ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950


Vacancy: Associate Professor in Conservation and Director of Masters Programme in Conservation of Contemporary Art & Media at London’s Global University, UCL

UCL History of Art is a successful medium-sized department, based within the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences, with a very high international reputation. Academic staff have a wide range of approaches to the history of art, working across an expanded global geography and including interests in image cultures, the materials and materiality of art, and visual technologies of all kinds.

The first of its kind in the UK, the two-year Masters in Conservation of Contemporary Art & Media is an exciting development for the Department at UCL East, a new campus in east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park that will open to students in 2022 and 2023. The programme extends the Department’s current teaching and research strengths while providing for the rapidlydeveloping training needs of the next generation of conservators, and conservation professionals looking to develop a specialism in the field of contemporary art.

The History of Art Department is seeking to appoint a fulltime Associate Professor (Grade 9) in the Conservation of Contemporary Art, to start in September 2021. A teaching and research-active member of the Department, the postholder will take up all aspects of the development of the Masters in Conservation of Contemporary Art & Media and lead the new programme as its Director. This will involve building and leading a small team with relevant expertise for core teaching, and some Continuing Professional Development teaching, based within the programme’s laboratory and media suite at UCL East, as well as forging new partnerships within and outside UCL for the purpose of teaching, research and student placements.


For requirements and more information, click here:  UCL East.