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Fellowship at Amon Carter Museum

From: Sylvie Penichon <sylvie.penichon<-a>
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2008
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Photographs Conservation
Amon Carter Museum
Fort Worth, Texas

The Amon Carter Museum <URL:> is pleased
to offer a two-year advanced training fellowship in the conservation
of photographic materials beginning in the fall of 2008. The
candidate will participate in all departmental activities including
examination, documentation, analysis, treatment, and research on the
Carter's extensive collection of photographs, and will contribute
significantly to the institution's program of exhibitions. Research
on the collection is encouraged and the fellow is expected to
produce a publishable paper before the end of the appointment based
on research completed during the fellowship.

The Fellowship will provide excellent hands-on treatment experience
and practice in conservation management for museum's collections.
Participating in all the department's activities, the Fellow will
gain professional experience in the conservation of photographs
while commencing a conservation career.

Qualifications: Applicants should be graduates of a recognized
graduate-level program in conservation, with a specialization in
photographic materials, or be able to demonstrate the acquisition of
equivalent skills and knowledge through work/life experience. A
portfolio of treatments and research projects will be required of
all applicants.

Compensation: Annual stipend is $33,000.00 plus a generous benefits
package and a $3,000 travel allowance for study/research.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume and a list of
references to:

    Kathy Goodale
    Human Resource Manager
    Amon Carter Museum
    3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
    Fort Worth TX 76107

The closing date for applications is June 1, 2008.

Sylvie Penichon
Conservator of Photographs
Amon Carter Museum

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Received on Thursday, 17 April, 2008

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