Experience and Skills:
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Working knowledge of acceptable practices for conservation and maintenance of objects.
- Working knowledge of the archaeological method and practices.
- Continued professional development in the conservation field.
- Working knowledge of analytical equipment and methods, not limited to but including FT-IR, SEM, XRF, digital radiography, optical microscopy, chloride analysis, metals sample preparation, and film/digital photography.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.
- Organizational skills necessary for planning/organizing of professional seminars, lectures, workshops, and publications.
- Development of educational materials/activities for public outreach.
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Familiarity with accepted practices for achieving and insuring safety in the laboratory.
- Familiarity with a wide variety of materials including metals and organics
- A minimum of four years conservation experience is required, including work with marine archaeological materials.
Education, Licensure, Certifications:
A Master’s degree (or equivalent) in conservation or related field is required.
Conditions of Employment: