Fellowship in Paper Conservation

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), the non-profit paper conservation laboratory located in Philadelphia, PA, is pleased to offer a twelve-month fellowship, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, in the conservation of works on paper beginning September 3, 2019. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of paper-based materials, including works of art on paper, manuscripts, maps, archival materials, and parchments from numerous institutions and private clients. The fellow will work with experienced conservators and technicians in a collaborative environment. The fellow may also have the opportunity to participate in on-site collection surveys, treatment projects, and educational programs.

The applicant should have a Master’s 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.org.  

Deadline for applications is February 1, 2019.