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Position at Queens

From: Krysia Spirydowicz <spirydow<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Assistant Professor of Artifact Conservation
Art Conservation Program
Queen's University

The Art Conservation Program at Queen's University, Kingston,
Canada, seeks applications from qualified individuals for a
three-year Non-Renewable appointment at the level of Assistant
Professor to begin 1 July 2014 (subject to budgetary approval).  The
position involves the teaching and supervision of graduate students
in theoretical and laboratory courses covering the history,
technology, and conservation of artifacts and artworks from
historic, archaeological and ethnographic contexts.  Applicants must
have in-depth knowledge and expertise covering a wide range of
organic and inorganic materials including ceramics, glass, metals,
stone, bone, ivory, textiles and wood.  The successful candidate
will be expected to conduct and disseminate research in his/her
area.  The Department is committed to strengthening further the
collaboration between its Art History and Art Conservation programs
in teaching and in research, for example, through the joint PhD
stream that was recently introduced and through Queen's University's
Mobile Laboratory for Technical Art History.  The candidate will
have the opportunity to participate in these exciting developments.
Applicants must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence
in teaching and in scholarly research.  Applicants will hold a PhD
or equivalent, have experience in conservation practice and a record
of publications in scholarly journals and involvement in
professional associations; administrative experience would be an

The Art Conservation Program offers a Master of Art Conservation
degree (MAC) in the following areas: conservation treatment,
conservation science, and conservation research.  Further
information can be found at


The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to
applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes
into account an applicant's accessibility needs.  If you require
accommodation during the interview process, please contact the
Department at the address below.

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, in accordance with Canadian
Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents
of Canada will be given priority.

Academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective
Agreement between Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and
the University, which is posted at


Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, full
curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and prospective
research interests, and a statement of teaching experience,
including recent course outlines and evaluations, if available, and
copies of major publications along with the names and contact
information for three referees.  The closing date for receipt of
applications is 4 April 2014.  Applications may be submitted
electronically or by mail, with preference for electronic
submission, to:

    Janice Helland, PhD
    Professor, Head Art History and Art Conservation
    Ontario Hall
    Queen's University
    Kingston ON, K7L 3N6
    hellandj<-a t->queensu< . >ca

Krysia Spirydowicz
Director and Associate Professor
Art Conservation Program
Queen's University

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