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Positions at Orientalist Museum, Qatar

From: Hyejung Yum <hyum<-a>
Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Conservators (3 positions)
Orientalist Museum in Doha, Qatar

The Orientalist Museum contains one of the most significant
collections of Orientalist art ever assembled in the world.  The
Orientalist Museum collection consists of paintings, drawings,
prints, sculpture, books and examples of applied art by the most
popular artists of the 16th to 20th centuries.  The variety of the
artworks gives the collection world heritage value and demonstrates
the appreciation of differences and similarities in European visions
of the Middle East.

The Orientalist Museum is recruiting three full time conservators
who are responsible for the physical care, preservation, and
conservation treatment of the collection.

Painting conservator
Paper conservator
Applied art conservator (preferably specialized in wood)

Responsibilities:

    Examine and treat the relevant objects within the museum
    collection

    Provide full written and photographic documentation of
    treatments

    Prepare condition assessments, conduct surveys, and provide
    other written reports as necessary

    Prepare the relevant objects for exhibitions and loans including
    condition checking, overseeing packing for transit, installing
    and de-installing if required

    Advise on environmental conditions in storage and galleries

    Organize, maintain, and manage the conservation laboratory

    Train other museum staff involved in handling of the museum
    collection

    Manage collection condition information in the museum database
    system

Qualifications and Experience: Master's degree from a recognized
conservation program with a minimum of five years experience or
equivalent combination of education and training.  Preferably with
experience in a museum setting.  Excellent communication and
organization skills and demonstrated computer and related technology
skills.

A competitive salary package will be provided.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To
apply, please email CV, a cover letter and name of three referees
to:

    Hyejung Yum
    Head of Conservation
    Orientalist Museum, Doha
    Qatar
    hyum<-a t->qma< . >org< . >qa


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