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Subject: Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

Fellowship at National Gallery of Art

From: Michael Skalka <m-skalka>
Date: Monday, November 26, 2007
Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Training Fellowship in Painting
National Gallery of Art
Conservation Division

The painting conservation department will host a three* year
fellowship commencing in October 2008 that includes a $30,000
stipend. 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, photographic archives, and the
scientific research department.

Graduates from recognized training programs or candidates with
equivalent training will be considered. Applicants should have no
more than five years of work experience. A proven record of research
and writing ability as well as English language skills are required.
Fellowships are awarded without regard to age, sex, nationality, or
race. Selected finalists who are not United States citizens must
provide proof of their own health insurance coverage during the
fellowship period.

Interested candidates must submit the following material:
Transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate courses of academic
study; (although official transcripts are preferred, unofficial
copies are accepted)  A curriculum vitae including basic
biographical information, current and permanent addresses, and
telephone numbers;  A short statement of the applicant's interests
and intent in applying for the fellowship; Offprints of any
publications or lectures; Two supporting letters of recommendation
from conservation professionals familiar with the candidate's work
and one letter of personal reference. (sent directly to the address

The material should be postmarked with a return address no later
than 15 March 2008 and sent to:

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

Email address for inquiries only: mskalka [at] nga__gov

Formal applications must be postmarked and mailed.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:32
                Distributed: Thursday, November 29, 2007
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Received on Monday, 26 November, 2007

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