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Fellowship at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: Christopher Wasson <cwasson<-at->
Date: Friday, January 4, 2013
Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paintings Conservation
Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering a two-year Andrew W.
Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paintings Conservation, commencing
on or around September 1, 2013. Possible extension of the Fellowship
for a third year requires commitment to completion of an approved
research project of publishable quality. The Fellow will perform
examinations, research, and treatments on European and American
paintings, produce and maintain technical documentation, and
participate in preservation activities within the museum. The
applicant should be a graduate of a recognized conservation training
program or have equivalent training. Fluency in English language and
demonstrated visual, manual, research, and writing abilities are
required.

Each Fellowship includes an annual stipend of $33,832.00, health
insurance, $3,000.00 in travel funds, and $2,000.00 for research
support. Applications should be sent electronically as pdf files
containing: statement of interest, resume, transcripts of graduate
courses, and examination and treatment reports (including
photographs) for three works of art. The applicant should also
provide any publications or papers presenting research or treatment
work. Electronic materials should be sent to: jobs<-at->philamuseum<.>org.
Please include in subject line: "Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in
Paintings Conservation." Confidential supporting letters from three
conservation professionals familiar with the applicant's work should
be sent directly to:

    Mark Tucker,
    Vice Chair of Conservation and The Aronson Senior Conservator of
        Paintings
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    PO Box 7646, Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646
    mtucker<-at->philamuseum<.>org

All application materials must be received by March 1, 2012. Receipt
of application will be confirmed by e-mail.

EOE

Chris Wasson
Conservation Administrator
Philadelphia Museum of Art
215-684-7542


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