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Fellowship at Museum of Modern Art

From: Chris McGlinchey <chris_mcglinchey<-at->
Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Postgraduate Fellowship in Scientific Research of Modern Materials
Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to invite applications for a one
year fellowship for scientific research of modern materials, with
possible renewal for a second year. The fellowship will focus on
analytical research pertinent to the characterization of twentieth
century paint media. The fellowship is intended for Masters level
applicants who want to apply their skills and interests to museum
scientific research.

In addition to a relevant Masters degree, candidates will also have
knowledge of analytical methods applicable to the examination of
painted surfaces. Experience in gas chromatography mass spectrometry
and FTIR spectroscopy for the microanalysis of paint is required.
Experience collecting and interpreting XRF and or SEM-EDS for the
elemental characterization of inorganic components is helpful. Some
knowledge of historic (20th-century) commercial paint formulation is

The salary is $44,000/year + benefits. Application period closes
September 27, 2013.  Anticipated start date early 2014.  Please
submit resume and cover letter to chris_mcglinchey<-at->moma<.>org.  Please
reference the position title in the subject line.

For additional information visit:


The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and
considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color,
sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation or political affiliation.

Chris McGlinchey
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY, 10019

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