 24 October, 2013

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