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Employer:
Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Location:
Indianapolis
Contract:
Contract

The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields seeks candidates for a 12 month fellowship in Painting Conservation, funded by the Kress Foundation. The Kress Fellow will work with IMA conservators and scientists to analyze and treat paintings by Camille Pissarro and his sons, Lucien and George Pissarro. The primary goal of the technical study is to identify various materials and techniques used by the family of artists, and to trace the evolution of Camille's technique over four decades as he moved from Impressionism into experimentation with Neo-Impressionism.

Application deadline:
10 May 2021
Employer:
The National Archives
Location:
Richmond
Contract:
Contract

The National Archives are currently recruiting a heritage/conservation scientist in the Collection Care Department.
The post is a one year fixed term role, with possibility for extension, starting 1st of July 2021.

Full details and to apply:
www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/...

Application deadline:
13 May 2021
Employer:
Northumbria University
Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract:
Temporary, Contract

PhD Opportunity: Removal of synthetic varnishes from sensitive modern paints with innovative surface-attached gels.
UKRI/AHRC funded. Northumbria University and Tate.

Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Salary: The studentship will provide payment of tuition fees, a maintenance stipend at standard UKRI rates (£15,609 p.a. for 2021/2), a £600 stipend payment and an additional £1,000 travel and research bursary provided by Tate.

Application deadline:
14 May 2021
Employer:
Cranfield University
Location:
Shrivenham & Portsmouth
Contract:
Contract

Cranfield University  Cranfield Defence and Security (CDS), Shrivenham Campus

Lead supervisor: Dr Fiona Brock
Deadline for applications: Friday, May 14, 2021
Funded PhD Project (UK Students Only)

Application deadline:
14 May 2021
Employer:
Cleveland Museum of Art
Location:
Cleveland
Contract:
Contract

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces an opening for a Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Objects Conservation, made possible through the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, who have funded the grant, and the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, who are administering it.

Application deadline:
17 May 2021
Employer:
Conservation and Museums Advisory Service (CMAS)
Location:
Chippenham
Contract:
Full-time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Conservator to join the dynamic team at the Conservation and Museums Advisory Service (CMAS), based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre in Chippenham, Wiltshire.

About the role
CMAS has a multi-disciplinary team based at two conservation laboratories in Chippenham, providing a commercial conservation service for heritage organisations and individuals in the South West and beyond.

Application deadline:
18 May 2021
Employer:
University of Malta
Location:
Valletta
Contract:
Full-time, Contract

The Department of Conservation and Built Heritage at the University of Malta is seeking to employ an wall painting conservator for an ongoing project to conserve the 16th C Matteo Perez d'Aleccio Great Siege wall painting cycle, located in Valletta, Malta. The position is for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term contract, ideally starting in June 2021.

Application deadline:
21 May 2021
Employer:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA)
Location:
Cambridge
Contract:
Contract

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) is seeking an experienced, research-driven conservator to identify and realise research opportunities afforded by the collections in our care, and in particular research which integrates with the current move of our offsite stores.

Application deadline:
21 May 2021
Employer:
The Palace of Nestor Excavation Project
Location:
Greece
Contract:
Internship

Location: Pylos, Greece
Dates: September 27 – November 20, 2021
NB: Salary stated includes approximate total for room, board, international flights and pocket money - see below.

Application deadline:
11 Jun 2021