History of Art


Job Opportunities

UCL History of Art is a community of nearly 400 staff and students in the heart of Bloomsbury.

We are inclusive, forward-thinking and globally-minded, and we aim to create a welcoming environment, open to all. In 2020/21 we are looking to recruit several new staff members – please see below for current opportunities.

Current Opportunities

Associate Professor in Conservation and Director of Masters Programme in Conservation of Contemporary Art & Media

UCL History of Art is developing a new Masters in Conservation of Contemporary Art & Media as part of the cross-departmental School of the Creative and Cultural Industries ('Culture Lab' group of programmes) at UCL East in Stratford. We are looking to appoint an Associate Professor in Conservation of Contemporary Art to develop and direct this Masters programme, to manage the associated laboratory spaces, to teach and assess at undergraduate and mainly postgraduate levels, and to supervise postgraduate dissertations. You will also carry out research and develop a research direction for the Department in the conservation of contemporary art and/or media, as well as pursuing collaborations with partners in cultural institutions and industry. 

This is a permanent post that will begin in September 2021.

Find out more about this post

Postgraduate Teaching Scheme

As part of its commitment to providing opportunities for research students to gain teaching experience in the course of their doctoral studies, the History of Art Department offers a number of Postgraduate Teaching Assistant (PGTA) positions each year, in various subject areas covered by the Department at undergraduate level. The Postgraduate Teaching Scheme is designed to enable research students to contribute to teaching and marking/assessment activities within the Department, within a structure that also offers training and support.  

Find out more about 2021-22 postgraduate teaching opportunities