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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Textile Conservator

As of the 1st October 2018, the University of Applied Arts Vienna is looking for a part-time university assistant (20 hours per week, limited to 1 year) for the field of conservation and restoration – Textile department – at the Institute for Conservation and Restoration.

Application deadline: 
25 Jun 2018

Associate Conservator

Targeted Hiring Range: $72,163.52 - $93,800.72 Annually
Department: Antiquities Conservation at the Getty Villa
Program: The J. Paul Getty Museum
Location: Malibu, California

Application deadline: 
27 Jun 2018


The Northwestern University/Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU-ACCESS) is seeking an Associate Scientist to provide intellectual and operational leadership to its external research projects program wherein joint research collaborations are undertaken with cultural heritage institutions across the world. The Center provides its resources, from Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago, to external users via a merit-review proposal system to undertake objects-based and objects-inspired scientific research in the arts.

Application deadline: 
29 Jun 2018

Metals Conservator

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar
The Metals Conservator will be expected to carry out conservation treatments on the Museum’s metals and jewellery collections, care for their physical safety-stability and keep detailed records of the work carried out. Communicate the metal conservation activities with his/ her colleagues and interested groups. Contribute to the day to day running of the laboratory and its Health & Safety regulations. Responsible for all conservation matters relating to metal & jewellery. Be familiar with condition surveys with the ability to undertake same. Have a good knowledge of monitoring and controlling the environment in which collections are stored, displayed or transported, to prevent deterioration. He/she must be flexible and self-motivated. Liaising with museum curators, registrars, educators and other colleagues. Assist with setting up exhibitions. Packing objects for transport and accompanying objects in transit to other locations if required. Organizing the logistics of long term projects and collaborating with other conservators. He/she be computer literate and be able to make presentations on her/his projects.

Application deadline: 
30 Jun 2018

Painting Conservation Internship

Funded by City of London Corporation City Educational Trust

Duration - 6 months, October 2018 to April 2019 (tbc)
Stipend - £8,500
Deadline for applications - Friday, 6th July 2018
Interviews - Friday, 20th July 2018

Application deadline: 
6 Jul 2018

Subject Tutor, Collections Care and Conservation Management

West Dean College has an international reputation for excellence in creative arts and conservation and specialises in the practical teaching at post graduate level. The College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester. The College is affiliated to the University of Sussex.

Application deadline: 
9 Jul 2018

Lecturer in the Conservation of Wall Painting

Fixed Term - one year post
Salary: £36,644 to £49,461 per annum including London Allowance.
Closing Date: Monday 09 July 2018
Interview Date: Monday 30 July 2018
Reference: 224

Application deadline: 
9 Jul 2018