Tate Paintings Conservator, International Partnerships

Posted on Wed, 12/13/2023 - 21:20

Fixed-term, 8 months from February 2024

Part time, 3 days per week


Based at our London sites: Tate Britain and Tate Stores

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Paintings Conservator to join our Paintings, Frames & Workshop Conservation team, focussing on the International Partnerships programme of touring exhibitions. Working within the Collection Care division, you will concentrate on assessing, documenting, preparing and treating paintings within Tate’s Collection. You will use innovative solutions to plan projects and solve complex challenges for collection artworks and ensure high standards of preservation.

You will hold a recognised qualification in the Conservation of Easel Paintings and have demonstrable practical experience treating and stabilising a broad range of paintings with full consideration of the practical and ethical issues. You will have performed condition surveys, prepared estimates and will understand long-term care issues for paintings. Effective communication will be essential, as well as good time management, project planning skills and the ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.

The role is based across Tate Britain and Tate Stores.

Closing date for applications: 02 January 2024 at midnight

For more information and to apply please visit here.