Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

From: Michael Skalka <m-skalka<-a>
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2005
Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Training Fellowship in Object Conservation
National Gallery of Art
Conservation Division

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National
Gallery of Art's conservation division is offering a fellowship in
the object conservation department. The three-year fellowship
commences in September 2006 and includes an annual stipend of
$28,000, plus $2,000 for research-related travel. The fellowship
will be devoted to conservation treatments at the National Gallery
of Art and research related to the collections. The fellow will be
expected to produce a publishable paper based on his or her research
project before the end of the appointment. Lectures, symposia, and
informal discussions contribute to the fellowship program, as do the
significant resources of the Gallery, including the library, the
photographic archives, and the scientific research department.

Eligibility: Candidates should have a graduate degree in
conservation, or equivalent training. The degree must have been
obtained within the last five years. 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

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

    *   Reprints of any publications or letters

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

Formal applications and supporting materials must be postmarked and
mailed, or sent via an express delivery service, no later than
December 30, 2005 to:

    Michael Skalka
    Conservation Administrator
    Conservation Division
    National Gallery of Art
    2000B South Club Drive
    Landover MD 20785

    E-mail address for inquiries only: m-skalka<-a t->nga< . >gov

After a preliminary selection, final candidates may be invite
invited for an interview. A portfolio of conservation treatments and
research should be presented by the candidate at the interview. All
applicants will be notified by February 15, 2006 of the selection
committee's decision.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:29
                 Distributed: Tuesday, December 6, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-19-29-030
Received on Wednesday, 30 November, 2005

[Search all CoOL documents]