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OPPORTUNITIES

FELLOWSHIPS

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May 31, 2024 5:00 PM

The Gaston County Museum of Art & History seeks a Collections Management Fellow to assist with the cataloguing of art, archival documents, and artifacts in its permanent collection. The fellow will work under the supervision of Collections Manager, Shannon White, and will have the opportunity to gain experience with accessioning items into the permanent collection, the proper handling of art, historic documents, and artifacts as well as performing basic preservation of historic artifacts. The fellow will have the unique chance to work in a nationally accredited museum to advance the professional standing of a growing art and history collection.

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May 28, 2024 12:00 AM

The Clyfford Still Museum and the Denver Art Museum are pleased to announce the Mellon Foundation Fellowship in Paintings Conservation. The two-year fellowship affords the successful candidate the chance to gain valuable treatment and research experience within two distinct institutions – a single-artist museum and an encyclopedic museum. The fellow will work full-time for one year at each institution.

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Call for Curators Job Opportunity Hub - Please note this is a members only job board.

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Sep 1, 2024 12:00 AM

Kenneth Jay Boss fellowships provide financial support enabling graduate students to conduct independent collections-based research in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology (IZ) at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH).

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Oct 1, 2024 12:00 AM

The Kristian Fauchald Polychate Research Fellowships provide support to researchers to conduct independent collections-based research in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology (IZ) at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). This opportunity has deadlines in the spring and in the fall.

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Nov 1, 2024 12:00 AM

The Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Smithsonian Institution (SI) invite fellowship applications for one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $42,000 (stipends are prorated for periods of less than twelve months). All fields of study that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Smithsonian Institution are eligible. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

Deadline

Nov 1, 2024 12:00 AM

One fellowship is awarded annually for 36 months. The first two years of the Finley Fellowship are intended for research and travel abroad to visit collections, museums, monuments, and sites related to a well-advanced dissertation in Western art. During this two-year period, residency abroad is expected, for which travel funds are available. The third year is to be spent in residence at the Center to complete the dissertation and to perform curatorial work. Part of the year in residence will be devoted to a research project, designed to complement the subject of the dissertation, at the National Gallery or other Washington-area collections. A primary requirement for this fellowship is that the candidate have a significant interest in curatorial work. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Nov 1, 2024 12:00 AM

One fellowship is awarded annually for 24 months. This fellowship is intended for the advancement and completion of a doctoral dissertation in European art on a topic before the early 19th century. The Kress Fellow is expected to spend the first year of the fellowship period on dissertation research abroad and the second year at the Center to complete the dissertation, devoting half time to National Gallery research projects designed to complement the subject of the dissertation and to provide curatorial experience. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Nov 1, 2024 12:00 AM

The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers fellowships for research and study in the following fields and encourages applications of an interdisciplinary nature: Animal behavior, ecology, and environmental science, including an emphasis on the tropics; Anthropology, including archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and physical anthropology; Astrophysics and astronomy; Earth sciences and paleobiology; Evolutionary & systematic biology; Folklife; History of science and technology; History of art, especially American, contemporary, African, and Asian art, twentieth-century American crafts, and decorative arts; Materials research; Molecular biology; Social and cultural history of the United States. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Nov 1, 2024 12:00 AM

The Smithsonian Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation of Museum Collections offers opportunities to conduct research and gain further training in the conservation of museum collection objects. This opportunity is open to recent graduates of masters programs in art and archaeological conservation (or the equivalent) and materials scientists (including those at the postdoctoral level). This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Dec 1, 2024 12:00 AM

There are two types of Conservation Fellowships: junior and senior. Junior fellows work closely with Met staff to receive training in scientific research and conservation practices. Senior fellows work on a specific research project that makes use of the Museum's collection and/or resources.

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Jan 1, 2025 12:00 AM

This 12-month fellowship is intended for a recent doctoral graduate, a professor at any level seeking sabbatical support for a research project, or an independent postdoctoral scholar working closely with an Indigenous community on a project. Applications are open to scholars in any field and all periods of time. Preference will be given to those who have sustained personal engagement or experience with Indigenous communities. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Jan 1, 2025 12:00 AM

This 12-month fellowship is intended for an advanced doctoral degree student working toward the completion of the dissertation. Applications are open to scholars in any field and all periods of time. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Jan 1, 2025 12:00 AM

This yearlong fellowship is offered to advanced Ph.D. students working on topics related to the history of science, technology, and medicine. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Jan 1, 2025 12:00 AM

The American Philosophical Society's Library & Museum in Philadelphia seeks applicants for a one-year, residential fellowship for a graduate student working on topics in all fields who show a demonstrated need to use the Library & Museum’s collections for their project. The 12-month fellowship is intended for advanced Ph.D. students working toward the completion of the dissertation. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Jan 15, 2025 12:00 AM

Applicants at any level or rank who have completed their Ph.D. by the start of their residency may apply for a four-month fellowship to pursue advanced research or revise research for publication.

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Feb 15, 2025 12:00 AM

The Engen fellowship will introduce the candidate to conservation techniques for a wide range of composite objects, metals, organic materials, and painted surfaces. This fellowship is intended to contribute to the education of recent graduates by allowing them to delve into the complexities of working with modern composite materials, refine treatment process, learn management, and conduct a small-scale research project. The Fellow's independent research will be derived from our diverse collection materials. Fellows will be encouraged to publish or present their research at the end of their tenure. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Mar 1, 2025 12:00 AM

One- to three-month fellowships are available for Ph.D. candidates, holders of the Ph.D., and degreed independent scholars, within any field of study that requires using the collections of the APS's Library & Museum. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Mar 1, 2025 12:00 AM

These short-term fellowships support university- and community-based scholars working on digital projects that connect archives and Indigenous communities. This opportunity is closed for 2024, but will reopen annually.

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Smithsonian fellowships are offered to individuals who design and develop proposals to conduct independent research in fields pursued by and of interest to the Institution. Fellowships differ from internships, which are prearranged supervised learning experiences which take place in a specific timeframe.

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