Fellowship in Paper Conservation (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, the non-profit paper conservation laboratory located in Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to offer a twelve-month fellowship in the conservation of works on paper beginning September 4, 2018. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of paper-based materials, including works of art on paper, maps, archival materials, and parchment documents in a modern, well-equipped conservation laboratory. The candidate may also have the opportunity to participate in on-site collection surveys, treatment projects, and educational programs.

The applicant should have a M.A. degree from a recognized conservation training program or have equivalent experience from a formal apprenticeship. In addition to a stipend, comprehensive health insurance, two weeks’ vacation, two weeks research/professional development leave, and a $2,000 travel allowance are provided. Interested applicants should send a resume, three letters of professional reference, and three sample treatment reports to Mary Schobert, Director of Conservation, CCAHA, 264 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 or mschobert@ccaha.orgDeadline for applications is March 26, 2018.