Morse Fellow for Advanced Training in Paper Conservation

Location: Boston-MFA, Boston, MA, US

Type: Full-Time, two-year appointment

Application closing date: 22 January 2022


The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks applicants for the Claire W. and Richard P. Morse Fellowship for Advanced Training in Conservation of Works of Art on Paper. This two-year appointment begins in the late summer/fall of 2022. Working with conservators, conservation scientists, collections care specialists, and curators, the Morse Fellow will participate in a wide range of conservation activities generated by an active museum environment. Included in the fellowship is the opportunity to carry out a publishable research project.

Applicants must have a master’s degree in conservation from a recognized program, and a minimum of one year of practical experience beyond graduation.

Application materials must be received by January 10, 2022. For consideration, please submit letter of interest and résumé using the online portal. Additionally, two letters of recommendation must be sent to [email protected], by the respective authors and indicating clearly the applicant’s name and Morse Fellowship position. Please contact [email protected] with any questions about the position or application process.

Compensation includes salary at $43,000 and travel allowance, in addition to a generous benefits package.