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Subject: Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

From: Margaret Holben Ellis <mhellis<-at->
Date: Friday, November 20, 2009
2010-2011 Sherman Fairchild Post Graduate Fellowship in Conservation
(Full-time)
The Morgan Library and Museum

Generously underwritten by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Inc.

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 life/work
    work/life experience.  A portfolio of treatments and research
    projects is required of all applicants.

    Candidates should possess strong public speaking oral and
    written communications skills.

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

Compensation: Annual compensation is $36,000 plus benefits.  The
2010-2011 Sherman Fairchild Post- Graduate Fellow is expected to
start September 2010.

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:

    Margaret Holben Ellis
    Director Thaw Conservation Center
    Morgan Library and Museum
    225 Madison Avenue
    New York NY 10016

Applications must be received by January 31, 2010.  Applications may
be submitted via surface mail or e-mail to tcc<-at->themorgan<.>org and
will be considered in the order they are received.


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