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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Fellowship in Furniture Conservation

The Conservation Department of the Yale University Art Gallery is pleased to offer a one-year Postgraduate Fellowship in Furniture Conservation to assist with the move of the American Decorative Arts Furniture Study, a collection of over 1,100 examples of 17th to 21st century furniture and wooden objects. The collection will move from sub-basement storage in New Haven to a state-of the-art facility within the Collection Studies Center at Yale West Campus.

Application deadline: 
27 Apr 2018

Conservation Picture Framer

It's conserving a magnificent history that will be enjoyed by future generations

Its working with a shared and unique purpose, and it's caring for and presenting one of the world's largest art collections. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so different.

In terms of both quality and diversity, our collection of decorative arts is breath-taking, featuring items that are unique and historically significant.

Joining a team of talented conservation and restoration specialists, you'll care for and restore picture frames to the highest standard.

Application deadline: 
30 Apr 2018

AHRC Phd Studentship

AHRC Phd Studentship Containing Commodities: Determining Organic Residues In Greek Painted Pottery

The UCL INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY and THE BRITISH MUSEUM invite applications for a funded three-year PhD in Archaeological Science. The PhD is offered as part of an AHRC funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme awarded to the British Museum and will be jointly supervised by staff at the Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum.

Application deadline: 
1 May 2018

Deputy Head of Collection Care Research

Opportunity type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Working hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £35,975 per annum
Location: London - Tate Britain, Millbank
Closing date: 02 May 2018 at 17:00

Help Lead Research at Tate.

This is an opportunity to work with one of the most globally important art institutions within its ground-breaking Research Department. You will make a significant contribution by acting as Deputy to the Head of Collection Care Research.

Application deadline: 
2 May 2018

Textile Conservation Intern

The Textile Conservation Studio, Norfolk, NR11 6AF UK
Salary for the role is £23,375 per annum for this 2 year internship

Application deadline: 
3 May 2018

Assistant Professor Artifact Conservation

The Department of Art History and Art Conservation in the Faculty of Arts & Science at Queen's University invites applications for a one-year Non-renewable appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Art Conservation, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. The position involves the teaching and supervision of graduate students in theoretical and laboratory courses covering the history, technology, and conservation of artifacts and artworks from historic, archaeological and ethnographic contexts.

Application deadline: 
6 May 2018

Associate Paintings Conservator

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for an associate paintings conservator in The David Booth Conservation department to assist in treatments of collection works for the 2019 Museum re-opening. This is a fixed term position, starting immediately until December 31, 2019.

Reporting to the Paintings conservators and the Agnes Gund chief conservator, the incumbent will have the following additional responsibilities:

Examines, documents, and treats paintings from the collection in preparation for the 2019 Museum re-opening.

Application deadline: 
13 May 2018

PhD studentship

Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded collaborative PhD to research colour in Renaissance embroidery, with a particular focus on the outstanding group of over 30 Scottish and English embroideries dating from the mid-16th to the late-17th century at National Museums Scotland. This studentship is one of three fully-funded awards made by the National Museums Scotland as part of the Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium under the AHRC's Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme.

Application deadline: 
30 May 2018