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Subject: Fellowship at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Fellowship at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: Christopher Wasson <cwasson>
Date: Thursday, January 11, 2007
Mellon Fellowship in Costume and Textile Conservation
Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art offers a Mellon Postgraduate
Fellowship in Costume and Textile Conservation, beginning September
1, 2007 and ending August 31, 2008.  The Fellowship may be extended
for up to three years. Applicants should be graduates of a
recognized conservation training program or have equivalent
experience.  The Fellows will examine, conduct research and perform
treatment on costumes and textiles in the Museum collection, and
will be expected to participate in preservation activities
throughout the Museum.

Each fellowship includes a stipend of $30,000, health insurance,
$3,000 in travel funds and $2,000 for research support.  Applicants
should send a letter with a statement of interest; a resume;
transcripts of graduate and undergraduate courses; several samples
of examination reports and treatment records with photographs
including any published treatments or research; and two supporting
letters from conservation professionals familiar with the
candidate's work to:

    Andrew Lins
    The Neubauer Family Chair of Conservation
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    PO Box 7646
    Philadelphia PA  19101-7646

All application materials must be received by March 1, 2007.  EOE

Chris Wasson
Records Coordinator
Conservation Department

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:35
                 Distributed: Monday, January 15, 2007
                       Message Id: cdl-20-35-022
Received on Thursday, 11 January, 2007

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