Andrew W. Mellon Advanced Training Fellowship in Painting Conservation (Houston, TX, USA)

The Menil Collection is pleased to offer an advanced training fellowship in painting conservation supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The term of the fellowship is one year with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. The fellowship will provide an opportunity for the conservator to participate in all departmental activities associated with a diverse and distinguished collection that includes significant holdings of 20th century and contemporary art. As an integral part of the department, the candidate must have an interest in the variety of issues associated with the study, documentation, and care of such a collection.

The fellowship will commence in the fall of 2018. The successful applicant will receive a stipend of $42,000 and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical and dental insurance, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan.  Generous travel funds are available. Candidates should be recent graduates of a recognized training program or have equivalent experience, a demonstrated interest in the conservation of modern and contemporary artwork, and excellent communication skills. Applications should include a curriculum vitae with e-mail address and telephone number(s), a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation. These should be sent to Suzanne Maloch, Director of Human Resources, The Menil Collection, 1511 Branard St., Houston, Texas 77006 USA, or

Application deadline is March 30, 2018.