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You will perform scientific analytical development and optimization tailored to the collaborative interrogation of complex cultural heritage materials under the supervision of a Research Scientist. You will develop, implement, and evaluate novel mass spectrometric (MS) approaches for the study of composite samples from artworks for the explicit purpose of identifying chia oil. You will be in a one-year full time position funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, visit the hiring page.
The Conservator of Works of Art on Paper will perform conservation examinations and treatments on the museum’s collection of art on paper which spans the history of art from the fifteenth century illuminated manuscripts through Contemporary works in all mediums. The museum has major holdings in American, European, South Asian, and East Asian works including prints, drawings, photographs, illuminated manuscripts, artist illustrated books, as well as Asian scrolls and screens.