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Position at Centre for Sustainable Heritage, UCL

From: Matija Strlic <m.strlic<-a>
Date: Thursday, November 27, 2008
Research Assistant (Heritage Scientist)
The Centre for Sustainable Heritage (UCL)

The Centre for Sustainable Heritage at UCL is seeking to appoint a
Research Assistant, qualified to Second Class or higher Engineering
or Chemistry degree. The roleholder will work on two European
collaborative research projects on the assessment of volatile
organic compounds in the heritage environment (50% of the time) and
on the identification and condition assessment of plastic heritage
objects (50% of the time).

Specifically they will:

    Develop and use spectroscopic methods with chemometric data
    analysis to identify and assess the condition of plastic
    heritage materials and objects

    Develop and use gas chromatographic/mass spectrometric methods
    to quantitatively determine the content of volatile organic
    compounds in the heritage environment, and their effect on
    conservation materials

    Develop sensor applications for volatile organic compound

    Work closely with heritage organisations to conduct field trials
    in a number of locations across Europe

    Work within international research teams

    Write reports and research papers

    Manage and maintain the instrumentation needed to carry out the

    Liaise with various stakeholders including the public, heritage
    managers and conservators

For more information, please see:


Matija Strlic
University College London
Centre for Sustainable Heritage
The Bartlett School of Graduate Studies
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
+44 20 7679 5994
Fax: +44 20 7916 1887
+44 79 6492 5660
Skype: matija.strlic

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Received on Thursday, 27 November, 2008

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