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Fellowship at National Park Service

From: Judy Bischoff <judith_bischoff>
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2002
Advanced Fellowship in Conservation Research
National Park Service
Harpers Ferry, WV

The Department of Conservation, National Park Service invites
applications for a one-year, full-time Advanced Fellowship in
Conservation Research, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The
fellowship will begin in February 2003 in Harpers Ferry, WV and
includes a stipend of $18,000 plus an allowance of $7,000 for
travel, research and benefits. The fellowship will also include two
weeks vacation. Working in collaboration with Dr. Judy Bischoff,
Project Director, the Fellow will investigate the role of morphology
and chemical composition in the dynamics of desalination of
archaeological ceramics. The Fellow may also have the opportunity to
work with staff scientists at NIST and other local institutions.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of an M.S. degree in
chemistry, material science or physics, or equivalent experience,
preferably with some museum or conservation experience. A
conservator with special interest in scientific research will also
be considered. The Fellow should have a proven record of research,
writing ability and English language skills. Experience with
electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, scanning electron
microscopy, thin-layer chromatography and/or thin-section
petrography is a plus. Fellowships are awarded without regard to
age, sex, race or nationality of applicants. Finalists who are not
United States citizens must provide proof of their own insurance and
health care coverage during the fellowship period.

Interested candidates must submit the following materials in
English: 1) undergraduate and graduate transcripts of courses of
academic study (unofficial copies are acceptable), 2) a curriculum
vitae including basic biographical information, current and
permanent addresses and telephone numbers, 3) a list of
publications, 4) two supporting letters from professionals familiar
with the candidate's work and one to two additional references and
5) if not a US citizen, current visa status.

The materials should be postmarked no later than December 20, 2002
and sent to:

    Dr. Judy Bischoff
    Project Director, Kress Fellowship
    National Park Service
    Department of Conservation
    PO Box 50
    Harpers Ferry WV 25425-0050
    Fax: 304-535-6055

E-mail address for inquiries only: judith_bischoff [at] nps__gov

Finalists for the fellowship will be contacted for an interview. All
applicants will be notified by January the end of January of the
selection committee decision.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:37
                Distributed: Wednesday, December 4, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-37-033
Received on Tuesday, 3 December, 2002

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