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Subject: Position at M+ Museum

Position at M+ Museum

From: Yoyo Fong <yoyo.fong<-a>
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Paintings Conservator
Paper Conservator
M+ Museum
Hong Kong

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority welcomes exceptional
talent with a passion to realise the dream of making the West
Kowloon Cultural District the prime international and local
destination for arts, culture and entertainment.

We are currently recruiting the following positions to join M+.

M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong, scheduled to
open in 2017, is currently building a world class collection of
Contemporary Art, Design, Architecture as well as Film, Video and
New Media.

Conservator, Paintings (Ref:14031)

    You will be responsible for:

        Monitoring the physical condition of the paintings in the
        collection

        Planning and implementing preventive conservation measures
        for the collection

        Dealing with practical work, treatments, examination,
        photographic and written documentation related to the
        physical condition of the collection for exhibition and
        storage needs

        Advising the curatorial staff on conservation matters
        related to acquisitions

        Collaborating in the planning of the future Conservation
        Department of the museum

    You should:

        Possess a recognised university degree in conservation with
        specialisation in paintings conservation or equivalent

        Have at least 5 years of professional experience in
        treating, assessing and installing modern and contemporary
        paintings, preferably in a museum setting

        Have diverse knowledge in material preservation, preferably
        have familiarity and experience with cultural materials in
        South East Asia; and

        Have excellent oral and written communication skills in
        English and preferable in Chinese

 Conservator, Paper (Ref:14032)

    You will be responsible for:

        Monitoring the physical condition of works on paper in the
        collection

        Planning and implementing preventive conservation measures
        for the collection

        Dealing with practical work, treatments, examination,
        photographic and written documentation related to the
        physical condition of the collection for exhibition and
        storage needs

        Advising the curatorial staff on conservation matters
        related to acquisitions

        Collaborating in the planning of the future Conservation
        Department of the museum

    You should:

        Possess a recognised university degree in conservation with
        specialisation in conservation of works of paper or
        equivalent

        Have at least 5 years of professional experience in paper
        conservation, preferably in a contemporary art museum
        setting

        Have diverse knowledge in material preservation and
        photographic conservation, preferably have familiarity and
        experience with cultural materials in South East Asia

        Have excellent oral and written communication skills in
        English and preferable in Chinese

For interested parties, please send your application letter on or
before 26 September 2014 along with your CV outlining how you
fulfill the role requirements, expected salary and your
availability, quoting the reference number and name of the position
to:

    Ms Catherine Lee
    West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
    29/F, Tower 6
    The Gateway
    9 Canton Road
    Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

or via their respective email address:

    Conservator, Paintings (Ref: 14031)
    hr.recruit-2<-a t->wkcda< . >hk

    Conservator, Paper (Ref: 14032)
    hr.recruit-3<-a t->wkcda< . >hk

Data collected will only be used for job application processing.
Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 26
September 2014 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all
personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information see

    <URL:http://www.westkowloon.hk>

or contact Ms Catherine Lee at +852 2200 0121


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