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Fellowship at Yale

From: Theresa Fairbanks Harris <ycba.conservation>
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2006
Post-Graduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation
Yale Center for British Art

The Yale Center for British Art is offering a Post-Graduate
Fellowship for Advanced Training in the Conservation of Works of Art
on Paper.  The term of the fellowship will be two years with the
possibility of a renewal for a third year.  Candidates must have
received a master's degree in conservation within the past 3 years.
They must have the ability to do research and undertake the highest
quality conservation treatments.

The Fellow will work under the supervision of the Chief Paper
Conservator in a modern and well equipped conservation laboratory.
S/he will be encouraged to expand and refine technical skills while
developing a sense of connoisseurship by utilizing the superb
collections of the Center.  The Yale Center for British Art is the
largest collection of British art outside the UK, including over
50,000 works on paper.  A Center-wide resource, the Paper
Conservation Laboratory, researches, advises on, and undertakes the
treatment of a great variety of works of art from the 16th century
to the present.

The overall goal of conservation training in the Paper Conservation
Laboratory is to provide the highest-quality, practical educational
experience. As part of a major research university, the Center
engages in interdisciplinary projects involving many parts of Yale.
The Fellow will have opportunities to work with curators,
conservators and other Center staff, as well as students and
faculty.  The Center is actively involved in research, teaching, and
exhibitions activities in which the Fellow will participate.  S/he
will undertake a research project to be shared with the museum,
conservation, and scholarly communities, making full use of the
research facilities of the Center and the university at large.

Written applications should include: letter describing the
candidate's professional interest in the position; curriculum vitae;
record of masters degree in conservation; transcript of graduate
course of study (unofficial copy is acceptable); names of three
references, with full contact information; three confidential
letters of reference sent under separate cover.

Fellowship applications should be sent to:

    Theresa Fairbanks Harris
    Conservation Department
    Yale Center for British Art
    PO Box 208280
    New Haven, CT 06520-8280

Deadline for applications is March 30, 2006.  Starting date is

Position will include: stipend, travel allowance, Yale University
health and vacation benefits (22 vacation days; 18 holidays, recess
and personal days; and comprehensive health care).  Yale University
is an equal opportunity employer.

Informal questions can be directed to

    Theresa Fairbanks Harris
    theresa.fairbanks-harris [at] yale__edu

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