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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paintings Conservation

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


POSITION TITLE/DEPARTMENT

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paintings Conservation

Conservation Department

 

CLASSIFICATION/GRADE/SALARY RANGE

Full-time, Exempt

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Detroit Institute of Arts seeks applicants for an Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paintings Conservation. The fellowship is a full-time position lasting one year, beginning September 1, 2017, with the possibility of renewal for an additional two years.

 

The Fellow will participate in all Conservation department activities, including painting examination and treatment, acquisitions, exhibitions, and loan preparation, and have the opportunity to work with the DIA imaging specialist and research scientists in the well-equipped analytical lab. The Fellow will also collaborate with other museum staff, including curators, educators, and collections care specialists, in preservation activities throughout the museum. The Fellow is expected to design and execute a research project of his/her choice that is of publishable quality. The fellowship includes a $35,000 stipend, health benefits, and $4,000 for research and travel.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must hold a master’s degree from a recognized conservation training program.

 

Interested candidates must apply HERE. Please upload a letter of interest, résumé, and contact details for three references as a single PDF file in the online application section entitled “Attach a Résumé” (note that only one attachment is allowed in this section).

 

All applications must be received by January 31, 2017. Receipt of the application will be confirmed by e-mail. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly. Interviews will be conducted in late February by Skype.


THE DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 



The Detroit Institute of Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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