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Position at Tainan National University of the Arts

From: Fei Wen Tsai <tsaifw<-a>
Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Professor, Polychrome Wooden Objects/Easel Paintings
Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan
Graduate Institute of Conservation

Start date: Until position filled

The Graduate Institute of Conservation at the Tainan National
University of the Arts <URL:http://www.tnnua.edu.tw> seeks
applications for an Assistant Professor to direct the Department of
Polychrome Wooden Objects/Easel Paintings, to teach graduate art
conservation courses, and undergraduate courses as needed, assist in
teaching preventive conservation and to enhance and promote public
outreach, diversity, and other collaborative initiatives within the
department and profession.

Minimum qualifications:

    *   A Master's degree in conservation

    *   Nine (9) years of verifiable conservation experience beyond
        the degree

    *   Demonstrated knowledge of: the technology, materials and
        equipment used in conservation; experience in preventive
        conservation

    *   Ability to examine and determine the condition and
        conservation needs of works of art and the preventative and
        corrective treatment of art objects; the environmental and
        handling requirements of art objects

    *   Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of
        audiences and to work collaboratively with allied
        professionals

    *   A demonstrated commitment to public outreach

    *   Knowledge of the Chinese language (Mandarin) is beneficial
        but not a requirement

The Graduate Institute of Conservation at the Tainan National
University of the Arts offers a 3-year graduate program leading to a
Master of Art degree in Art Conservation. Our faculty includes the
Departments of Conservation of polychrome wooden objects and easel
paintings, paper-based works of art, Asian paintings and a
Conservation-Management program.

The Tainan National University of the Arts is located in Southern
Taiwan outside of Tainan City.

Send (1) statement of interest, (2) curriculum vitae and (3) names
and contact information of three or more references as soon as
possible to:

    Tainan National University of the Arts
    Graduate Institute of Conservation
    Prof. Fei Wen Tsai
    66 Tachi, Kuantien
    720 Tainan County
    Taiwan
    fwtsai<-a t->mail< . >tnnua< . >edu< . >tw
    with Cc: to em2601<-a t->mail< . >tnnua< . >edu< . >tw

The curriculum vitae will be shared with departmental faculty.
Review of applications will begin August 15, 2008 and continue until
the position is filled.

Fei Wen Tsai
Associate Professor
Tainan National University of the Arts
Graduate Institute of Conservation
66 Ta-chi, Kuan-tien
720 Tainan Taiwan R.O.C.
+886 6 6930523
Fax: +886 6 6930521

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