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Paintings Conservator (Survey)

The Royal Collection contains an unparalleled collection of nearly 8,000 paintings and 3,000 miniatures.

Application deadline: 
21 Aug 2017

Associate Laboratory Coordinator - Department of Textile Conservation

The work responsibilities of the full time Associate Laboratory Coordinator relate to several aspects of the Department of Textile Conservation (DTC) lab maintenance. It includes supervision of lab facilities, environment, equipment, inventory and storage of conservation materials and tools, as well as providing technical support to conservators.

Application deadline: 
25 Aug 2017

SEAHA PhD Studentship: 3D Hyperspectral Imaging of Heritage

Art and heritage surfaces often have a 3D structure that requires either objects or cameras to be moved in order to keep the surface in focus. Movement of objects during imaging is often difficult for conservation or practical reasons, particularly of large objects. For 3D objects, the camera would ideally freely move in the space. Maximum freedom of movement could be enabled using an articulated robotic arm, which would need to carry not only the camera but the illumination system as well. Depth information could also be derived from two cameras pointing at the surface at an angle, i.e.

Application deadline: 
1 Sep 2017

Online course Microbial Infestation of Objects of Art and Cultural Heritage

by Prof. Dr. Karin Petersen and Barbara Hentschel M.A.

The focal point of this course is presenting different methods of detecting and analyzing microorganisms encountered in objects of cultural heritage.

Essentially the courses are divided into modules. This allows judging the scope and content of the courses to help estimate the time and work involved.

18 Sep 2017 to 19 Nov 2017

Senior Collections Hazard Surveyor at Science Museum

Job title: Senior Collections Hazard Surveyor
Application closing date: 28/08/2017
Location: Science Museum at Blythe House - London
Salary: Up to £29,000 plus benefits

Job description
Do you have knowledge of museum collection hazards? Would you like to use this knowledge to contribute to an exciting museum project?

The Science Museum Group are looking for a Senior Collections Hazard Surveyor to play a key role in the One Collection project - our strategic initiative to re-imagine how our collection is cared for, accessed and shared.

Application deadline: 
28 Aug 2017

Storage System Assistant at Science Museum

Job title: Storage System Assistant
Application closing date: 21/08/2017
Location: Science Museum at Blythe House - London
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits

Job description
Would you like to use your understanding of collections care to support a fascinating project? Do you take a methodical and meticulous approach to your work?

Application deadline: 
21 Aug 2017

Conservator, Photography

A cornerstone of the West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ is Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture, encompassing twentieth and twenty-first century art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond. Since 2012, M+ has been presenting diverse public programmes and exhibitions, and is amassing a permanent collection, in the run-up to the scheduled 2019 public opening of the museum building designed by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK.

Application deadline: 
15 Sep 2017

Conservator, Digital and Media Art

A cornerstone of the West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ is Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture, encompassing twentieth and twenty-first century art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond. Since 2012, M+ has been presenting diverse public programmes and exhibitions, and is amassing a permanent collection, in the run-up to the scheduled 2019 public opening of the museum building designed by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK.

Application deadline: 
15 Sep 2017

PhD Opportunity

A three year PhD home/EU fees only studentship (funded by the Textile Conservation Foundation) is available within the College of Arts at the University of Glasgow. The core research theme is "The Making and Materials of Victorian Commercial Stage Sets: Normansfield A Case Study". The student will be jointly supervised by Christina Young and Karen Thompson. The theme draws upon the research interests of both supervisors and in doing so provides a natural bridge between Technical Art History and Painted Textiles Conservation.

Application deadline: 
30 Sep 2017

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