The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks applicants for the Samuel H. Kress Conservation Fellowship in Objects Conservation. This one-year appointment begins in September of 2015 and will focus on treatment and research of Italian glazed ceramic sculpture for an upcoming exhibition of della Robbia sculptures in American collections. The exhibition opens at the MFA in August 2016. The Kress Fellow will participate in a wide range of conservation activities related to the exhibition with conservators, conservation scientists, collections care specialists and curators. The Kress Fellow will be expected to carry out a related publishable research project.
Compensation includes salary and travel allowance, in addition to a generous benefits package. 35 hours/week; Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm.
Applicants must have a graduate degree in conservation from a recognized program in the U.S. or Canada, or be U.S. citizens with a graduate degree from a graduate-level conservation program abroad. A minimum of one year of practical experience beyond graduation, and experience with a variety of analytical instruments, is also required.
Application materials are being accepted immediately. (If possible, interviews may be conducted at the AIC Annual Meeting in Miami, May 13-16, 2015.) For consideration, please submit your letter of interest, résumé, transcripts, several samples of examination reports and treatment records with photographs, and two letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials may also be submitted via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Confirmation of receipt of complete applications will be sent via e-mail. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
June 11, 2015
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