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Subject: Position at Israel Museum

Position at Israel Museum

From: Hani Green <hanigr<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Textile Conservator
Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Full-time position

Responsibilities include:

    Treatment of a wide variety of textile artifacts from all
    departments of the museum, with an emphasis on ethnography and
    Judaica collections

    Management and organization of laboratory work

    Cooperative work with other conservation departments, within the
    museum and elsewhere

Requirements:

    Preference will be given to graduates of recognized textile
    conservation programs, with:

    Proven experience in a recognized textile conservation
    laboratory of at least 6 years

    Expertise in treatment of textiles

    Ability to identify fibers (structure and production) and
    techniques both ancient and modern, including contemporary, from
    various cultures

    Familiarity with techniques of color analysis

    Ability to identify old and new stains and remove them

    Knowledge of cleaning, repair, and reinforcement techniques for
    treatment of a wide variety of materials (carpets, religious
    objects, clothing, objects of daily use, decorative objects,
    etc.)

    Experience with dyeing of fabrics and fibers

    Ability to identify, apply, and remove old and new adhesives

    Knowledge of preventive conservation techniques

    Knowledge of and experience with display, storage, and
    transportation solutions

    Experience with digital documentation, including photography

    Knowledge of, and adherence to, international ethical standards

    Good command of Hebrew and English

Please send CV, two references, and a digital sample from portfolio
to:

    Dvora Feinstein
    Director of Human Resources
    Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    dvorafe<-a t->imj< . >org< . >il


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