2017 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Conference - Call for Papers

The 2017 Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) Conference is taking place December 18-20 at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. This year's theme is Time. Cardiff University's Department of Archaeology and Conservation features prominently in this year's conference, with a number of the Department's faculty and postgraduates holding sessions, including the following:

Saving Time: Conservation as a Means for Preserving and Advancing Archaeological Context

18 Dec 2017 to 20 Dec 2017
25 Aug 2017

IAP Course - Museum and Gallery Lighting: Theory and Practice

This one-day introductory/refresher course offered by IAP and National Galleries of Scotland will be held at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. It is aimed at curators, conservators, technicians and other interested parties.

Through a mixture of short presentations and discussions, it will explore how, in everyday practice, the need for light to appreciate objects can be balanced with the potential damage light can cause to some exhibits.

13 Nov 2017

Time Based Media Conservation Fellow

The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Conservation and Science
Application deadline: Aug. 11
Start date: Fall 2017

Apply here: Job number: 9821

Position Summary
For the first time at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Conservation and Science Department is pleased to offer a two-year fellowship (may be renewable for an additional year) for a dedicated time-based media conservation fellow.

Application deadline: 
11 Aug 2017

Assistant Conservator Watts Towers

With more than 130,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los

Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over 1.5 million visitors annually. LACMA's eight building complex is located on 20 acres in the heart of Los Angeles, halfway between the ocean and downtown.
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Application deadline: 
14 Aug 2017

Research Assistant

University of Cambridge
Research Assistant, non-invasive analysis of illuminated manuscripts Zeno Karl Schindler, MINIARE Fellow

GBP 25,298 - 29,301

Twelve-month contract starting January 2018

The Fitzwilliam Museum houses the principal collections of art and antiquities of the University of Cambridge, and holds over half a million objects in its care. The Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (MSSPB) preserves one of the finest collections of illuminated manuscripts in the world, dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century.

Application deadline: 
20 Oct 2017

Assistant Media Conservator

The Museum of Modern Art is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Media Conservator to work within the Media Conservation section of the David Booth Conservation Department and Center. This role involves working collaboratively on a wide-range of modern and contemporary works across all curatorial departments and participating in all departmental activities, including examination, documentation, treatment, and research of collection materials, as well as exhibition, collection care, loan, and courier responsibilities.

Application deadline: 
15 Aug 2017


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