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Conservation Guest Scholar (The Getty Conservation Institute)

The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. The program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional boundaries in areas of interest to the international conservation community.

Applications for the 2020-2021 residency period are now available. The deadline is November 1, 2019.

Application deadline: 
1 Nov 2019

GCI Project Specialist (Managing Collection Environments)

The Getty Conservation Institute’s Collections Department is seeking a conservator with a background in preventive conservation and a keen interest in education to fill a five-year, limited-term position: Project Specialist (Managing Collection Environments). The Project Specialist will be an integral member of the cross-disciplinary project team for the Managing Collection Environments Initiative (MCE). MCE combines research, education, and field activities that address technical and practical issues pertaining to the sustainable control and management of collection environments in museums, libraries, and archives.

Application deadline: 
12 Oct 2019

Linked Conservation Data: Terminology Workshop

Opposite page: Logo for Linked Conservation Data project. Image courtesy of Athanasios Velios .  Above: Group photo of participants at the LCD Consortium in June. Image taken by Malgorzata Schaefer

By Kristen St.John and Athanasios Velios

June 6-7, 2019, the Linked Conservation Data Consortium held its first in-person meeting at Stanford Libraries’ Conservation Lab in Redwood City, California. Twenty-two participants met to learn how terminology is utilized through Linked Data; to evaluate the current state of vocabularies used in Conservation; and to determine ways to enable sharing of conservation records through terminology. The workshop was arranged in three parts.

PART ONE

Heritage Trades Specialist/Conservation Projects Manager

Heritage Trades Specialist/Conservation Projects Manager

Full-time position available for commencement in September/October 2019. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

International Conservation Services (ICS) is Australia’s largest private conservation practice. We conserve a wide range of cultural and heritage objects and artefacts including paintings, furniture, textiles, paper, sculpture, archaeological artefacts and wall finishes in buildings.

Application deadline: 
29 Nov 2019

Project Specialist (Managing Collection Environments)

The Getty Conservation Institute's Collections Department is seeking a conservator with a background in preventive conservation and a keen interest in education to fill a five-year, limited-term position: Project Specialist (Managing Collection Environments). The Project Specialist will be an integral member of the cross-disciplinary project team for the Managing Collection Environments Initiative (MCE).

Application deadline: 
12 Oct 2019

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