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Subject: Position at SCMRE

Position at SCMRE

From: Ann B. N'Gadi <ngadia>
Date: Monday, November 24, 2003
Director
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education.

The Smithsonian Institution is seeking a Director to lead its
comprehensive conservation and preservation science research and
education center, the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and
Education (SCMRE). The mission of SCMRE is to increase and
disseminate scientific knowledge that improves preservation and
conservation of museum collections and related material, with an
emphasis on the collections of the Smithsonian Institution's
museums. Furthermore, the Center staff formulates and conducts
research, training and education programs in conservation and
scientific studies of collections to serve national and
international needs of museums. The Center serves as a source of
technical information, advice and assistance both to the Smithsonian
and other institutions on matters of collection conservation and
preservation. For a more detailed description of the Center's
programs access <URL:http://www.si.edu/scmre>.

We are seeking an accomplished scholar, conservator and/or scientist
to provide leadership to the Center in the development, conduct and
review of basic research programs and projects in conservation and
preservation science research. The director is responsible for
shaping a strategic vision for the Center and for articulating that
vision within the Smithsonian Institution and to potential donors,
government agencies, national and international museums, and the
general public. Applicants should possess a record of achievement in
conservation or preservation research and management experience at a
level that includes planning, goal setting, grant writing, budget
formulation and supervision of a technical staff. Applications from
women, minority, or disabled candidates are welcomed. For a complete
application package and instructions please access
<URL:http://www.si.edu/ohr> and retrieve announcement number
EX-03-06.

The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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