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This list shows current appointment vacancies in heritage conservation worldwide. Please click on the title of the vacancy to read the full text for each listing. This list may go over to more than one page - see the foot of the page for continuation links.

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Conservators for Digitisation

The British Library leads and collaborates in growing the world's knowledge base. The Conservation department, which comprises some 50 people, is responsible for the care of one of the largest, richest and most diverse research collections in the world. As part of our work we are continuing to create digitised content from physical collection to make thousands of historic documents and manuscripts available online to researchers, scholars and the general public.

Application deadline: 
27 Jan 2019

Senior Project Conservator

Cambridge University Library (CUL) is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Book and Paper Conservator to work as Senior Project Conservator for the Charles Darwin Archive. The post-holder will be part of a dedicated team of two conservators and will support the activities of the Darwin Correspondence Project and the University Library over the next four years. The role will be based in the Department of Conservation which is part of Special Collections and will work with colleagues across the Library to deliver the project.

Application deadline: 
28 Jan 2019

Conservation Scientist

Part time (4 days a week)
Based at Hampton Court Palace

Application deadline: 
30 Jan 2019

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paper Conservation

Sept. 2019 - August 2021

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco is offering a two-year advanced postgraduate fellowship in the conservation of paper-based materials beginning in September of 2019.

FAMSF is comprised of two museums, the deYoung and the Legion of Honor. Holdings in the museums' Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts number over 100,000 artworks. The prints, drawings, photographs, and artists' books represent more than five hundred years of works on paper. The collection has particular strength in modern and contemporary prints.

Application deadline: 
31 Jan 2019

Graduate internship in Paintings Conservation

The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of the Netherlands. The collection contains 1.1 million (art) objects from and relating to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages until the 20th century. The museum receives over two million visitors a year with a stunning building, surprising decor, beautiful exhibitions, lively events and many pleasant facilities for young and old.

Application deadline: 
31 Jan 2019

Andrew W. Mellon Summer Internship

Designed for students currently in or graduated from a graduate program in conservation or practicing conservation professionals, the Andrew W. Mellon summer internship is intended to cultivate practical skills as well as foster a solid understanding of the contexts of material culture, the philosophies of conservation at the NMAI, and the ethics of the conservation profession. Museum programming involves collaboration with Native people in developing appropriate methods of caring for and interpreting cultural materials. Andrew W.

Application deadline: 
1 Feb 2019

Video Conservation Internship

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BFI National Archive
24 month Internship starting March 2019
Location: Berkhamsted, UK
Educational Stipend: £22,107 / year

The British Film Institute (BFI), with the generous support of The Clothworkers' Foundation is pleased to be able to offer a 24-month internship working in the conservation and digitisation of the BFI National Archive's extensive video tape collection.

Application deadline: 
4 Feb 2019

Senior Conservation Manager - Treatment Single Objects

The National Archives are seeking a Senior Conservation Manager - Treatment Single Objects

The Senior Conservation Manager - Treatment Single Objects will play a significant role in developing and managing a team of conservation professionals to deliver discreet projects as well as on-going programmes of single object treatments. As the lead, you will build effective working relationships with colleagues within the Collection Care Department and experts across the conservation sector to constantly drive and improve our conservation methodology for single objects.

Application deadline: 
6 Feb 2019

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