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Conservator (Archaeology)

Please note that the job posting for the position of Conservator (Archaeology) (GT-06) is now available online. The deadline for applications is September 22, 2017.

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Conservation from a recognized post-secondary institution or the equivalent education and experience. Additionally, applicants must have specialized training and recent and extensive experience in the conservation of organic and inorganic archaeological objects. Follow the link to the job posting for full details regarding essential qualifications.

Application deadline: 
22 Sep 2017

AIC Electronic Media Group specialty session

Call for submissions for the Electronic Media Group specialty session, Houston 2018

The Electronic Media Group (EMG) seeks abstracts for papers to be presented at the the 46th Annual Meeting, held in Houston, TX, USA, May 29-June 2, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Houston.

Abstracts are due on September 15th, 2017

Submissions of original work related to the topics below are encouraged, but other aspects of the conservation of time-based media and digital art, electronic and electric component materials, and related areas will also be considered.

29 May 2018 to 6 Jun 2018
Deadline: 
15 Sep 2017

6th International Mountmakers Forum

Please save the date for the 6th International Mountmakers Forum.

The Natural History Museum London is delighted to be hosting the 6th International Mountmakers Forum between 25th-27th September 2018. The first of its kind to be held in Europe the Forum will consist of talks, poster sessions, discussion groups, workshop and exhibition tours focused on all aspects of mount making.

The Mountmakers Forum will be 10 years old in 2018 so we hope you will join us in London to celebrate.
More details of the Forum event and how to register will be coming soon.

25 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018

Executive Director at IIC

IIC is inviting applications for a new role of Executive Director. The salary will be ca. £50k for an initial three-year contract.

The Executive Director is a new role at IIC and will play a critical part in moving IIC to become a more professional, outwardly-focussed organisation. The post holder will be expected to add significant energy and professionalism to what has been a largely volunteer run organisation.

The job is located in the UK and is on a home working basis, with regular attendance at the IIC office in London.

Application deadline: 
30 Sep 2017

European Sgraffito Conference

Sgraffito in Change: Materials, Techniques, Topics, and Preservation

International conference of the HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen in cooperation with the Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Denkmalpflege (Lower Saxony state service for cultural heritage)

Where: HAWK, Hildesheim, Goschentor 1
Conference languages: German or English
Application deadline: 15 October 2017

2 Nov 2017 to 4 Nov 2017
Deadline: 
15 Oct 2017

AIC 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

AIC 2018 Annual Meeting Call for Papers Open until September 15, 2017

The 46th AIC Annual Meeting will be held in Houston, TX, May 29-June 2, 2018. The theme for the main conference is: "Materials Matters 2018."

29 May 2018 to 2 Jun 2018
Deadline: 
15 Sep 2017

Papyrus Conservation Summer Seminar 2018

The Papyrology Collection of the University of Michigan Library will host a two-week seminar in papyrus conservation from Monday, June 11 to Friday, June 22, 2018 directed by Conservation Librarian/Conservator Marieka Kaye. Participants will receive an in-depth, hands-on introduction to papyrus conservation. They will learn about the tools and materials used in papyrus conservation as well as the theory and methodology behind current conservation techniques.

11 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018
Deadline: 
1 Nov 2017

Specification of Display Cases Course at Museum of London

Venue: Museum of London, London
Places available: 25

Course Leaders:
David Thickett, Historic England
Helen Ganiaris, Museum of London
Clive McCready, ClickNetherfield

University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) with Historic England and the Museum of London is organising a one-day seminar about the specification and performance of display cases.

3 Nov 2017

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