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Subject: Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

Fellowship at Morgan Library and Museum

From: Margaret Holben Ellis <mhe1<-at->
Date: Monday, April 9, 2012
2012 - 2013 Sherman Fairchild Post Graduate-Fellowship in
Morgan Library and Museum

Generously underwritten by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Inc.

Job Responsibilities: The Morgan Library and Museum announces a
one-year 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


The Fellowship term will begin in fall 2012.

Deadline for applications: May 15, 2012


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

    Candidates should possess strong public speaking and written
    communications skills.

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

Compensation: Annual compensation is $38,000 plus benefits.  Details
on compensation and the hiring process will be provided to those
selected for interviews.

To apply: Applicants should submit electronically a cover letter
addressing their interest in the Fellowship, including a statement
of career goals and areas of particular interest; curricula vitae;
and three letters of recommendation to

    Margaret Holben Ellis
    Director, Thaw Conservation Center

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