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Fellowship at LACMA

From: Mark Gilberg <mgilberg<-at->
Date: Monday, November 26, 2012
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in paintings conservation
Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellowship - 2013/2014

The Conservation Center at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is
seeking applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in 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.  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 January 14, 2013.

Fellowship positions will be available beginning July 2013.

Eligibility: Candidates will be considered who have graduated from a
recognized conservation training program, with the appropriate
specialization, or who have similar training or experience.

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

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