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Project Specialist Position

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) in Los Angeles is seeking a conservator with a strong background in preventive conservation to fill the position of Project Specialist in the Collections Department. 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: 
19 Oct 2018

Assistant Professor of Artifact Conservation

The Art Conservation Program at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, seeks applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor to begin 1 July 2019. The position involves the teaching and supervision of graduate students in theoretical and laboratory courses covering the history, technology, and conservation of artifacts and artworks from historic, archaeological and ethnographic contexts.

Application deadline: 
16 Nov 2018

ICRI Conference 2018 - Conservation Activities in Ireland VI and Conservation Science

One day conference on conservation in Ireland. The morning session will give an insight into the range of projects by ICRI members. In the afternoon, there will be a focus on scientific research in conservation treatment. This will feature a special keynote address by a project team from the Getty Museum and the National Gallery of Ireland.
There will also be poster presentations.

This is an European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 event.

4 Oct 2018
Deadline: 
25 Sep 2018

'Preservation - Protecting Your Collection' Meeting available online

How do we ensure that we will still be able to understand, access and use critical information and cultural artifacts in the future? The proliferation and growing complexity of both media formats and media channels creates new challenges to this basic societal need. This session explored current techniques under development by GLAM professionals to meet these challenges - esp. in the world of digital preservation.

27 Aug 2018

World Heritage UK 2018 conference ‘Setting the Scene for World Heritage’

Tower of London

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the historic wonders of the world and the jewels in the crown of any nation. The United Kingdom is blessed with 31 of them and each year World Heritage UK celebrates these gems with a conference. The theme for this year’s event will be ‘Setting the Scene for World Heritage’.

15 Oct 2018 to 16 Oct 2018

Conservation Scientist

Part time (2/5)
Temporary: 7.5 months
Based at Hampton Court Palace

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is the independent charity that looks after the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House Whitehall, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland. Across these six sites we care for thousands of historic objects, many of them in their original royal setting. You'll have a real interest in our history, in the buildings and their contents and be willing to help conserve them to the standard they deserve: the best.

Application deadline: 
26 Sep 2018

XIVth International Conference of the AIPMA (Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique)

The XIVth International Conference of the AIPMA (Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique) will be held in Naples, Italy from September 9-13, 2019 at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples; organized by the MANN, Museo Archeologico Nazionale of Naples, and by the University of Bologna, in collaboration with the Centre Jean Bérard.

9 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019

NCS Conference Series - Passive Aggressive

The National Conservation Service is very pleased to announce the fourth and last of four conferences called 'Passive Aggressive?' - Changing the Climate in Archival and Museum Storage. The first two events, one hosted at The National Archives (UK) and the second at National Library of Wales hosted by CyMAL, during July were very well attended and well received. All four are being generously sponsored by Bruynzeel Storage Systems Ltd, in order to make the conferences free to delegates.

25 Oct 2018

Temporary Conservator of Easel Paintings

Department/Location: Hamilton Kerr Institute, Whittlesford, 8 miles from central Cambridge
Salary: £29,799-£38,833
Reference: DB16478
Closing date: 01 October 2018

Application deadline: 
1 Oct 2018

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