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Subject: Sherman Fairchild Fellowship

Sherman Fairchild Fellowship

From: Margaret Holben Ellis <mhellis<-at->
Date: Monday, December 16, 2013
2014 - 2015 Sherman Fairchild Post Graduate Fellowship in
Morgan Library and Museum


The Morgan Library and Museum announces a one-year, renewable
post-graduate fellowship in the Thaw Conservation Center.  The
Sherman Fairchild Post-Graduate Fellowship in Conservation provides
a junior professional with the opportunity to apply the principles
of paper and book conservation acquired through an accredited
graduate program in museum/library conservation or equivalent
work/life experience.  The Fellow will carry out examination,
documentation, analysis, treatment, and research on the Morgan's
magnificent collections of drawings, rare books, and literary,
historical, and music manuscripts, and will contribute significantly
to the institution's program of exhibitions.  Participating in all
Center activities, the Fellow will gain professional experience in
paper and/or book conservation while commencing a conservation

The Thaw Conservation Center is a major resource in New York City
for the conservation and technical study of works on paper and bound
materials ().

The Fellowship term will begin in September 2014.

Deadline for applications: February 1, 2014


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

    Candidates should possess strong public speaking and written
    communications skills.

    The Fellow should have a demonstrated commitment to the
    profession of conservation and scholarly advancement.

Compensation: Annual compensation is $38,000 plus benefits.  Details
on compensation and the hiring process will be provided to those
selected for interviews.

To apply: Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter
addressing their interest in the Fellowship, including a statement
of career goals and areas of particular interest; curricula vitae;
and three letters of recommendation to

    Margaret Holben Ellis
    Thaw Conservation Center
    Human Resources

Generously underwritten by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Inc.

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