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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Diana DiRamio <ddiramio<-a>
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Assistant Paintings Conservator
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks a full-time Assistant
Paintings Conservator to fill an 18-month term position beginning
summer 2014.  This is one of two positions focused on the
conservation of a very large 18th century painting by Benjamin West.
Essential functions include: undertake treatment and research of
painting; interact and communicate with visitors directly and
through 'new media;' document object condition and conservation work
in writing and through photography, in accordance with departmental
standards in collections database system; contribute to research,
reports, lectures, and scholarly articles for the project.

Applicants should have a Master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) with a
specialization in paintings conservation from a recognized
conservation training program.  At least one and a half years of
post-training experience is required.  Comfort with working in a
conservation studio open to the public and with interacting with the
public is essential.  Structural as well as aesthetic treatment
skills are required for this challenging project.  Strong
in-painting skills desirable.  Ability to work and excel as part of
a team and in a rapidly-paced environment required.  Excellent
written, photo documentation, and communication skills are

Application materials are due by August 22, 2014.  For
consideration, please submit letter of interest, resume, and two
letters of recommendation to resumes<-a t->mfa< . >org.  Materials may also be
submitted via postal mail to:

    Human Resources Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Confirmation of receipt of complete applications will be sent via
e-mail.  Only those candidates selected for interviews will be

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
seeks diversity in its workforce.

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