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Conservator, Preventive Conservation

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Reference:TG2558 

Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£33,106 per annum  

Location:London - Tate Britain, Millbank 

Closing date:13 February 2020 at midnight 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Conservation Science and Preventive team at one of the world’s leading art institutions on a fixed-term, full-time basis. You will provide preventive conservation support and expertise on art works at Tate with a focus on environmental monitoring, data collation and analysis, lighting, integrated pest management, and sustainability at Tate Britain and Tate St Ives.

You will have a recognised qualification, or equivalent, in Preventive Conservation with demonstrable practical experience in supporting exhibition, display, loan and acquisition programme strands within a complex environment. It is important you have experience of environmental monitoring and building management systems with experience of data analysis, risk management and report writing. You will have knowledge of lighting within a museum environment, Integrated Pest Management and a good understanding of long-term care issues in your specialist area with excellent interpersonal skills to provide accessible expert advice. Good time management and end-user IT skills are required, and experience of working in a museum environment, is desirable.

At Tate, we value and respect all differences (seen and unseen) in people. We strive for inclusive working practices and spaces that reflects the communities we serve, ensuring all opportunities are accessible, voices are heard and considered, and contribute to our future. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups within our organisation, in particular BAME and disabled candidates.

Many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working reasonably.

This position is offered on a fixed-term contract of 2 years

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Application Information

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