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Assistant Conservator of Paintings

Date Posted: 02/25/2021

Type of Position: full time

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Submission Instructions: The Cleveland Museum of Art seeks a full-time Assistant Conservator of Paintings for the conservation and preservation of paintings in the museum's vast and diverse collections of paintings. The Assistant Conservator takes part in all activities in the painting's lab, which include examinations for acquisition, loan, and treatment, proposing recommendations for conservation treatments and carrying out those conservation treatments following guidelines established by the American Institute of Conservation (AIC) code of ethics. They lead individual treatments and research initiatives, as well as contributing to collaborative efforts led by the Head of the Paintings Lab and Chief Conservator. The Assistant Conservator of Paintings plays a critical role in the successful functioning of the CMA's conservation department that includes labs and preparatory areas for objects, textiles, Western Paintings, East Asian paintings, works on paper, and frames.

Application period is open until filled. The Museum is seeking candidates who can begin by early spring 2021.
To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume, digital portfolio and contact information for 3 professional references.
The Cleveland Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer

Organization: The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art seeks a full-time Assistant Conservator of Paintings for the conservation and preservation of paintings in the museum's vast and diverse collections of paintings. The Assistant Conservator takes part in all activities in the painting's lab, which include examinations for acquisition, loan, and treatment, proposing recommendations for conservation treatments and carrying out those conservation treatments following guidelines established by the American Institute of Conservation (AIC) code of ethics. They lead individual treatments and research initiatives, as well as contributing to collaborative efforts led by the Head of the Paintings Lab and Chief Conservator. The Assistant Conservator of Paintings plays a critical role in the successful functioning of the CMA's conservation department that includes labs and preparatory areas for objects, textiles, Western Paintings, East Asian paintings, works on paper, and frames.