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Fellowship at Philadelphia Museum of Art

From: Christopher Wasson <cwasson<-a>
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Costume and Textiles
Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering an Andrew W. Mellon
Postgraduate Fellowship in Costume and Textiles Conservation,
beginning September 1, 2015 and ending August 31, 2016.  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 costumes, accessories and textiles in the
Museum collections and will participate in preservation activities
throughout the Museum, including exhibitions and storage.

The Fellowship will include the conservation of European and
American costume and needlework as well as the museum's extensive
collections of South Asian and East Asian textiles, contemporary
fiber, craft, traditional tapestry, and carpets.  The Fellow will
work with the two staff conservators in the state-of-the art

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<-a t->philamuseum< . >org.

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

    Sara Reiter
    Senior Conservator of Costume and Textiles
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    PO Box 7646
    Philadelphia PA 19101-7646s
    sreiter<-a t->philamuseum< . >org

All application materials must be received by February 15, 2015. EOE

Receipt of application will be confirmed by e-mail.

Chris Wasson
Conservation Administrator
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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