Senior conservation scientist (Singapore)

 NationalHeritageBoard Singapore

The Heritage Conservation Centre (HCC) is an institution of National Heritage Board. It is a purpose-built facility for the storage and conservation of the National Collection comprising artworks and artefacts. Its mission is to care for, manage and facilitate access to the National Collection. To enhance conservation of the National Collection, HCC is committed towards consolidating its Conservation Science capabilities and is now seeking for an experienced individual to spearhead the development of Conservation Science research programme. Reporting to the Head of Conservation Science/ Senior Assistant Director, you will work in the Conservation Science Lab in the Conservation Section. You will be responsible for developing conservation science research and programmes in support of HCC’s new research strategies addressing the sustainable use and care of the growing National Collection. You will join a larger team of 30 over conservators that includes conservators of paintings, objects, paper, textile. You will be expected to possess research/analysis experience applicable to a wide range of historical and contemporary heritage and conservation materials both organic and inorganic and respective ageing behaviour; to be a strong team-player enjoying working in a collaborative manner and to have demonstrated ability to show initiative and resourcefulness in handling difficult and unusual analytical problems. Research areas include the technical analysis of artefacts and their treatment methods, the understanding of their aging behaviour and of how to reduce rate of the associated material deteriorations. It encompasses selecting most appropriate - preferably non-destructive and portable - techniques of analysis and exploring most relevant methods to process, enhance, interpret and share data obtained.

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