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Position at Tate: Conservation technician, time based media

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 10:06

Tate is seeking a Conservation Technician, (Time Based Media) to work within our Time Based Media (TiBM) Conservation team. The Conservation Technician will provide technical support for the time based media artwork collection, with a focus on supporting the exhibition and display of artworks through media and equipment checking, sourcing and preparing equipment for display and updating Conservation Records. You will assist the Senior Technicians and Conservators with the exhibition and display of the Time Based Media artworks selected for the New Tate Modern displays. 

You must have technical knowledge of a wide range of media including film, video, audio and slides, as well as experience of installing time based media artworks. You will able to demonstrate the practical skills required for handling TiBM art works and for checking and servicing equipment. You must have a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and good communication skills including experience with databases, CAD and image processing programmes. You will have effective time-management skills and be able to work flexibly as part of a team or alone.  This position is offered on a fixed-term contract of 7 months.

Read more at the Tate website.