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Oct 16, 2017
GILCREASE MUSEUM/THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA Permanent Full-Time/Hourly Position POSITION SUMMARY The Conservation Technician reports to the Chief Conservator and performs a variety of duties in connection with the preservation and management of the museum’s collection and ensures that proper procedures are followed with regard to the care, conservation registration and documentation files, and exhibition of […]
Oct 12, 2017
DURHAM UNIVERSITY The interdisciplinary Department of Archaeology is ranked first in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and is listed as one of the top four archaeology departments in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings list. You will therefore bring your expertise of Archaeological Conservation to the department, offering detailed insight into ancient […]
Oct 06, 2017
Position open until filled Judd Foundation was created in 1996 with the mission to maintain and preserve Donald Judd’s permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives in Marfa Texas and New York. The Foundation promotes a wider understanding of Judd’s artistic legacy by providing access to these spaces and resources and by developing […]
Oct 06, 2017
Science Museum, Medicine Galleries Application closing date: October 18, 2017 Location: Science Museum and Blythe House – London Salary: GBP19,000 per annum Are you enthusiastic, competent and graduate-calibre in conservation? We are offering TWO 9-month internships to work with our conservation team, to gain excellent experience in the conservation of medical objects made from a […]
Oct 04, 2017
The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts (including sites, buildings, objects) and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. The program provides an opportunity for professionals to pursue scholarly research in an interdisciplinary manner across traditional […]
Oct 03, 2017
Primary location: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. conservation facility in Carlisle, PA Reports to: Chief of Conservation and Senior Paintings Conservator Status: Full-time Application period: Will remain open until filled JOB DESCRIPTION Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. (“Hartmann Conservation”) is seeking a driven, self-motivated, experienced, professionally trained Conservator with 3 – 5 years […]
Oct 03, 2017
Primary location: Hartmann Fine Art Conservation Services, Inc. conservation facility in Carlisle, PA Reports to: Chief of Conservation Status: Full-time Application period: Will remain open until filled JOB DESCRIPTION Hartmann Conservation is seeking a driven, self-motivated professionally trained Paintings Conservator with strong management, leadership, oral and written communication, artifact assessment, and advanced conservation treatment skills. […]



Additional Resources

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Equity and Inclusion StatementPDF193.16 KB04 May, 2017 Download
Core ValuesPDF27.90 KB15 Oct, 2015 Download
Definitions of Conservation TerminologyPDF329.47 KB15 Oct, 2015 Download
Defining the Conservator: Essential CompetenciesPDF177.54 KB08 Apr, 2013 Download
Requisite Competencies for Conservation Technicians and Collection Care SpecialistsPDF1.31 MB08 Apr, 2013 Download