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Subject: Position at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Position at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

From: Marlene Eidelheit <eidelheit>
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2007
Textile Conservator
Textile Conservation Laboratory
Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A full time textile conservation position in tapestry and textile
conservation is offered by the Textile Conservation Lab at the
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC. The position is for a year
beginning July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and may be renewable.

The Lab primarily treats European tapestries from the Cathedral's
collection and from other museums and institutions in addition to
working on a broad spectrum of other textiles. The applicant will be
expected to participate in various ongoing treatment activities in
the Textile Lab.

Applicants should be a graduate from a recognized conservation
program or have worked in the field for at least three years.  He or
she should be experienced with textiles, microscopy, cleaning,
stitching treatments and mounting and should have an interest in
tapestry. He or she should be comfortable and work effectively in a
group environment, have the ability to focus in on fine work for
long stretches of time but should also be able to occasionally carry
out activities that are physical in nature, i.e. moving heavy
tapestries and wet cleaning.

The salary is commensurate with experience and includes full
benefits. Applicants should send a letter with a statement of
interest, a CV, samples of examination reports and treatment records
with documentation. Please include three supporting letters from
conservation professionals familiar with the candidate's work

All application materials must be received by June 8, 2007.

For further information please contact:

    Marlene Eidelheit
    Textile Conservation Laboratory
    Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    1047 Amsterdam Avenue
    New York, NY 10025
    212-316-7523
    eidelheit [at] stjohndivine__org


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