Postdoctoral Fellowship in Conservation Science

Organizing institution(s): Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museums
Location of fellowship: Cambridge, MA
The Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies is seeking a postdoctoral scientist for a three (3) year research fellowship in the field of conservation science. The Conservation Fellowship Program at the Harvard Art Museums is designed to broaden the experience of conservators and scientists embarking on professional careers in museum conservation through work with our global collection. The term of these fellowships is September 6, 2022-August 29, 2025. In addition to $50,000 annual compensation, the fellowship has an allocated travel budget and is eligible to participate in Harvard's fringe benefits program.

Please apply online with a letter of interest and a résumé or curriculum vitae. Complete applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting January 31st and continuing until the position is filled. Upon review of initial applications, successful candidates will be notified to submit two letters of recommendation. We will be conducting interviews with selected candidates virtually.

Those with questions regarding the position or application process may be in touch with Alison Cariens, Conservation Coordinator, at