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Funded through the generous support of The Pilgrim Trust and The Radcliffe Trust
1-year Internship starting November 2020 (possibility of 1-year extension dependant on funding)
2.5 days per week
Location: Strawberry Hill House and Garden
Educational Stipend: £8,500
Supervisor: Jennifer Dinsmore ACR
The Strawberry Hill Trust, in partnership with Icon, and with the generous support of The Pilgrim Trust and The Radcliffe Trust is offering a Preventative Conservation internship on site at the House within the Operations Department.
The Pitt Rivers Museum is looking for a qualified textile conservator for a 1 year Arts Council-funded position to document and assess parts of the museum's textile collections. The collections specialist will work as part of the 'Talking Threads' textile and clothing project for one year. Experience of working with ethnographic textiles is essential. The conservator will work closely with a collections specialist to document parts of the collection, focussing on technical details of construction and materials.
Grade 5: £25,941.00 - £30,942.00 per annum
A new 18-month postdoc position is available on the characterization and protection of aluminum alloys from aeronautical heritage of WWII. The postdoctoral researcher position is funded by the European project PROCRAFT (PROtection and Conservation of Heritage AirCRAFT).
Research will be carried out at the Centre d'Elaboration de Matériaux et d'Etudes Structurales (CEMES) in Toulouse, and at the Arc'Antique laboratory in Nantes. The general objective of this project is to develop innovative procedures and treatments for the protection of historic aluminium airplanes.
The Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague (The Netherlands) is offering a 9 to 12 months fellowship/internship in Paintings Conservation, which will take place in the academic year 2021/2022. Applicants can be recent American graduates (no more than 3 years ago) of a conservation program, or American students who require an internship during their last year in conservation training. This opportunity is offered in collaboration with the University of Amsterdam, The Fulbright Center and with the financial support of the American Friends of the Mauritshuis.
Reporting to the Director of Objects and Textiles Conservation, the Associate Conservator, Textiles, is involved in all aspects of the care, treatment, preservation, preparation, installation, and research of all textile objects in the museum’s collections.
The Project Conservator-Paper Conservator, under the supervision of the Chief Conservator, will work with the Luce Project Team to conduct conservation assessments of 3,800 collection items within two major areas of the museum’s collection: Native American painting traditions in the southern Great Plains region and the art and archives of Thomas Moran and his wife Mary Nimmo Moran. This is a one-year contract position. The position is funded through an award from the Henry Luce Foundation and is contingent upon grant funds being received.