Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Fellowship at Art Institute of Chicago

Fellowship at Art Institute of Chicago

From: Sylvie> Penichon <spenichon<-a>
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Conservation of Photographs
The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is offering an advanced fellowship in
the conservation of photographic materials beginning in June of
2014.  The Fellowship will be for one year with the possibility of
renewal for a second and third year.

Under the supervision of the Conservator, the Fellow will
participate in a wide range of activities in the Department of
Photography and will gain experience in all aspects of conservation
while working in a large museum setting.  The Fellowship will
provide excellent hands-on experience on the examination,
documentation, analysis, and treatment of a wide range of
contemporary and historic photographs as they are prepared for
loans, exhibitions, and storage.  Opportunities also exist for
long-term research, with publishable results expected.

A successful candidate will be a graduate of a recognized
conservation-training program with a clear specialization in the
medium of photography, or have equivalent education and work/life
experience.  A proven record of research and writing ability, as
well as English-language skills is required.  An electronic
portfolio of treatments and research projects will be required of
applicants selected for interview.

The fellowship includes a stipend, health insurance, and funds for
travel and research support.

The deadline for submission of applications is February 28, 2014.

For consideration, please apply online at

    Select Job ID: 8009

Sylvie Penichon
Conservator, Department of Photography
The Art Institute of Chicago

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:31
                Distributed: Thursday, February 6, 2014
                       Message Id: cdl-27-31-032
Received on Wednesday, 29 January, 2014

[Search all CoOL documents]