Conservator: Eastern Pictorial Art

Conservator: Eastern Pictorial Art
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £25,872 per annum
Location: London

The Conservation department at the British Museum is looking to recruit a Conservator with specialist knowledge in the area of conserving Japanese, Asian and Islamic paintings and calligraphy. The post holder will care for the collection through a combination of interventive and preventive measures in support of the museum's operating plan, and contribute to public outreach activities.

Key areas of responsibility:

• To contribute to the conservation of Eastern pictorial art on paper and silk.
• To contribute to the preparation of objects for loan, exhibition, and permanent display.
• To contribute to the care of the collection through dedicated projects on collections in store.
• To assist with the care of the collection through documentation, surveys, data collection, analysis, and support at public events.
• To contribute to the conservation of materials / object types outside of own specialism as necessary.
• To work collaboratively with colleagues within the department.

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