Fellowship in Objects Conservation

Yale University Art Gallery
Job location: 
New Haven
Contract type: 
Application deadline: 
Friday, 19 January, 2018

The Conservation Department of the Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to offer a Postgraduate Fellowship in Objects Conservation. The full-time, one-year position will start in September 2018, with a possibility of a one year renewal. The Fellow will examine, research, and treat works from the Gallery's extensive and encyclopedic collections. Working with curators, registrars, art-handlers, among others, the Fellow will also participate in a wide range of activities at the Gallery including installations, loans, and preventive care. The Fellow will be given time to complete a research project on a topic of their choice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with research scientists in Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, as well as conservators from other Yale institutions. Yale University's resources at large will also contribute to and enhance this Fellowship.

The Fellowship includes a stipend of $38,000, health insurance, and $3,000 for travel and research funding. The applicant should be a graduate of a recognized conservation training program or have equivalent training. Fluency in English language and demonstrated visual, manual, research, documentation, and writing abilities are required.

Applications including a cover letter, CV and contact details of two referees, should be addressed to:
Carol Snow, Deputy Chief Conservator and the Alan J. Dworsky Senior Conservator of Objects
Yale University Art Gallery P.O. Box 208271 New Haven, CT 06520

Or by email to: carol.snow@yale.edu:

Closing date for applications: January 19th 2018.
Interviews will be held in February 2018.