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Subject: Position at Tate

Position at Tate

From: Patricia Smithen <patricia.smithen<-at->
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Conservation Technician, Time-Based Media

Location: Tate Stores, Southwark, London

Reference:  TG0333
Contract:  Permanent

Salary:  UKP10,025 per annum (pro rata to UKP20,049 per annum)
Part-time 18 hours per week (2.5 days per week)

Tate Conservation is a dynamic department, supporting care of the
art collection and Tate programmes including acquisitions, displays,
exhibitions and loans. We are seeking a Conservation Technician to
provide technical support for Time-based Media (TiBM) artworks. You
will concentrate on supporting the acquisition of artworks through
media and equipment checking, sourcing equipment and updating
Conservation Records. You will assist Senior Technicians and
Conservators with the long-term preservation and collection care of
TiBM artworks including data and media migration.

You must have technical knowledge of a wide range of TiBM media
including film, video, audio, slides and computer programmes, as
well as experience checking digital media for quality control
purposes. You will able to demonstrate the practical skills required
for handling TiBM art works and for checking and servicing equipment
such as digital projectors. You must have a pragmatic approach to
problem-solving and good communication skills including experience
with databases, CAD and image processing programmes.  You will have
effective time-management skills and be able to work flexibly as
part of a team or alone.

Contact details/How to apply: To apply online please visit


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Closing date: 19 October 2012

Patricia Smithen
Head of Conservation, Programme

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