Assistant/Associate Paintings Conservator

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Job location: 
New York City
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Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 1 February, 2022 - 00:00

The Assistant/Associate Conservator, Paintings should have knowledge of unconventional materials and art works as well as expertise in modern and contemporary paintings conservation. The Assistant or Associate Conservator, Paintings should demonstrate a firm grasp of theoretical principles in contemporary conservation, as well as some experience interviewing and working with living artists. Knowledge of analytical techniques, such as XRF and FTIR for identifying materials is desirable as is a spirit of innovation, curiosity and collaboration.

General responsibilities will include hands-on treatment, involvement in exhibition preparation and installation, loan evaluations, acquisition assessments, and materials research. As an important member of the team, the Assistant/Associate Conservator will participate in engagement activities that raise the profile of the department for patrons and the general public, and will carry out research for presentation and publication.

Minimum of 5 years of post-graduate experience in modern and contemporary paintings conservation required.

Master's Degree in Art Conservation required.

Position type: Full-time, exempt

Salary range: $72K - 90K

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