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Residency at Buffalo State College

From: Meredeth Lavelle <lavellma<-at->
Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012
Andrew W. Mellon Residency in Conservation Education
Buffalo State College

The Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College seeks
conservators to fill a new two-year teaching residency.

The residency is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and
offers exceptional professional development opportunities for future
conservation educators. Successful candidates should demonstrate a
strong interest in teaching and excellent communication skills. At
least five years of work experience in conservation is preferred.

Conservation specialization in the areas of objects including wooden
artifacts, archaeological, and ethnographic materials will be
preferred followed by modern/contemporary art and paintings.

The responsibilities include:

    Working closely with faculty mentor(s) to develop materials and
    skills for teaching and research projects.

    Teaching graduate conservation core curriculum courses,
    electives and seminars in the candidate 's specialization.

    Offering selected lectures (during the first year) and two to
    four-week teaching activities (during the second year) at
    partnering conservation programs.

    Organizing (jointly with counterpart resident) the professional
    activities of the April 2013 and 2014 Association of North
    American Graduate Programs in Conservation (ANAGPIC) meetings in
    Los Angeles and Buffalo. The residents would participate in
    developing the professional themes focusing on particular
    conservation education challenges.

    Participation in a seminar at Buffalo State College on
    Philosophy and history of education, Curriculum development and
    pedagogy teaching techniques

    Participation in department research and/or program development
    for summer 2013 and 2014

The residency dates: start in August 2012 through August 29, 2014

The residency will provide a stipend of $55,000 and full benefits.
Support for travel to select conferences and to the partnering
conservation program will also be provided. Buffalo State College is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.

Applications due by 5pm March 30 2012, and should include a letter
of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and three letters of
recommendation.

Submit applications and questions to:

    Meredeth Lavelle <lavellma<-at->buffalostate<.>edu>
    and in the subject line state: Conservation teaching residency
    at Buffalo State application

Meredeth Lavelle
Program Manager
Art Conservation Department
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Rockwell Hall 230
Buffalo NY  14222-1095
716-878-3757
Fax: 716-878-5039


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