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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: Friday, September 19, 2014
Assistant Paintings Conservator
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks a full-time Assistant
Paintings Conservator to fill a 2-year term position beginning late
fall/early winter 2014.  Under the direction of the lab head, the
Assistant Paintings Conservator will undertake thorough technical
examination and treatment of a large-scale, seven-panel, late
Byzantine (possibly Cretan-Venetian) altarpiece.  Note that the
majority of this treatment will be carried out in a studio space
visible to the public.

Essential functions: 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.

Qualifications: 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 studio visible 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 essential.

Application materials are due by October 20, 2014.  For
consideration, please submit letter of interest, resume, and two
letters of recommendation to resumes<-a t->mfa< . >org.  You may also submit
your materials 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

Please note: If you have already applied for the Assistant Paintings
Conservator position related to the conservation of the 18th century
painting by Benjamin West, it is not necessary to apply (unless you
wish to submit additional materials); you will automatically be
under consideration for both positions.

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

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