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PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Institute for Natural Sciences and Technology in the Art

  • archaeometric research: analytics of infrared spectra for chemical characterization
  • development of dating tools for historic book materials (leather, parchment, paper)

The position is available within the course of the international project “ABC – Ancient Book Crafts”
in collaboration with the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and the Library of the Augustinian Canons in Klosterneuburg

Start: July 2022, duration 3 years
contract on FWF-PhD basis (30h/week – 2300 € brutto); working places: Klosterneuburg + Vienna, Ljubljana, Prague
Further information: Priv.Doz. Dr. Johannes Tintner-Olifiers johannes.tintner@gmail.com

PhD position at the Archaeological Museum, University of Stavanger, Norway

A fully funded PhD researcher position is available at the Archaeological Museum, University of Stavanger, Norway. 

Applications from conservators or with a material focus are encouraged. Come join a vibrant research community with a very positive work culture. Full details are available in the advert. Application deadline is 13th June. The salary is in accordance with the State Salary Scale, l.pl 17.515, code 1017, NOK 491 200 gross per year with salary development according to seniority in the position.
Phd in Iron Age textile manufacture: biography, apprenticeship and knowledge production (222627) | University of Stavanger

Deadline: 13th June 2022

Ausschreibungen an der Akademie der bildenden Künste

An der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien sind folgende Positionen ausgeschrieben:

Näheres unter www.akbild.ac.at/jobs

Researcher positions at the Cluster of Excellence ‘Understanding Written Artefacts’, University of Hamburg, Germany

4 postdoc and 8 PhD positions are offered by the Cluster of Excellence ‘Understanding Written Artefacts’, University of Hamburg, Germany. Application deadline 15.06.2022, beginning of employment January 2023. Project strichtly on conservation cannot be accepted but projects on the study of written artefacts from the point of view of their materiality (including material studies and even analysis of changes and degradation processes) are encouraged.
Vacant Positions

An additional PhD position is offered by the same Institution as a research associate to the project ‘The Scribe’s Choice: Writing Supports in Arabic Documents of the Early Islamic Centuries’. Application deadline 16.06.2022, beginning of employment September 2022. The project focuses on the material study of writing supports and ink in use in Egypt in the first five centuries of Islam, which will deepen our understanding of historical writing practices, as well as offer additional information useful for conservation treatments. For additional details on the project see: The Scribe’s Choice: Writing Supports in Arabic Documents of the Early Islamic Centuries
Job advertisement

Internship at Rijksmuseum metals conservation atelier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Internship period: 36h per week for 3-6 months, January – June 2023

An educational internship for Masters students in conservation is offered in the metal atelier, part of the Conservation and Science department of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The internship is not paid although there is a modest stipend to help defray the cost of living, 250 euro per month.
Please read the full advertisement in the attachment or at the following link:

Application deadline: June 17, 2022, 6:00pm CET

Head of Conservation, Museum am Rothenbaum (MARKK), Hamburg/Germany

The MARKK is hiring a Head of Conservation, this is a full-time position, to be filled at the earliest possible date. Salary according to TV-AVH 13 (4.187,- – 5.994,- Euro depending on experience). This is an exciting opportunity to head a department in a dynamic museum with an active exhibition and programming schedule and to be part of the museums team working towards a new storage facility for the collections and a redesign of the permanent galleries.

For further information see job posting or contact Prof. Dr. Barbara Plankensteiner (Tel.: 040/428879-505, barbara.plankensteiner@markk-hamburg.de). Please send your written application (without photo) by 20.06.2022 via email to bewerbung@markk-hamburg.de (single PDF, max. 20 MB) or by surface mail to the Museum am Rothenbaum, attn: Ms Lapidus, Rothenbaumchaussee 64, 20148 Hamburg.

Juniorprofessur für Digitale Archäologie Mitteleuropas (W1 mit Tenure Track auf W2), Universität Leipzig


Bitte bewerben Sie sich bis zum 24. Juni 2022 mit den üblichen Unterlagen ausschließlich über das BERUFUNGSPORTAL der Universität Leipzig.

Ausschreibung an der TU Wien

Ausschreibung einer Stelle einer_s Universitätsprofessor_in für das Fachgebiet “Kunstgeschichte”
Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Bauforschung und Denkmalpflege, E251 (183688)
Universitätsprofessor_in für das Fachgebiet Kunstgeschichte
Detaillierte Informationen finden Sie bis zum Ende der Bewerbungsfrist 30.06.2022 auf TU Wien Jobplattform.

Paper Conservator, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

Detailed information: https://jobb.nationalmuseum.se/jobs/205772-nationalmuseum-soker-konservator-med-inriktning-papperskonserveringnationalmuseum-is-looking-for-a-paper-conservator-nm2022230

The employment is a full-time, permanent position from 1st of September, or by agreement.  The deadline for applications is 30 June.

Conservator Position, Archaeological Objects, DENKMAL3D

DENKMAL3D is a company active in the field of archaeology, 3D documentation and conservation in Lower Saxony (Germany) since 2009. We already employ about 40 people (including archaeologists, excavation technicians, surveyors, geophysicists). The competence conservation/restoration has been added to the portfolio in 2019. We are looking for a conservator specializing in metal objects in the field of archaeological cultural heritage from 01.06.2022 (or later). The position is to be filled as a permanent contract.

Main Skills:

  • Handling objects on excavation (transport and storage)
  • First aid, block lift, artefacts cleaning of all material groups
  • Documentation, photography
  • Management of the storage facility as deputy (delivery of artefacts to the authorities)
  • Contact with clients (conservation, exhibition, and digitization)
  • Collaboration in the expansion of the conservation department
  • Restoration of metal objects

The following qualifications are required

  • University degree in the field of conservation of archaeological objects or an equivalent recognized degree
  • Experience in the field of metal conservation
  • Measures and treatments such as stabilization, consolidation, conservation, presentation
  • Self-sufficient work according to current conservation/restoration standards
  • Interest in innovative methods (SfM, 3D scanning)
  • Organizational talent and reliability
  • Ability to work in a team, cooperative behavior and willingness to exchange knowledge
  • Driving license class B required
  • Knowledge of English (level C1) required
  • Knowledge of German (level B1) desirable

We offer you

  • A permanent position (50-100%) in a pleasant, professional working atmosphere
  • Full time salary 30,000€ per annum before tax
  • High level of personal responsibility, openness to creativity, horizontal hierarchy
  • Rural life in north-west Germany, company headquarters in Vechta (approx. 30,000 inhabitants), approx. one hour from Bremen (60 km), Oldenburg (50km) and Osnabrück (70km).

Please send your application documents (motivation letter, CV, certificates) exclusively by email (in a PDF, max. 5 MB) to the head conservator and collection manager Amandine Colson : a.colson@denkmal3.de

For further information please contact us under +49 4441 8538 456