The ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe is a public-law foundation and an institution for research, cultural advisory and education. The aim of ZKM is to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation of modern and contemporary art and time-based media. ZKM is looking for an ASSISTANT CONSERVATOR. Preferably as of 1 April 2010.

With this post ZKM is offering an exciting environment and the opportunity of gaining a deeper insight into the daily routine of a museum.

The offer is for junior job seekers educated to degree level, hold a recognised qualification in conservation and interested in modern and contemporary art. Experience of working with museums and galleries as well as knowledge of modern materials and time-based media is desirable. The applicant should have the ability to work independently as well as in a team with a range of people. He/She should have a sound knowledge of English and a basic to sound knowledge of German.

The anticipated duration of the contract would be one year with the possibility of extension for another year. The post is graded as a fixed amount per month following the German compensation arrangement for former Junior Doctors. The closing date for the return of completed application forms is 23 February 2010. Interviews will take place in the first week of March. Travelling costs due to the interview cannot be refunded.


Please send your application (either in English or German) to the following address:

ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie

Conservation Department

Lorenzstr. 19 D - 76135 Karlsruhe


Contact Person: Frau Franziska Herzog (conservator MA) Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.