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Objects conservator

October 31, 2014

Employment

Smithsonian Institution, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Washington, DC

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Description
The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of a
conservation professional to perform artifact condition assessments,
documentation, treatments and treatment reports for the Milestones
of Flight gallery renovation at the National Air and Space Museum.
The position will be for a not-to-exceed 18 month period. Work will
be performed in the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory at the
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia and at the
National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall, Washington DC.

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Conservation Technician (full-time)

Employment

Harvard Library – Harvard University, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Cambridge, MA

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Description
Auto req ID: 34048BR

Under the supervision of the Collections Conservator for Harvard
Library and according to established treatment procedures and
production standards, contributes to the conservation of
general/circulating collections in Harvard Library by performing the
following duties.

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Internships and Volunteer Opportunities in Preservation

Internship

Library of Congress, United States

Location of Internship:Lieu du stage : Washington, DC

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Description
For an updated Application Form for Internships and Volunteer
Opportunities in Preservation, see

The Library’s Preservation Directorate offers eight
internship/volunteer opportunities in various areas of library
preservation including preservation science research.

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Conservation Internships (final-year internships)

Internship

Library of Congress, United States

Location of Internship:Lieu du stage : Washington, DC

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Description
The special collections Conservation Division at the Library of
Congress offers/hosts advanced conservation treatment internships
(final-year internships) in book, paper, and photograph
conservation.

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Postdoctoral fellowships at Bard Graduate Center

Fellowship

Andrew W. Mellon “Cultures of Conservation”, United States

Location of fellowship:Lieu du bourse : New York, USA

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Description :
Postdoctoral Fellowships (2 positions)
Andrew W. Mellon “Cultures of Conservation”

The Bard Graduate Center invites applications for
two one-year post-doctoral fellowships funded by a grant from the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, designed to help bridge the gap between
the ways objects are studied by conservators and the ways they are
approached by academics in the human sciences (Art History, History,
Archaeology, Anthropology). These fellowships are available to
individuals with a PhD or equivalent professional experience, and
each of the appointed humanities-trained fellows will join a
conservation team at a New York-area museum and work together on a
joint project. The participating institutions are The Metropolitan
Museum of Art, The American Museum of Natural History, Anthropology
Division, and The Museum of Modern Art. A full list of the
available projects can be found at

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Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship

Fellowship

Smithsonian Institution, United States

Location of fellowship:Lieu du bourse : Washington, DC

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Description :
The Office of Fellowships and Internships is offering an
Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of stable
isotope sciences. Research proposals must integrate the use of
stable isotopes (2H/1H, 13C/12C, 15N/14N, and 18O/16O) into their
specific research questions. Stable isotope analysis must comprise
a significant portion of the research. The successful applicant
will conduct analyses at one of the two Pan-Institutional isotope
facilities (OUSS/MCI Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility in
Suitland, MD or at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute,
Panama City, Panama). Continue reading…

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Conservation Technician

October 30, 2014

Employment

Northwestern University Library – Preservation Department, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Evanston and Chicago

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Description
Northwestern University Library
Preservation Department

JOB IDs: 24290, 24291

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hrs/week
Location: Evanston, IL

The Conservation Technician is based in the Preservation
Department’s conservation lab, reports to the Chief Conservator, and
has the primary responsibility of performing a broad range of
conservation treatments on circulating and non-circulating library
material. Assists with disaster planning and response, assessment
and stabilization of new collections, internal and external
preservation education initiatives, and other activities related to
the day to day operation of the conservation lab. The Conservation
Technician plays an important role in providing technical support
for an active library exhibits program. Continue reading…

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Contract Paper Conservator

Employment

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Washington, DC

Description
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery’s Conservation Department received a
$100,000 grant to support a contract paper conservator for one year.
This position does not include benefits.

The candidate will survey and treat a selection of the original 20th
century art works reproduced for the covers of Time magazine.
He/she should have knowledge and interest in modern materials as the
pieces are composed of a variety of media such as charcoal, pastel,
watercolor, acrylic paint and collage elements. Continue reading…

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Untying the Anglo Saxon knot: the Staffordshire Hoard conservation

Video/Vidéo

History West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Description
The project to conserve the Anglo Saxon treasures of the Staffordshire Hoard has reached an important milestone and will now enter a new phase of exploration.

Pieta Greaves, the conservation co-ordinator of the Hoard, discusses the team’s achievements, including the contribution of institutions such as the British Museum and the Lourvre, and explains the next phase of the programme.

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