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Fellowship at LACMA

From: Mark Gilberg <mgilberg<-at->
Date: Monday, February 13, 2012
Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellowship - 2012/2013
Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Conservation Center at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is
seeking applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in objects,
textiles, and paintings conservation.   The fellowship is a full
time position for one year, and includes a stipend of $32,000 per
year plus benefits.  A $2,000 travel allowance for study/research
will be allocated at the discretion of the section head and the
Director of Conservation.

The fellowship will focus on the study, examination and treatment of
works of art in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of
Art. Successful candidates will gain considerable experience
treating works of art in well equipped, production-oriented
conservation laboratories. Conservation involvement in permanent
collection exhibitions and special exhibitions will enhance training
opportunities.  Collaborative projects with the Center's Research
Laboratory are possible.  Successful candidates will have the
opportunity to participate in informal lectures, symposia, and
workshops and to visit and collaborate with nearby cultural
institutions.  The deadline for applications is March 15, 2012.
Successful candidates will be notified by April 1, 2012.

Fellowship positions will be available beginning July 2012.

Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who have graduated from a
recognized conservation training program, with the appropriate
specializations, or who have similar training or experience.  For
the Conservation Research section, a Master's degree in chemistry or
materials science or equivalent training and experience is required.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates must submit the
following material:

    A curriculum vitae including basic biographical information,
    current and permanent addresses and telephone numbers,
    education, experience and interests.

    Letters of recommendation from three professional references.

    A short statement of the candidate's interest and intent in
    applying for the fellowship.

Applications should be sent to:

    Mark Gilberg
    Director, Conservation Center
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

Applications may be submitted as e-mail attachments to the above

Mark Gilberg, MS, PhD
Suzanne D. Booth and David G. Booth Conservation Center Director
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90036
Fax: 323-857-4754
Mobile: 602-757-1161

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