Sculpture and Installation Conservator (Acquisitions), Tate Gallery

  • 31st March 2019
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)
  • museums, Other, Collection Care, Conservation
  • Remiah Cobbson


We are seeking an experienced sculpture/object conservator to work within our Sculpture and Installations Conservation team focusing on the Acquisitions Programmes and working flexibly across all programme areas.

Day-to-day, you will concentrate on assessing, documenting, preparing and treating works of art within Tate’s Collection, supporting all related programme activity.

You will hold a recognised qualification in the Conservation of sculpture/object/contemporary art or equivalent experience and have demonstrable practical experience assessing and treating a broad range of artworks. It is key to have analytical and problem-solving skills, organisational and planning skills, and to be an effective communicator.

You will need to accurately document condition and estimate treatment requirements, work independently on conservation treatments and provide specialist advice for storage, packing, transport and installation of works of art. Frequent travel is required with this role, as is having a flexible approach to your work.

How to apply:

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Closing date: 31 March 2019 by midnight

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