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Subject: Fellowship at Jewish Theological Seminary

Fellowship at Jewish Theological Seminary

From: Amy Armstrong <amarmstrong<-a>
Date: Monday, March 24, 2008
Post-graduate fellowship in paper conservation
Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary

The Conservation Department of the Library of the Jewish Theological
Seminary is seeking a postgraduate paper conservation fellow for a
one-year term.

Summary description of position: Survey, treat and re-house
approximately 1,000 Hebrew manuscripts in preparation for

Specific duties and responsibilities: The fellow will conduct a
survey of approximately 1,000 manuscripts from the Library's Special
Collections.  Selected manuscripts will be treated and rehoused as
necessary.  Additionally, the fellow will supervise a concurrent
digitization project of the surveyed manuscripts.  This may involve
working with a conservation technician to carry out digitization for
the project.

Requirements: We are looking for someone with excellent
organizational and communications skills, flexibility, and
collegiality.   The interviewed candidates will be required to show
a portfolio of both written and photographic documentation of
previous treatments.  Experience with digitization projects a plus.

Educational Requirements: Recent graduate from a recognized
conservation training program, with a specialization in paper
conservation.  Reading knowledge of Hebrew a plus.

Salary: High 30s.  Generous benefits package including vacation,
holidays, medical and dental coverage.

To apply: Please send curriculum vitae, including a short statement
of interest and intent in applying for the fellowship to

    Diana Torres-Petrilli
    Director of Human Resources
    The Jewish Theological Seminary
    3080 Broadway
    New York NY 10027
    dipetrilli<-a t->jtsa< . >edu

Informal inquiries may be directed to

    Amy Armstrong
    amarmstrong<-a t->jtsa< . >edu

Amy Gerbracht Armstrong
Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway - Room 5513B
New York, NY 10027
Fax: 212-678-8891

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:50
                 Distributed: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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Received on Monday, 24 March, 2008

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