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Subject: Position at Qatar Museums Authority

Position at Qatar Museums Authority

From: Mudhi Al Abdulla <malabdulla<-at->
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012
Conservator - Objects -  Organic
Qatar Museums Authority, Qatar

Full Time

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced candidate
in broad knowledge and demonstrated ability in the conservation of
organic materials (leather, wood, fibers), the ability to manage
budgets and projects, and effective oral and written communication

    Master's Degree in Conservation from an internationally
    recognized program plus minimum 5 years experience in an
    institutional setting.

    Technical knowledge with instrumentation and testing as required
    for treatments and research

    Experience with storage and exhibition of collections

Job responsibility:

    The Conservator is responsible for object treatments,
    conservation assessments, daily operations, staff training,
    technical advice and environmental monitoring for a diverse
    range of collections.  He/she contributes to the ongoing
    development of temporary and permanent laboratories at the new
    National Museum of Qatar. The Conservator will execute all
    conservation activities adhering to internationally recognized
    guidelines for standards and practices.  Reporting to the Chief
    Conservator, this position requires collaboration with
    Conservation, Curatorial, Collections Management and Exhibition
    teams to produce temporary and core exhibitions for the new

    The Conservator will assist with the development of guidelines,
    policies and procedures relevant to the collections, disaster
    planning and response strategies and the management of assigned
    projects.  Initially he/she will work with a team consisting of
    three staff conservators as well as consulting conservators and
    supervise technicians and interns. Active participation in the
    development and delivery of training opportunities for Qatari
    conservation assistants and students is required.

    The Conservator may conduct general and object-specific research
    as assigned. Presentation and publication of such research shall
    be for the purpose of raising awareness of museum conservation
    issues in Qatar. The Conservator will maintain professional
    relationships with other institutions both regionally and
    internationally and participate in professional development

Application: Please submit your CV/resume through

Deadline to apply: April 30, 2012.
Employer website: <URL:>

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