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Subject: Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

From: Margaret Holben Ellis <mhe1<-at->
Date: Monday, April 6, 2009
Sherman Fairchild Post-Graduate Fellowship in Conservation
Morgan Library and Museum
(Full-time)

Generously underwritten by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Inc.

Job Responsibilities:  The Morgan Library and Museum announces a
one-year (renewable up to two years) post-graduate fellowship in the
Thaw Conservation Center.  The Sherman Fairchild Post-Graduate
Fellowship in Conservation provides a junior professional with the
opportunity to apply the principles of paper and book conservation
acquired through an accredited graduate program in museum/library
conservation or equivalent work/life experience.  The Fellow will
carry out examination, documentation, analysis, treatment, and
research on the Morgan's magnificent collections of drawings, rare
books, and literary, historical, and music manuscripts, and will
contribute significantly to the institution's program of
exhibitions.  Participating in all Center activities, the Fellow
will gain professional experience in paper and/or book conservation
while commencing a conservation career.

The Thaw Conservation Center is a major resource in New York City
for the conservation and technical study of works on paper and bound
materials. See

    <URL:http://www.themorgan.org/collections/collectionsThaw.asp>

Qualifications

    Applicants should be graduates of a recognized graduate-level
    program in conservation or be able to demonstrate the
    acquisition of equivalent skills and knowledge through work/life
    experience.  A portfolio of treatments and research projects is
    required of all applicants.

    Candidates should possess strong public speaking and written
    communications skills.

    The Fellow should have a demonstrated commitment to the
    profession of conservation and scholarly advancement.

Compensation: Annual compensation is $36,000 plus benefits.  Details
on compensation and the hiring process will be provided to those
selected for interviews.  The 2009 - 2010 Sherman Fairchild
Post-Graduate Fellow is expected to start September 2009.

To apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter addressing their
interest in the Fellowships, including a statement of career goals
and areas of particular interest; curricula vitae; three letters of
recommendation to

    Human Resources
    tcc<-at->themorgan<.>org

or

    The Morgan Library and Museum
    225 Madison Avenue
    New York NY 10016

Applications *must* be received by May 15, 2009 and will be
considered in the order they are received.


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