Two Mellon Postgraduate Fellowships: Paintings and Objects Conservation

The Brooklyn Museum is offering two Andrew W. Mellon Postgraduate Fellowships, one in paintings and one in objects conservation. Each position will be two years with the option of a third, each commencing in September 2014. The Fellow will carry out examinations, research, and treatments, produce and maintain technical documentation, and participate in preservation activities within the Museum. The applicant should be a graduate of a recognized conservation training program.

Each Fellowship includes an annual stipend of $34,000.00, full benefits including health insurance, and $2,500.00 in travel funds. Applications should be sent electronically as pdf files containing: statement of interest, résumé, and three examination and treatment reports with photographic documentation. These documents should be sent to Ken.Moser [at] Please include in subject line: “Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships Conservation.” Confidential supporting letters from three conservation professionals familiar with the applicant’s work should be sent directly to: Ken Moser, Chief Conservation and Vice Director for Collection, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238, or at e-mail above.

All application materials must be received by January 1, 2014. Receipt of application will be confirmed by e-mail.