International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Assistant/Associate Conservator,…

Assistant/Associate Conservator, Paintings

Employer: Guggenheim Museum
Job location: New York
The Assistant/Associate Conservator, Paintings should have knowledge of unconventional materials and art works as well as expertise in modern and contemporary paintings conservation. The Assistant or Associate Conservator, Paintings should demonstrate a firm grasp of theoretical principles in contemporary conservation, as well as some experience interviewing and working with living artists. Knowledge of analytical techniques, such as XRF and FTIR for identifying materialsis desirable as is a spirit of innovation, curiosity and collaboration.

General responsibilities will include hands-on treatment, involvement in exhibition preparation and installation, loan evaluations, acquisition assessments, and materials research. As an important member of the team, the Assistant/Associate Conservator will participate in engagement activities that raise the profile of the department for patrons and the general public, and will carry out research for presentation and publication.

Minimum of 5 years of post-graduate experience in modern and contemporary paintings conservation required.
Master's Degree in Art Conservation required.

Position type: Full-time, exempt
Salary range: $72K - 90K