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JOB TITLE: Conservation Fellow - 9/1/2018 through 8/31/2016
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will work half time in preventive conservation and half time in either the furniture or textile laboratory (depending on their specialty) with a dual emphasis on the treatment and/or research of material culture objects and participation in select professional level Conservation Department activities. These activities include supervision of students or interns for specific projects and professional meetings dealing with preventive conservation, documentation or exhibitions. The Fellow is expected to interact with curators, conservators, WUDPAC students and faculty and other professional staff and may assist in teaching UD under graduates and/or students in the WUDPAC program including developing curricula for specific course segments. The Fellow will undertake or provide assistance (with minimal supervision) with a treatment/research project designed to integrate their conservation interests and experience.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: MA/MS in art conservation. Minimum knowledge/skills: A basic practiced understanding of the technology associated with the Fellow’s specialty and its application to the care, treatment and assessment of collection objects. Good hand skills and understanding of conservation technology. Knowledge of library/museum practices and procedures. Knowledge of preservation housing of decorative and fine art objects. Good knowledge of treatment techniques such as stabilization, cleaning and loss compensation. Basic knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of conservation as outlined in the AIC Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Good oral and written communication, research and computer skills. Detail oriented, organized and good communication skills. Able to serve as a teaching assistant for undergraduate conservation coursework. Minimum experience: 6 months paid or unpaid experience specifically working on conservation treatments of objects.
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