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Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

From: Suzanne Sarraf <s-sarraf>
Date: Monday, January 29, 2001
Charles E. Culpeper
Advanced Training Fellowship in Conservation Science
Conservation Division
National Gallery of Art

The conservation division of the National Gallery of Art,
Washington, DC, is offering a fellowship in the scientific research
department supported by the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation.  The
three-year fellowship commences in October 2001 and includes an
annual stipend of $26,000 plus $2,000 per year for research-related
travel.  The fellowship will be dedicated to research relating to
the Gallery's collections, including scientific investigation of the
methods and materials used by artists and conservators.  The fellow
will have access to advanced analytical instrumentation.  Lectures,
symposia, and informal discussions at the National Gallery of Art
contribute to the fellowship program.  By the end of the
appointment, the fellow will be expected to produce a publishable
paper based on research completed during the fellowship.

Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who have a graduate
degree in one of the sciences or in conservation, or equivalent
training of not less than five years.  Previous experience in
conservation is desirable. English language skills and a proven
record of research and writing ability are required. Fellowships are
awarded without regard to age, sex, nationality, or race. Finalists
who are not United States citizens must provide proof of their own
health insurance coverage during the fellowship period.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates must submit the
following materials in English:

    *   Transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate courses of
        academic study (unofficial copies are acceptable)

    *   A curriculum vitae including basic biographical information,
        current and permanent addresses, and telephone numbers

    *   A short statement of the candidate's interests and intent in
        applying for the fellowship

    *   Offprints of publications

    *   Two letters of recommendation from professionals familiar
        with the candidate's work and one letter of personal
        reference (sent directly to the address below)

Formal applications and supporting materials must be postmarked and
mailed or be sent via an express delivery service no later than
March 23, 2001 to:

    Michael Skalka, Conservation Administrator
    Conservation Division
    National Gallery of Art
    Washington, D.C. 20565
    U.S.A.

E-mail address for inquiries only: m-skalka [at] nga__gov

All applicants will be notified by May 18, 2001 of the decision of
the selection committee.

Suzanne Sarraf
National Gallery of Art
Conservation Division


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