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Head of Conservation & Preservation Getty Research Institute

The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an experienced conservator and preservation professional to serve as Head of Conservation and Preservation for the Research Library. The ideal candidate will provide leadership in planning and managing the conservation program for special collections, general library collections, and institutional archives. The Head will lead a team responsible for a broad range of conservation and preservation activities including conservation assessment and treatment; exhibition, loan and digitization support; disaster planning and response; environmental monitoring; and facilities planning support. Working closely with colleagues throughout the GRI, the Head will ensure the smooth integration and timely completion of conservation and preservation activities.

Application deadline: 
14 Oct 2017

IIC Studies in Conservation Dialogue on LinkedIn

SIC Dialogues on Linkedin poster

October 23-27, 2017

The IIC LinkedIn group be hosted a Dialogue with Samantha Skelton regarding her recent Studies in Conservation article, Testing the limits: The theoretical development and practical reality of a large-scale agarose gel treatment for a discolored Morris Louis, Studies in Conservation (2016) 61:sup2. 214-218.
All IIC LinkedIn group members were able to participate in this online discussion with the author

Art History, Curatorial & Museum Education Fellowships at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows' projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum's collection.

Application deadline: 
3 Nov 2017

Conservation and Scientific Research Fellowships at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes applications from scholars of art history, archaeology, conservation and related sciences, as well as from scholars in other disciplines whose projects are interdisciplinary in nature and relate to objects in The Met’s collection. The tremendous diversity of fellows' projects reflects the historic and geographic diversity of the Museum's collection.

Application deadline: 
1 Dec 2017

Cambridge Heritage Research Group Seminars - Michaelmas Term 2017

Alternate Tuesdays 1-2pm & Thursdays 5-6pm
Seminar Room, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, unless otherwise indicated

19 October:
Start of year Heritage Fair – all welcome (social event)

24 October:
Patrick Boylan: (Professor Emeritus of Heritage Policy and Management, City, University of London):
‘Campaigning for the strengthening of the protection of cultural property in times of armed conflict 1992 - 2017: a personal perspective.’

19 Oct 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

National Archives, Ireland - Internship

The National Archives, on behalf of the Valuation Office and in conjunction with the Heritage Council, is pleased to offer a 12 month internship in paper conservation.

Application deadline: 
2 Oct 2017

Subject Tutor, Collections Care and Conservation Management

The Edward James Foundation is a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester, specialising in creative and applied arts. As well as being a respected educational institution, the historic house and collections, the stunning grounds and gardens open to the public, and the year round events and exhibitions make West Dean truly unique.

Application deadline: 
9 Oct 2017

Principal Conservator Paper and Books

Vacancy for Principal Conservator, Paper and Books Artlab Australia Level P03
Salary range: A$90,029 - A$95,487
SA Government Vacancy number: 2017 - 23071
Closing date: 12 October 2017

Application deadline: 
12 Oct 2017

Paper Conservator at Heritage Conservation Centre

The successful candidate would be mainly based at Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC), where it is the main repository of the national collection under the custodianship of the National Heritage Board (NHB), Singapore.

Application deadline: 
9 Oct 2017

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