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Position at Yale

From: Catherine Stephens <catherine.stephens<-a>
Date: Monday, December 15, 2014
Head, Sustainable Conservation Lab
Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH)

STARS Requisition #: 28375BR

Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH),
established by a transformational gift from Lisbet Rausing and Peter
Baldwin '78 is dedicated to advance the field of heritage science by
improving the science and practice of conservation in a sustainable
manner.  At the crossroads between science and art, the Institute is
home to state-of-the-art conservation, research and imaging

The IPCH Sustainable Conservation Lab develops and implements
cutting-edge research for sustainable preservation of cultural
heritage in terms of understanding and assessing the environmental
impact on heritage materials and objects as well as developing tools
for integrated risk management and energy efficient strategies of
climate control in museums and historic buildings.  It also supports
and develops powerful tools to preserve cultural heritage for future
generations in a sustainable manner.

Reporting to the IPCH Director, the Head of the Sustainable
Conservation Lab designs and implements the research of the
Sustainable Conservation Lab, with the aim to develop standards,
protocols and technologies.  Designs models and consults on energy
efficiency, risk management and environmental impact in service for
Yale collections and museums, considering all technical and ethical
aspects and policies of preventive preservation.

Required Education and Experience: PhD degree in a related field and
seven years of research experience in a cultural heritage and
preservation environment such as academia, museum, collections,
public or private research institute, or similar institution; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Demonstrated administrative, managerial, supervisory,
    interpersonal skills.  Well-developed organizational, research
    and analytical skills

    Extensive background in energy efficiency, risk management and
    environmental impact as they pertain to preventative and
    sustainable preservation of cultural heritage materials

    Excellent communication and leadership skills.  Demonstrated
    ability to work collegially with a wide range of staff

    Superior project management skills with a proven track record of
    completion on time

    Awareness of principles of professional and organizational
    sustainability in accordance with Yale's current practice.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration,
please apply online at


the STARS req ID for this position is 28375BR.  Please be sure to
reference this website when applying for this position.

Note: This position has a three year duration, with continuation

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard
to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex,
race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or
national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis
of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Catherine H. Stephens, Ph.D.
Senior Conservation Scientist
Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH)
Yale University
PO Box 27395
West Haven CT 06516-7395
Fax: 203-737-7328

UPS and Fed Ex address:
300 Heffernan Drive, Bldg 900
West Haven CT 06516

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