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Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation

How You Will Contribute
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking to fill a two year Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowship in Paper Conservation, beginning September 1, 2018 and ending August 31, 2020. Working with the two staff paper conservators in the state-of-the art laboratory, the Fellowship will focus on conservation of European and American art on paper and include Indian paintings, East Asian scrolls and screens, as well as photographs. Position includes benefits and travel stipend for research.


Specifically, you will…

  • Examine, conduct research, and perform treatment on works of art on paper in the Museum collections
  • Participate in preservation activities throughout the Museum, including exhibitions and storage


Your diverse background includes…

  • Degree or certification from a recognized conservation training program (or equivalent experience)


Application Materials:

  • Statement of interest
  • Transcripts of graduate courses
  • Three examples of examination reports and treatment records with photographs (please include any published treatments or research)
  • Two letters of recommendation from conservation professionals familiar with candidate’s work mailed directly to:
                      Nancy Ash
                      The Charles K. Williams, II, Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper
                      Philadelphia Museum of Art
                      PO Box 7646
                      Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646


Application Deadline: March 1, 2018



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