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Fellowships at SCMRE

From: Ann B. N'Gadi <ngadia>
Date: Friday, January 17, 2003
Post-Graduate Fellowships in Conservation
Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education (SCMRE)

The Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education and the
Office of Fellowships are offering three fellowships in conservation
at Smithsonian Institution museum conservation laboratories listed
below. In the museum of their choice, successful applicants will
work for a year with senior staff conservators on Smithsonian
collections. Fellows will combine this work with a research project
guided both by their supervisor and SCMRE staff.

Participating Conservation Laboratories, Specialties, Contact
Conservator:

    Anthropology Conservation
    National Museum of Natural History
    (Ethnographic Objects)
    301-238-3269
    Fax: 301-238-3109
    Greta Hansen <hanseng [at] nmnh__si__edu>

    Conservation Department
    National Museum of African Art
    (Ethnographic and Contemporary Art)
    202-357-4600 ext: 271
    Fax: 202-357-4879
    Steve Mellor <smellor [at] nafma__si__edu>

    Conservation
    National Air and Space Museum
    (Objects, Modern Materials)
    301-238-3127
    Fax: 301-238-3783
    Ed McManus <emcmanus [at] nasm__si__edu>

    Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
    (Textiles)
    212-849-8461
    Fax: 212-849-8401
    Lucy Commoner <commolu [at] ch__si__edu> or <commolu [at] si__edu>

    Department of Conservation and Scientific Research
    Freer/Sackler Galleries
    (East Asian Painting, Objects, or Paper)
    202-357-4880 ext: 274
    Fax: 202-633-9474
    Paul Jett <paul.jett [at] asia__si__edu>

    Smithsonian Institution Archives
    (Paper, Photographs)
    202-357-1421 ext: 56
    Fax: 202-357-2395
    Sarah Stauderman <staudermans [at] si__edu>

Eligibility: Recent graduates of a recognized conservation graduate
training schools and those with equivalent experience in
conservation.

Application Procedure: Applicants are strongly urged to contact the
head of conservation at the museum(s) that interest them to
familiarize themselves with the programs and possibilities at that
museum. Applicants may wish to discuss with the conservators a
mutually feasible starting date, which can vary from one museum to
another. To SCMRE, applicants should send a cover letter indicating
their area of specialization and possible research interests along
with a resume and transcript. Two letters of reference are
mandatory; a third letter of support is encouraged.

Deadline for applications: February 28, 2003
Notification: April 15, 2003

Fellowship beginning date: summer/fall 2003

Stipend: $22,000 + health benefits + $2,000 travel/research funds +
access to SCMRE courses

Correspondence should be directed to:

    Education Program, SCMRE, Museum Support Center
    4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, Maryland 20746
    301-238-3700 ext: 102
    Fax: 301-238-3709


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