Jobs

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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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Media Conservation

The Conservation Department at The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship in Media Conservation, starting September 2017. Working as part of the media conservation team, and responsible for the preservation of the audio, film, performance, software, and video-based artworks in the collection, the fellow will be involved in a variety of activities, including acquisition, exhibition, collection care, research, and projects related to media conservation.

Application deadline: 
1 Mar 2017

Mellon Fellowship in Photography Conservation

The Museum of Modern Art offers a full-time two year fellowship, renewable for a third year, in the conservation of photographic materials beginning in September 2017. Photography Conservation works closely with the conservation staff, including the Museum scientists, as well as all curatorial departments: Photography, Drawings and Prints, Architecture and Design, Painting and Sculpture, Library and Archives and Electronic Media and Film.

Application deadline: 
1 Mar 2017

Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Media Conservation

(September 2017- August 2020)

The Conservation Department at The Museum of Modern Art is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship in Media Conservation, starting September 2017. Working as part of the media conservation team, and responsible for the
preservation of the audio, film, performance, software, and video-based artworks in the collection, the fellow will be involved in a variety of activities, including acquisition, exhibition, collection care, research, and projects related to media conservation.

Application deadline: 
1 Mar 2017

Professor of Paintings Conservation

The Art Conservation Department at SUNY Buffalo State invites applications for the tenure track position of assistant professor of Paintings Conservation. The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in paintings conservation and the pertinent history of paintings materials and techniques. She/he will supervise graduate student projects and provide mentoring and advisement to students specializing in paintings conservation. Advisement includes assisting students in obtaining suitable third-year internships and guiding students in focused investigatory Master's projects required during their second year, in cooperation with other department faculty. Although teaching is the primary responsibility, it is expected that the candidate will pursue a scholarly, research and creative activity agenda, as well.

Application deadline: 
1 Mar 2017

The Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship for conservation research

The Rijksmuseum operates a Fellowship Programme for outstanding candidates working on the art and history of the Low Countries whose principal concern is object-based research. The aim of the programme is to train a new generation of museum professionals: inquisitive object-based specialists who will further develop understanding of art and history for the future. The focus of research should relate to the Rijksmuseum’s collection, and may encompass any of its varied holdings, including Netherlandish paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, photography and historical artefacts. The purpose of the programme is to enable applicants to base part of their research at the Rijksmuseum, to strengthen the bonds between the universities and the Rijksmuseum, and to encourage the understanding of Netherlandish art and history. The programme offers students and academic scholars access to the museum’s collections, library, conservation laboratories and curatorial expertise.

Application deadline: 
12 Mar 2017

Graduate Internships 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: 
12 Mar 2017

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentship

The National Gallery, Scientific Department & Nottingham Trent University, School of Science & Technology

Conservation varnishes at the National Gallery: studying their optical and material properties

Application deadline: 
13 Mar 2017

Senior Lecturer in Conservation, Objects Conservation

The Department of Conservation at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden offers professional degree programs and research on issues of cultural heritage, landscapes, cultural environments, buildings, gardens, cultural historical objects, and interiors. The Department seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Objects Conservation to full time permanent post.

Application deadline: 
27 Mar 2017

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Conservation and Technology Department

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK's leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings, and is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld Institute of Art seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to support and deliver research led teaching and research activity in the Department of Conservation & Technology and in The Courtauld.

Application deadline: 
31 Mar 2017

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Conservation and Technology Department

The Courtauld Institute of Art is the UK’s leading institution for teaching and research into the History of Art and the conservation of paintings, and is also home to one of the finest small art museums in the world.

The Courtauld Institute of Art seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senor Lecturer to support and deliver research led teaching and research activity in the Department of Conservation & Technology and in The Courtauld.

Application deadline: 
31 Mar 2017

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