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Research Fellowship at Indiana University Art Museum

From: Margaret Contompasis <mcontomp>
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 1995
Research Fellowship
January 1,1996 - December 31,1996

The Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana, is offering
a one-year scientific research fellowship in the Conservation
Department supported by the National Park Service and the National
Center for Preservation Technology and Training. The appointment
dates are January 1, 1996, through December 31, 1996. The fellowship
includes a stipend of $20,000, plus benefits.

The fellowship will be dedicated primarily to the scientific
investigation into the effects on museum artifacts of contamination
with diethylaminoethanol (DEAE), a widely used anticorrosion boiler
additive and will focus mainly on the University's painting
collection. The expected results are a clarification of the effects
of DEAE and a determination of whether DEAE can be removed from
varnish or paint surfaces using conventional solvent systems.

Candidates should have a graduate degree in one of the sciences with
a solid background in organic chemistry, analytical instrumentation,
and microscopy and a strong interest in art conservation. Candidates
must submit transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate
coursework (unofficial copies are acceptable), a curriculum vitae,
offprints of any publications and lectures, a short statement of the
candidate's interest and intent in applying for the fellowship, and
a list of at least four references. Finalists for the fellowship
will be invited for an interview.

The information requested should be sent to

    Indiana University Art Museum
    Bloomington, IN 47405
    Attn. Margaret Contompasis.

The application deadline is November 30,1995. Indiana University is
an equal opportunity employer. employer.

Margaret Contompasis

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