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Research Scientist post
The Gallery wishes to recruit a Research Scientist on a 3 year fixed term contract. The overall purpose of this post is to develop and lead science in conservation at the Gallery. The establishment of this position is a critical step towards creating a Science Research Hub and working towards the establishment of a research lab and eventually our Centre of Excellence, to be realised as part of the final phase of our Master Development Plan.
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a science background to research, establish and develop the conservation science function at the Gallery. As this is a new direction for the Conservation Department, the Conservation Scientist will in the first instance research best practice and establish what equipment is required to get this function up and running.
The Research Scientist will work with and provide guidance and advice to colleagues in and outside the organisation and will develop a strong research programme, pursuing innovative research in analytic techniques and treatment methodologies. The scientific programme should be predicated on the care and understanding of the Gallery’s collection, this includes technical analysis, the development of improved processes and materials for conservation treatment, alongside collection care and preventive conservation programmes.
The Research Scientist will introduce and develop expertise in the area of science for conservation and care of collection. The post holder will collaborate with curators and conservators throughout the Gallery to investigate the material aspects of works of art in collection, and work with technicians, photographers, registrars and other behind-the-scenes staff to guarantee the long-term safety of the collection. The post holder will have the opportunity to attend and contribute to conferences at home and abroad and visit colleagues in sister/partner institutions in order to exchange ideas and build strong international relationships.
Within the research project Activating Fluxus generously funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and situated in the Bern University of Applied Sciences - Academy of the Arts (HKB), Research Institute Materiality in Art and Culture, we are seeking to appoint
This predoctoral fellowship fosters the academic career of an individual who aspires to obtain a PhD degree by permitting them to pursue supervised research in a collaborative, supportive environment of a high-profile research project.
Applications are now open for the 2023-2024 Getty Graduate Internship program! Opportunities are available in the Buildings & Sites, Collections, and Science departments of the Getty Conservation Institute. For a full list of internship descriptions, see https://www.getty.edu/projects/graduate-internships/opportunities/
We are seeking a Publications Manager to run the Getty Conservation Institute’s growing publications program and be responsible for all aspects of editorial development of publications content—from initial proposals to peer review, editing, design, and production.
To apply, please click HERE to submit your application >> https://www.careers.hrp.gov.sg/sap/bc/ui5_ui5/sap/ZGERCFA004/index.html#...
All interested applicants should follow the instructions at the Careers@Gov website to submit their application.
Deadline for submission is 9 Nov 2022
The Conservator will be expected to assess and conduct conservation treatment on the Museum’s Ceramics & Glass collections, to care for relevant collections, ensure their physical safety- stability and keep details records of the work carried out.
Communicate the Ceramics & Glass Conservator activities with his/ her colleagues and interest groups.