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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Curator, 16th- and 17th-century Dutch Drawings

The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. The collection includes 1.1 million (art) objects from and related to the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. In 2013, a completely renovated Rijksmuseum was opened to the public, with 2,000,000 visitors a year, a breath-taking building, an innovative permanent installation, beautiful exhibitions, a dynamic events programme and many fun facilities for young and old.

The Rijksprentenkabinet is seeking a Curator, 16th- and 17th-century Dutch Drawings.

Application deadline: 
30 Jun 2017

Associate Paintings Conservator

The Conservation Center in Chicago is searching for an Associate Paintings Conservator in effort to expand the company's Paintings Department. The ideal candidate must have the following: working knowledge of materials, techniques, and ethics of painting conservation; extremely fine manual skills; the ability to carry out treatments of minor to major complexity; sound judgment; the ability to meet scheduled deadlines; and the ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients as a positive and productive team member.

Application deadline: 
30 Jun 2017

PhD studentship University of Leeds and Tate

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Programme PhD studentship: 'Pigment-additive interactions in synthetic emulsion materials and implications for the conservation of modern and contemporary art'. (Deadline July 3, 2017)

Application deadline: 
3 Jul 2017

Conservator, National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum is looking to fill 5 conservator positions in support of a planned renovation project at the Museum on the National Mall. This project is expected to last 7 to 8 years and will involve approximately 4000 artifacts representing the full range of materials from the 18th century to the present day. Since the collection encompasses a wide range of materials and preservation challenges, candidates with specialized skills and experience treating a range of materials are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 
5 Jul 2017

Painting Conservation Internship

Funded by City of London Corporation City Educational Trust, NADFAS and The Radcliffe Trust

Duration - 6 months, October 2017 to April 2018 (tbc)
Stipend - £8,000
Deadline for applications - Thursday 6th July 2017
Interviews - Friday, 21st July 2017

Application deadline: 
6 Jul 2017

Frame Technician

Full-Time, Permanent, Federal Position for a Frame Technician at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Frame Technician in the Conservation Division at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. This position is within the Office of the Deputy Director and specifically working for the Preventive Conservation Department. The primary purpose of the position is to perform minor treatments on frames owned by the National Gallery of Art, including the preparation of frames for the permanent collection, exhibitions and travel.

Application deadline: 
7 Jul 2017

Lecturer in Technical Art History

To undertake high-quality research led teaching and supervision at postgraduate and undergraduate level in Technical Art History, to make an active contribution in the development of the subject of Technical Art History within the University, and to undertake administration as requested by the Head of Technical Art History and Head of School. To undertake a degree of high-quality research in the field of Technical Art History within the bounds of a heavy teaching and supervisory role.

Application deadline: 
12 Jul 2017

Associate Conservator of Paintings

The Philadelphia Museum of Art seeks to fill the position of Associate Conservator of Paintings. Qualified candidates will have academic credentials from a recognized conservation training program and specialized experience beyond the degree in the study, care, and treatment of paintings.

Application deadline: 
15 Jul 2017

Painting Conservation Fellowship

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is offering a 12-month Painting Conservation Fellowship. The anticipated start date is September 2017.

Application deadline: 
20 Jul 2017