Career Opportunities: Internhip in Painting Conservation

Restoration of 'The Triumph of Amphitrite', c.1703-1739

The National Gallery of Ireland invites applications for the following position:

Internship in Painting Conservation [9-month fixed term contract] 

Founded in 1854, the National Gallery of Ireland today houses the nation’s most important collection of European and Irish Art.  The works in its care, ranging in date from c.1300 to c.1950, include approximately 3.000 paintings and some 10.000 works on paper.

The Gallery is seeking to appoint a Painting Conservator to join our conservation team to work on paintings on canvas, panel as well as on composite materials.

The candidate should be a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a professional qualification in painting conservation with a proper holistic comprehension of the issues associated with the discipline of conservation.

Download the full role description here [Word Document 52KB]

How to Apply: Applications including a detailed CV to be accompanied by a covering letter outlining how the requirements of the post are met and giving the contact details of three referees, should be forwarded to or by post to the Human Resources Department, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2.  Please state Paintings Conservator (Internship): 9-Month Fixed-Term Contract.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 29th August 2014 at 5pm (Irish Time)

This Internship is part funded by The Heritage Council as part of its promotion of conservation standards across Ireland.

Candidates should note that panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled.

The National Gallery of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.