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Subject: Fellowship at Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Fellowship at Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

From: Susan Mathisen <sam6>
Date: Friday, March 3, 2000
Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Painting Conservation
The Conservation Center
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

This position is intended primarily to assist the Consulting
Conservator of the Samuel H. Kress Collection and the Associate
Conservator/Senior Fellow in the administration of the many tasks of
involved in the Kress Program in Painting Conservation. The Fellow
is responsible for all administrative aspects of the Painting
Conservation course, including ordering supplies and keeping lab in
order, coordinating delivery and pick up of Kress paintings with the
registrars of the regional museums, uncrating and re-crating of
completed paintings, arranging for storage of crates, maintaining
the individual paintings files and other documents, and making
arrangements for photography. The Fellow should also be available to
supervise students in the absence of the Consulting Conservator and
Senior Fellow. In addition, the Fellow is assigned paintings from
the Kress Collection for treatment.

The Kress Fellow is also the coordinator of the core conservation
course, Technology and Structure of Works of Art I. The Fellow
serves as the liaison between course faculty and students, arranges
for guest speakers, and prepares course materials. The Fellow should
also be available to students to answer questions about their panel
painting project have to be addressed in the absence of the four
faculty members.

Occasional travel to Kress regional and study collections around the
country may be necessary to perform on-site work or surveys. Travel
funds are available for surveys and for travel to research Kress
Collection paintings.

The Fellowship cycle is 15 August 2000 - 15 August 2001. The
Fellowship is renewable up to three years and carries a stipend of
$23,000 per annum plus fringe benefits and the travel stipend.

Applicant requirements: Applicants should be graduates of a
recognized training program or have equivalent experience. One year
of postgraduate work in painting conservation with background in the
treatment of traditional easel paintings is desirable.

Application procedure: 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: 1 April 2000

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