The Robert Gavron Conservation Fellow

£26,910 per annum
Fixed Term Full-Time
17 March 2019
3rd or 4th April 2019


The National Gallery, which houses one of the finest collections of Western European paintings in the world, has a long established Conservation department with an international reputation.

The Robert Gavron Conservation Fellow will assist the present team of Conservators responsible for the care of the collection. Under supervision of members of the Conservation Department, you will undertake the cleaning and restoration and also some structural repair of painting; the assessment, preparation, reporting and travel with National Gallery paintings on loan; become involved in research on paintings in the collection, working in collaboration with the Scientific and Curatorial departments.

We are looking for a well-qualified individual with a recognised post graduate qualification in conservation of easel paintings who is seeking to continue their professional development. In additional to a high level of practical skills in the restoration of paintings of all periods up to the early 20 Century, you will have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals.

This is a fixed-term post for 22 months.

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