Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Objects Conservation

The Worcester Art Museum is offering an advanced fellowship in objects conservation starting in September 2016. An interest in Asian art of various media, including lacquer is desirable. This appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. The successful candidate will participate in all departmental activities including examinations, treatments, analyses, exhibitions and loans and will interact as a staff member with other Museum departments. Technical research opportunities exist, and the fellow will be encouraged to engage in a project that results in a professional presentation or publication.

Applicants should be graduates of a recognized conservation training program and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Salary is competitive with other institutions and includes generous professional development, travel and equipment allowances. Museum benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S.
How To Apply:
For consideration, please submit a letter of intent, resume, graduate level transcripts*, and contact information for three references or Director of Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609. Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2016. *Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application.

The Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Apply by:
April 15, 2016