STOCKMAN POSDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN CHEMISTRY FOR THE ARTS
With support from the Stockman Family Foundation, Pratt Institute is offering a one-year post doctoral fellowship in Chemistry applied to the study of works of art. The fellowship includes an annual stipend and allowances for research related travel. The stipend is commensurate with the candidate's education and experience. The fellow will work in the department of Mathematic and Science, Chemistry for the Arts Laboratory. The laboratory is developing and optimizing unilateral Nuclear Magnetic Resonance techniques to address questions involving the degradation processes of works of art. This work is being done in collaboration with researchers at academic institutions and other research laboratories.
The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D, in Chemistry, Physics or Conservation Science. Knowledge of NMR techniques and a strong interest in art conservation science is a plus. English-language skills and a proven record of research and writing ability are required. Fellowships are awarded without regard to age, sex, nationality, or race. Finalists who are not United States citizens must provide proof of their own health insurance coverage before starting the position.
Interested candidates must submit the following materials
1. A curriculum vitae including basic biographical information, current and permanent addresses, and telephone numbers
2. A short statement of the candidate's interests and intent in applying for the fellowship
3. Reprints of publications
4. Two letters of recommendation from professionals familiar with the candidate's work and one letter of personal reference
All application materials, including letters of recommendation should be received no later than February 1st, 2009 and should be submitted via email firstname.lastname@example.org and regular mail to
Eleonora Del Federico
Department of Mathematics and Science
200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205