Assistant Restorer

Fondation Beyeler

The Fondation Beyeler is one of the internationally renowned and most visited museums in Switzerland. Situated in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel, the museum building designed by Renzo Piano is considered one of the most beautiful art houses in Europe, as it harmoniously combines nature, architecture and art. The Fondation Beyeler is home to one of the world’s finest private collections and presents and continuously presents high-quality exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. In accordance with the wishes of its founders, it is particularly committed to communicating art to the general public and to young people.

As of December 1, 2021, for a limited period of two years, we are looking for an Assistant Restorer 100%

  • Conservation treatment and research of the collection works

  • Collaboration in interdisciplinary conservation projects

  • Conservational supervision of temporary exhibitions

  • Processing and supervising loan transactions and accompanying courier trips

  • Supporting the conservators in all day-to-day work in the museum

  • Participation in communication work of the conservation department in the museum and on online platforms

  • A diploma or master’s degree in conservation and restoration from a university or university of applied sciences

  • Professional experience in the field of paintings and sculptures from classical modern to contemporary art

  • German spoken and written, good knowledge of English, knowledge of French an advantage

  • Good IT user skills (Office, image processing, database)

  • Independent, structured and quality-conscious way of working

  • Ability to supervise several projects at the same time

  • Ability to work under pressure, flexible in terms of time and in a team

  • Communicative, proactive and creative person with enthusiasm for museum activities

You can expect an exciting and varied job in an international and dynamic working environment in the cultural field working environment in the cultural sector with a motivated team.

How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents written in German at

Fondation Beyeler, Daniela Cantoni, Baselstrasse 77, CH-4125 Riehen, Tel. +41 (0)61 645 97 33.

Posted on July 21