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Subject: Position at Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Position at Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

From: Susan A Mathisen <sam6>
Date: Thursday, November 11, 1999
The Samuel H. Kress Senior Post Graduate Fellowship in Paintings
Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

The Conservation Center seeks applicants for the Samuel H. Kress
Senior Fellowship in Paintings Conservation.  Applicants should be
graduates of a recognized training program or have equivalent
experience.  Three years of postgraduate work in paintings
conservation is desirable with some background in the treatment of
old master paintings.

The Senior Kress Fellow oversees the daily operations of the program
in paintings conservation for the Kress regional museums and study
collections under the direction of Dianne Dwyer Modestini,
Consulting Conservator.  In addition to treating paintings and
administrative duties, the Senior Fellow acts as liaison between the
Kress Foundation and Kress regional museums and study collections.
The Senior Fellow is occasionally called on to survey individual
collections or carry out on-site treatments.

The Senior Fellow is the full-time instructor for an advanced course
in paintings conservation.  Duties include  supervising the
examination, research, and treatment of Kress collection paintings
by students.  Some shared teaching responsibility for the
introductory technology and structure course may be necessary.  The
Senior Fellow also assists the faculty and collaborates with them in
the activities of the Conservation Center.  The Senior Fellow is the
supervisor of the Junior Kress Fellow, and is responsible for
delegating work to this person.  It is desirable for the Senior
Fellow to pursue and publish research on artist's materials and

The Fellowship cycle is 15 August 2000 - 15 August 2001.  The
Fellowship is renewable up to three years and carries a stipend of
$33,000 per annum, plus fringe benefits and a travel stipend.

Candidates must be US citizens.  Applicants should send resume,
including names of three references to:

    Margaret Holben Ellis
    Sherman Fairchild Chairman
    Conservation Center
    Institute of Fine Arts
    New York University
    14 East 78th Street
    New York NY  10021

Deadline:  15 January 2000.

Susan Anne Mathisen
Administrative Conservator
Conservation Center, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU
14 E. 78th Street, New York, New York 10021

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:29
                 Distributed: Friday, November 12, 1999
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Received on Thursday, 11 November, 1999

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