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Position at Queen's University

From: Rosaleen Hill <hillr<-a>
Date: Monday, June 9, 2014
Teaching position
Art Conservation Program, Department of Art
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Winter 2015

The Department of Art at Queen's University is inviting applications
for a four-month position in painting conservation in the Art
Conservation Program, from 1 January 2015 to 30 April 2015, with
classes in session from 5 January 2015 to 2 April 2015.  We are
looking for an experienced individual with a demonstrated commitment
to excellence in conservation practice and theory, with particular
expertise in conservation of panel paintings and paintings on solid
supports.  This position involves the supervision of graduate
students in practical conservation treatments and research, and
lecturing in the history, technology, and conservation of paintings
on solid supports, as well as some administrative duties.  The
teaching course load is 1.625 courses per term.  The course details
are listed below.

The successful candidate will hold at least a master's degree (or
equivalent) in art conservation with a specialization in the
conservation of paintings, and will have significant experience in
conservation practice.  Some administrative experience would be an

The Art Conservation Program offers a Master of Art Conservation
degree (MAC) and interacts with the art history (BA, MA, PhD)
program, within the Faculty of Arts and Science.  Further
information may be obtained at


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, Canadians and permanent residents will
be given priority.

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 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


A candidate qualified to teach may be considered for appointment to
a Term Adjunct position as defined by the Collective Agreement for
All Faculty, Librarians and Archivist between QUFA and Queen's
University.  Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective
Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrolment

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae,
letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant
materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration (e.g.
Letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.).  Any inquiries regarding
this position should be addressed to

    Professor Rosaleen Hill
    Acting Director
    Art Conservation Program
    hillr<-a t->queensu< . >ca

The closing date for submission of applications is 31 July 2014.

Applications should be submitted electronically or by mail, with
preference for electronic submission, to:

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

Course details:

Conservation Principles

    A general survey course dealing with various aspects of
    conservation and museology.  The course deals with professional
    ethics, control of the factors causing deterioration and with
    preventive conservation including care in handling, transporting
    and storing cultural property.

    Lecture course, team taught, weighting: 0.125.

History, Technology and Conservation of Paintings II

    Continuing the studies begun in ARTC-821, this course examines
    the materials and techniques, deterioration, and conservation of
    paintings on solid supports.  Emphasis will be placed on the
    study of wood panel paintings.

    Lecture course, weighting: 0.5.

Paintings Conservation Practice II

    This course continues studies begun in ARTC-861.  This course
    builds on the information and skills obtained in ARTC-861 with
    the incorporation of theory and practice in the conservation of
    paintings on fabric supports.

    Lab course, weighting: 0.5.

Paintings Conservation Practice IV

    Continuation of ARTC-863.  This course is designed to provide
    second year students with increasingly more complex problems in
    the conservation of paintings on a variety of supports.
    Aesthetic, historical and ethical aspects are considered along
    with practical approaches to the conservation of a variety of
    unusual painting materials.

    Lab course, weighting: 0.5.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:2
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Received on Monday, 9 June, 2014

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