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Subject: Position at Trinity College, Dublin

Position at Trinity College, Dublin

From: Susie Bioletti <bioletts>
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Materials Scientist/Manuscripts Analysis
Short-term research position
Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Library and Trinity College Physics
Department/Materials Ireland have established a joint research
project concerning the analysis of the materials of medieval
manuscripts, and are seeking applications for a one year contract,
with the possibility of renewal. The successful applicant will work
with the Manuscripts Department and the Conservation Department of
Trinity College Library, and will be based in the Physics
Department. The Library and the Physics department will jointly
supervise research. It is expected that the results of the project
will be disseminated across the fields of conservation, manuscripts
research and materials science.

Required Skills, Education and Experience: A post-graduate
qualification in chemistry/physics combined with a strong
interest/experience in the visual arts or materials conservation.
The successful candidate will have a sound level of scientific
experience and a serious interest in a career as a scientist in the
field of cultural materials analysis. Experience with spectroscopic
analysis, particularly Raman spectroscopy is desirable along with
other analytical techniques. Advanced computational skills are
required along with strong communications skills. A record of
publication is preferred.

Applications due: April 30, 2004

To apply please send a covering letter and resume to:

    Ms Jeanette Cummins
    Physics Department
    Trinity College
    Dublin 2
    +353 1 608 2404
    cumminsj [at] tcd__ie

Salary commensurate with experience, in the range

Susie Bioletti
Keeper of Preservation and Conservation
Trinity College Library
College St.
Dublin 2
+353 1 608 2203

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