Conservation as a Human Science Fellowship
Bard Graduate Center, together with the Conservation & Scientific Research Department of the Rijksmuseum, announces a year-long (2018–19) fellowship focusing on developing the idea that conservation practice is a human science. Aimed at scholars at an early stage of their careers, the Fellow will reside consecutively in New York for approximately 6 months and in Amsterdam for approximately 5 months. They will be integrated fully into the intellectual lives of the Bard Graduate Center and Rijksmuseum Conservation & Scientific Research Department, respectively.
Salary is $45,000. Housing is available, as is a small research/travel fund while the Fellow is in residence. Appointment to begin August 1, 2018.
Applicants at an early stage of careers in art conservation or heritage science are especially encouraged to apply. To apply, please submit the following materials electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org in a single PDF file: a cover letter stating the candidate’s qualifications for this fellowship as well as its desirability, a sample piece of writing, and curriculum vitae. In addition, please arrange for two letters of reference to be submitted either via email (email@example.com) or post (to Bard Graduate Center, CHS Fellowship Committee, 38 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024). Applications must be received by December 1, 2017. Bard Graduate Center is an AA/EOE employer.
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