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Aug 31, 2015
Position Information Title: Conservator, USS Monitor Supervisor: Director, USS Monitor Center Purpose:  The conservator will undertake the direct treatment and preventive conservation care of objects recovered for the wreck of the USS Monitor in consultation with the Senior Conservator and Director, USS Monitor Center. This individual will work closely with conservation staff and other museum personnel to […]
Aug 28, 2015
The Collection Management Division of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) is advertising vacancies in its new four-person Conservation Branch.  The third and final announcement can be found at The closing date of the announcement is September 4, 2015.  Note that this announcement is for two positions at the GS-11 level. NHHC, headquartered […]
Aug 28, 2015
It’s AIC abstract season! If you’re thinking about submitting for the 2016 meeting and are struggling with your abstract, here are a few unsolicited tips. These are based on reviewing a lot of abstracts in recent years, as I’ve served as a chair and co-chair for conference sessions at our annual meeting. 1) Structure the […]