Open Vacancey Painting Conservator
What kind of projects will you be working on?
The conservator will be part of a core team responsible for the optimal conservation and restoration of paintings in our care, ranging from Old Masters’, Modern and Contemporary paintings. This will include thorough assessments of the artworks, technical imaging, reference-based research, reporting, as well as undertaking top-quality conservation and restoration.
Who are we looking for?
- A conservator holding a master’s degree from a recognized art conservation program with a specialization in paintings;
- Substantial practical experience (minimum of 5 years) and the ability to develop and undertake innovative treatments;
- Solid knowledge of art history;
- Experience in technical imaging and reference-based research;
- A constructive team member who can also work independently;
- Fluency in English – written and verbal;
- Basic photography skills, ability to work with Apple devices and concurrent Adobe software for documentation purposes;
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize;
- Ability to work towards deadlines in the fast pace of a private conservation studio;
- A pro-active, passionate and industrious colleague who works according to high standards;
- Acquired skills and experience in technical imaging – using X-radiography, Infra-red reflectography,
- Ultraviolet imaging and pigment analysis – would be a real plus.
Terms of employment
- A competitive salary for a full-time position (40hrs per week), depending on education and experience;
- Holiday allowance, travel expenses, mobile phone contribution, etc.,
If you are interested we would like to receive the following documents in your application letter:
- Cover Letter
- CV including References
Please send an email to with the header "Application Painting Conservator" and address this to Gwendolyn Boevé-Jones.
We look forward to hearing from you!