Assistant Professor of Conservation Imaging, Technical Examination and Documentation

Buffalo State College


Applications are invited for the tenure track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Conservation Imaging, Technical Examination and Documentation. Responsibilities include teaching the department's lecture and laboratory courses in methods of conservation imaging, technical examination of art and artifacts and in graphic documentation techniques applied to conservation practice and research. Primary topics include: visible-light examination methods; photographic principles; digital imaging concepts; studio and scientific photography; examination and imaging methods involving ultraviolet, infrared, and x-ray radiation; multi and hyper spectral techniques; 3D imaging; and professional presentation techniques. The appointee will provide mentoring and guidance to students in mastering and applying imaging modalities and graphic documentation in their work. The appointee will actively engage in the development of the newly expanded imaging/examination/documentation suite and be responsible for maintaining and upgrading the imaging and photographic studios and laboratories. The appointee will revise and develop existing courses in response to developments in examination and documentation methodologies in the field, and contribute to these developments through scholarly and creative activities. The appointee will also take an active role in the life of the department, such as serving on department and college committees, and participating in department and college events. Note: Appointment is contingent on budget availability. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin in August 2012. Please visit for more information and to apply. 


Art Conservation Department

Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Rockwell Hall 230
Buffalo, NY 14222
United States