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Fellowship at Amon Carter Museum

From: Sylvie Penichon <sylvie.penichon<-at->
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Fellowship in Photographs Conservation
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Full-time Temporary, grant-funded.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is pleased to offer a
two-year advanced training fellowship in the conservation of
photographic materials beginning in the fall of 2012. Under the
supervision of the Conservator of Photographs, the Fellow will
participate in all departmental activities including examination,
documentation, analysis, and treatment on the Carter's extensive
collection of photographs, and will contribute significantly to the
institution's program of exhibitions. In addition, the Fellow will
conduct research on the collection and is expected to produce a
formal paper before the end of the appointment based on research
completed during the fellowship.

The Fellowship will provide excellent hands-on treatment experience
and practice in conservation management for the museum's collection.
By participating in all the departmental activities, the Fellow will
gain professional experience in the conservation of photographs
while commencing a conservation career.

The Fellowship includes a competitive stipend with monthly
study/research/housing allowance.  Office hours will be scheduled
Monday through Friday (no telecommuting).

Requirements include:

    Degree in graduate-level conservation studies with a
    specialization on photographic materials, or equivalent
    education and work/life experience.

    Computer proficiency with MS Office products.

    Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

    Knowledge of standard museum registration and records management

    Some experience handling art work; training provided.

    Willingness to follow required art handling procedures and wear
    required safety protection.

    Clear background and drug screen required.

    An electronic portfolio of treatments and research projects will
    be required of applicants selected for interview.

Application Information: The application deadline is February 13,

Send cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to

    HR Manager
    3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
    Fax: 817-665-4315


Full position description available on the Jobs tab at


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