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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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Assistant /Associate Conservator, Objects Conservation

Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City

The Assistant/Associate Conservator will be responsible for conservation of the collection of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas (AAOA), consisting of more than 12,000 archaeological and historic works for art in a range of organic and inorganic media and representing diverse cultural traditions from 3000 B.C.E. to the present, as well as objects of the American Wing collection that fall under the above description.

Application deadline: 
26 Jul 2019

Associate Conservator, Time-based Media

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation
New York City
31 July 2019

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation is seeking an Associate Conservator in Time-based Media to join its Conservation Department. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree from a recognized conservation program, and possess extensive knowledge of modern and contemporary art. Experience working with time-based media collections is essential; as well as knowledge of the best practices for condition assessment, documentation, installation, and preservation of TBM works in a range of analog and digital formats.

Application deadline: 
31 Jul 2019

Senior conservation scientist

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)

Recent consultation on modern collections has underlined that plastics are of top concern to our clients. As a response, CCI is opening a senior conservation scientist position to help lead its efforts in the conservation of modern materials.

Application deadline: 
2 Aug 2019

The Alice S. Kandell Fellowship in Thangka Conservation

Smithsonian Institution - at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Washington DC
Temporary Internship

The FreerISackler received a Tibetan shrine as part of a generous donation from Alice S. Kandell. The shrine contains a collection of historic Tibetan Buddhist objects including sculptures, temple furnishings and thangkas. This fellowship provides a junior professional with the opportunity to apply the principles of painting, textile and paper conservation to the study and treatment of a number of thangkas from this collection.

Application deadline: 
15 Aug 2019

Associate Conservator of Paintings

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Conservator of Paintings to join the department of Paintings at the Getty Center. With the department conservators, this position shares responsibility for the care and study of the Museum’s holding of paintings with an active exhibition, publication, and loan program.

Application deadline: 
30 Aug 2019