Photograph Conservation Fellowship

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Job location: 
Ft. Worth
Contract type: 
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 15 March, 2020

The two-year advanced training Fellowship in the conservation of photographs will begin on or after October 2020 and end August 2022. The Fellow will work under the supervisor of Fernanda Valverde, Conservator of Photographs, and participate in all departmental activities including examination, documentation, analysis, and treatment on the Amon Carter Museum’s extensive collection of photography, and will contribute significantly to the institution’s program of exhibitions. In addition, the Fellow will conduct research on the collection and is expected to present their findings at a professional conference and produce a formal paper before the end of the appointment based on research completed during the fellowship.
The Fellowship will provide excellent hands-on treatment experience and practice in conservation management for the museum’s collection. By participating in all the departmental activities, the Fellow will gain professional experience in the conservation of photographs while commencing a conservation career.
The Fellowship provides a competitive salary and benefits package including a biweekly salary based on compensation of $41,000 annually, with an additional allowance for travel and research of $4,000, plus full-time benefits.

Deadline for applications: March 15, 2020

• Graduate of a recognized graduate-level program in conservation studies with a specialization in conservation of photography, or equivalent education and work/life experience. An electronic portfolio of treatments and research projects will be required if selected for an interview.
• The Applicant should have a demonstrated commitment to the profession of conservation and scholarly advancement, as well as possess strong public speaking and written communications skills.

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