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Subject: Fellowship at LACMA

Fellowship at LACMA

From: Cecily MacInnes <cecilym>
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2004
Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellowship
The Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Conservation Center at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will
award a total of three Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships in the
Conservation Center.  The conservations sections of Paintings,
Textiles, Paper, Objects, Conservation Research and Laser
Conservation Research each invite applicants.  The most qualified
applicants to three of the six departments will be selected.  The
fellowships, which are full time positions for one year, includes a
stipend of $25,000  ($2,083 per month) plus benefits.  A $2,000
travel allowance for study/research will be allocated at the
discretion of the section head and the Director of Conservation.

The fellowship will focus on the study, examination and treatment of
works of art in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of
Art. Successful candidates will gain considerable experience working
on works of art in well equipped, production-oriented conservation
laboratories. Conservation involvement in rotating exhibitions,
special exhibitions and loans will enhance training opportunities.
Research projects are encouraged.  Participation in informal
lectures, symposia, workshops and the like, will contribute to the
fellowship program as well as the opportunity to visit and
collaborated with nearby cultural institutions.  The deadline for
applications is March 1, 2004 and successful candidates will be
notified by April 1, 2004

Fellowship positions will be available beginning November 1, 2004.

Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who have graduated from a
recognized conservation training program, with the appropriate
specializations, or who have similar training or experience.  For
the Conservation Research section, a Master's degree in chemistry or
materials science or equivalent training and experience is required.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates must submit the
following material:

    1.  A curriculum vitae including basic biographical information,
        current and permanent addresses and telephone numbers,
        education, experience and interests.

    2.  Letters of recommendation from three professional

    3.  A short statement of the candidate's interest and intent in
        applying for the fellowship.

The above material should be sent to:

            Mr. Adam Kaplan
            Human Resources
            Los Angeles County Museum of Art
            5905 Wilshire Blvd.
            Los Angeles CA 90036
            akaplan [at] lacma__org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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