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Fellowship at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: Christopher Wasson <cwasson<-at->
Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation
Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering an Andrew W. Mellon
Postgraduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation, beginning September
1, 2014 and ending August 31, 2015. The Fellowship may be extended
up to three years. The applicant should be a graduate of a
recognized conservation training program or have equivalent
experience. The Fellow will examine, conduct research, and perform
treatment on works of art on paper in the Museum collections and
will participate in preservation activities throughout the Museum,
including exhibitions and storage.

The Fellowship will focus on conservation of European and American
art on paper and include work on Indian paintings, East Asian
scrolls and screens, as well as minor work on photographs. The
Fellow will work with the two staff paper conservators in the
state-of-the art laboratory.

Each fellowship includes a stipend of $35,198, health insurance,
$3,000 in travel funds and $2,000 for research support. Applications
should be sent electronically and include: pdf files containing
statement of interest, resume, transcripts of graduate courses, and
four examples of examination reports and treatment records with
photographs. Please include any published treatments or research.
For electronic submissions please use a file sharing service (such
as DropBox or WeTransfer) to gdiefenderfer<-at->philamuseum<.>org.

Confidential supporting letters from two conservation professionals
familiar with the candidate's work should be sent directly by the
referee to:

    Nancy Ash
    Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    PO Box 7646
    Philadelphia PA 19101-7646.

All application materials must be received by February 10, 2014. EOE

Receipt of application will be confirmed by e-mail.

Chris Wasson
Conservation Administrator
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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