ORGANISATION/COMPANYHaute Ecole Arc
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Analytical chemistryChemistry › Applied chemistryChemistry › Instrumental analysis
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/02/2019 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONSwitzerland › Neuchâtel
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020
Analysis and assessment of degradation of polychrome metallic artworks
This research project will be carried out within the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 813789 (Innovative Training Networks - ITN CHANGE): www.change-itn.eu.
This project focuses on the study of the formation of metal soaps on painted metal. The research team will develop a methodology based on multi-modal analyses for the assessment of the different factors related to the degradation processes.
Main supervisor: Edith Joseph (Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration)
Co-supervisors: Francesco Caruso (University of Oslo) and Laura Brambilla (Haute Ecole Arc Conservation-restauration)
The period of employment for the position is 3 years.
Early stage researcher (ESR) rule: the ESR must, at the date of recruitment, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of his/her research career and have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
Mobility rule: researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Switzerland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account.
Questions about the position: Edith Joseph, email@example.com, main supervisor.
For administrative issues related to the work place: Isabelle Rérat, firstname.lastname@example.org, human resources delegate.
For doctoral administrative and pedagogical enrolment, contact Sunniva Engh, email@example.com, Head of research at IAKH.
The application file should include a letter of motivation accompanied with a short research proposal related to the research project (2 pages max.), copies of titles (English translations of the Diplomas/academic transcripts if they are in another language), a curriculum vitae (with publications and other academic works that the applicant would like to be considered in the evaluation) and two reference contacts should be sent to Isabelle Rérat, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doctoral enrolment at Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH), University of Oslo (UiO), Norway. The successful candidate will apply to the Faculty of humanities at UiO for enrollment in the doctoral programme and will receive his/her doctoral degree from UiO. For more information about the doctoral programme at UiO, please see https://www.hf.uio.no/english/research/phd/structure/organisation-at-iak....
Therefore, the candidate will have stays in Oslo to attend the PhD training programme of UiO.
Furthermore, international internship opportunities are planned.
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: GoodFRENCH: Basic
The candidate should:
Hold a university Master’s degree in materials science or in imaging and intelligence techniques
Have autonomy, organizational and very good communication skills
- Having a good level of English (oral and written). CEFR level - B2 is a prerequisite.
Additional assets are:
Experience in dealing with polychrome artworks and conservation research
Knowledge on metals (identification, corrosion)
- Technical analytical skills (including FTIR/Raman microscopy, XRD, SEM-EDS)
Some knowledge of French will be an advantage
EURAXESS offer ID: 368308
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