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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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Science Research Assistant (Laboratory Tech)

The Department of Scientific Research at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has a Research Assistant position opening in their Preventive Conservation Science Laboratory. This role provides technical support under the general direction of the Environmental Research Scientist. Areas of activity include conservation and building materials selection and testing, environmental monitoring, display case leak testing, micro-chemical testing, and insect monitoring, identification, and anoxic treatments.

Application deadline: 
31 Mar 2019

Conservation Scientist

This position is a great opportunity to work in the Conservation Science section in Parks Canada.

Parks Canada are looking for someone who graduated from a recognized university with a Master and PhD degree in conservation science or physical/material science.

Application deadline: 
3 Apr 2019

Collections Manager

The Edward James Foundation is a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester, specialising in creative and applied arts. As well as being a respected educational institution, the historic house and collections, the stunning grounds and gardens open to the public, and the year-round events and exhibitions make West Dean truly unique.

Application deadline: 
5 Apr 2019

Objects Conservator

As Connecticut’s flagship art institution, the Wadsworth prides itself on being a place where contemporary culture meets great masterpieces; a forum of ideas and experiences built around the visual arts. As the oldest continually operating public art museum in the country, we are renowned for the breadth of our collection, vibrant exhibitions and engaging programming.

Application deadline: 
12 Apr 2019

Chief Conservator

The Eric and Jane Nord Chief Conservator of The Cleveland Museum of Art has primary responsibility for the conservation of objects in the Museum's collection and for overseeing all aspects of a major conservation program that comprises a range of related activities: the treatment of objects, technical analysis, scientific research, collaborative work with other institutions, and the training of conservators.

Application deadline: 
1 May 2019