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Fellowship at Detroit Institute of Arts

From: John Steele <jsteele<-at->
Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Objects Conservation
Detroit Institute of Arts

The Detroit Institute of Arts seeks applicants for an Andrew W.
Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Objects Conservation. The
fellowship is a full-time position lasting one year, beginning
September 1, 2012, with the possibility of renewal for an additional
year. The DIA's collection is among the top six in the United States
and constitutes a multicultural and multinational survey of human
creativity from prehistory through the 21st century. The Fellow will
participate in all departmental activities, including object
examination and treatment, acquisitions, exhibitions, and loan
preparation, and have the opportunity to work with the DIA research
scientist in the well-equipped analytical lab. The Fellow will also
collaborate with other museum staff, including curators, educators,
and collections care specialists, in preservation activities
throughout the museum. The Fellow is expected to design and execute
a research project of his/her choice that is of publishable quality.

Applicants must hold a master's degree from a recognized
conservation training program. The fellowship includes a $31,000
stipend, health benefits, and $4,000 for research and travel.
Interested candidates must submit an online application at


Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact
details for three references as a single PDF file in the online
application section entitled "Attach a Resume." A copy of the PDF
file should also be e-mailed directly to John Steele

All applications must be received by March 30, 2012. Receipt of the
application will be confirmed by e-mail.

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.s

Interviews will be conducted in early May 2012 by phone or, if
possible, in person at the AIC annual meeting in Albuquerque, May
8-11, 2012.

The Detroit Institute of Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

John Steele
Conservator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

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