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Subject: Position at Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore

Position at Heritage Conservation Centre, Singapore

From: Joyce Foo <joyce_foo<-a>
Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
Senior Conservation Scientist
Heritage Conservation Centre
National Heritage Board, Singapore

The National Heritage Board (NHB) is recruiting an experienced
Senior Conservation Scientist for the Heritage Conservation Centre
(HCC) under NHB.

The HCC is a purpose-built facility for the storage and conservation
of all artefacts under the custodianship of NHB (i.e. the National
Collection), with the mission to care for, manage and facilitate
access for these artefacts.  To enhance conservation of the National
Collection, HCC is committed towards introducing Conservation
Science capabilities and is now seeking for an experienced
individual to spear-head the development of Conservation Science.
This position of Senior Conservation Scientist will set up a
Conservation Science laboratory to establish material
characterization services for addressing the needs of the National
Collection.

Responsibilities

    Manage logistical and budgetary planning for initial laboratory
    set-up

    Establish essential instrumentation, reference libraries, data
    maintenance and procedures for analysing the National Collection

    Design and teach short conservation science courses to junior
    conservators and supervise their research projects

    Work closely with conservators and/or stakeholders in the
    analysis of artefacts to support conservation and exhibition
    needs

    Research with senior conservators on project(s) of significant
    interest to the National Collection

    Manage interns and temporary staff on industrial attachments

    Network and nurture collaboration relationships with potential
    stakeholders

    Perform other general administrative duties when required

Requirements

    Master's Degree or PhD, specialising in conservation science,
    chemistry or other scientific discipline relevant to the
    position

    At least 8 years of experience and working knowledge of
    analytical instrumentation applied to conservation science
    research, art history and art conservation practices

    Extensive knowledge of broad-based conservation science and one
    or more specialist areas in conservation research

    Experience and enthusiastic in teaching and sharing of results

    Proven track record in research publications

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, project
    management skills and ability to work with others

    Good knowledge of Southeast Asian Art will be advantageous

Work location: The Senior Conservation Scientist shall mostly be
based at HCC at 32 Jurong Port Road.

To apply, please email resume with subject title "Application for
Senior Conservation Scientist" to nhb_hr<-a t->nhb< . >gov< . >sg.

The closing date for application is 13 June 2014.

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