job posting: conservation fellow, National Gallery, Λονδίνο, προθεσμία 26/09/2021

The National Gallery is seeking a Conservation Fellow: The National Gallery (

Applicants are requested to apply directly through the website; the vacancy closes on 26/09/2021 at 23:45 PM.

Position Summary
Contract - fixed term for 22 months, full time
Salary - £26,910 per annum
Closing date: 26/09/2021 at 23:45 PM

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 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 paintings; 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 the conservation of easel paintings who is seeking to continue their professional development. In addition to a high level of practical skills in the restoration of paintings of all periods up to the early 20th century, you will have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of individuals.

Please note that interviews will take place in-person at the Gallery; we will reimburse reasonable transport and associated costs for shortlisted candidates who will need to travel into London for their interview.