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Isabel Bader Research Fellowship in Artifacts Conservation

The Research Associate, Isabel Bader Research Fellow in Artifacts Conservation is a new two-year post supported by a grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. This is a unique opportunity to undertake research in an academic setting, while acquiring essential pedagogical and communication skills. This Fellowship is designed to enhance skills in research and communication with an ambitious program tailored to the needs and skills of the successful candidate.

Application deadline: 
22 Sep 2019

Senior Project Specialist (Heritage Recording and Documentation)

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is seeking a heritage conservation practitioner to fill the position of Senior Project Specialist (Heritage Recording and Documentation), in the Institute's Buildings and Sites department.

Application deadline: 
11 Oct 2019

Objects Conservator

An exciting opportunity to join Te Papa as a Kaitiaki Taonga Conservator Objects. This position is responsible for the conservation and care of Te Papa's 3D collections, to support their use internally and by a range of external communities. The position achieves this through sound risk management and conservation practice when caring for and working with collections. The position is underpinned by the concepts and practice of Mana Taonga, the spiritual and cultural connections of taonga (collections) with people that guide care, use and access.

Application deadline: 
23 Sep 2019

Kaitiaki Taonga Conservator Textiles

An exciting opportunity to join Te Papa as a Kaitiaki Taonga Conservator Textiles. This is a fixed term appointment to backfill for a secondment and has an end date of December 2021. This position is responsible for the conservation and care of Te Papa's textile collections, to support their use internally and by a range of external communities. The position achieves this through sound risk management and conservation practice when caring for and working with collections.

Application deadline: 
23 Sep 2019

Head of Conservation

Head of Conservation
Collection Care
Full time
Permanent
£47,787- £53,800 per annum
Application deadline:  02 October 2019

Application deadline: 
2 Oct 2019

NiC Call for News: Sharing is Caring

Some of the youngest newsies hanging around the paper office after school. Location: Buffalo, New York (State). Photographer: Lewis Hines. 1910. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, National Child Labor Committee Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-108765]. Original location  https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2018674175/

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Cover image of Studies in Conservation Vol 64 Issue 5 (Image courtesy of Taylor & Francis)

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A Historical Continuity: Research into and Conservation of the Medieval Doors of Split Cathedral

Žana Matulić Bilač examining parts of the door in the Croatian Conservation Institute, Dept of Split workshop, Image courtesy by Tom Dubravec

By Žana Matulić Bilač

A cycle of lectures was recently held to celebrate the 805th birthday of the monumental wooden doors of Split Cathedral, installed by Andrija Buvina, pictor de Spaleto (as one 13th-century reference calls him), on St George’s Day, 1214, in the frame of the ancient portal of Diocletian’s Mausoleum, which in the Early Middle Ages became Split Cathedral.

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