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Subject: Position at Artists' Materials Center

Position at Artists' Materials Center

From: Amy Lawrence <amy4>
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2004
Senior Staff Scientist
Artists' Materials Center
Carnegie Mellon University

This position is available to design and execute research into the
chemical mechanisms of polymer degradation, particularly
deterioration induced by physical stresses.  This position will also
be part of a team aimed at developing a non-destructive sensor for
polymer deterioration, helping to design the sensor and evaluate its
performance on degrading polymer systems.  Qualified candidates
should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or polymer science with an emphasis
in polymer degradation chemistry studies.  The candidate should have
an interest in beginning or continuing a career in conservation
science.  Familiarity with molecular weight measurements, analytical
instrumentation, optical spectroscopies, molecular modeling,
personal computers, and instrument interface programming language is
desirable.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover
letter referencing job #81094 to:

    Carnegie Mellon University
    Human Resources-Employment
    Whitfield Hall
    143 N. Craig St.
    Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890

Further information about the research center can be found at


Amy Lawrence
Artists' Materials Center
Carnegie Mellon University
700 Technology Dr., Rm. 3325
Pittsburgh, PA  15219

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