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Subject: Positions at Malta Centre for Restoration

Positions at Malta Centre for Restoration

From: Martina Caruana <mcaruana<-a>
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2005
Conservation Scientist

Malta Centre for Restoration

The Malta Centre for Restoration (MCR) is Malta's national centre
for conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, providing
diagnostic and conservation laboratory services, advanced
documentation systems as well as degree programmes in conservation
studies.  The Institute for Conservation and Restoration Studies,
the teaching arm of the MCR, offers a variety of courses ranging
from short courses to vocational courses to degree and post-graduate
courses with degrees awarded by the University of Malta.  The Centre
is an autonomous institution established by law as a partnership
between the University of Malta and the Ministry of Education of the
Republic of Malta.  MCR's mission, as defined in the Cultural
Heritage Act "is to become a centre of excellence for the teaching,
training, research and practice of conservation".

The MCR is seeking to appoint on a full-time basis a Conservation
Scientist and Assistant Director of the Diagnostic Science

In September 2005, Dr Christian Degrigny will be completing a
successful term as the  Assistant Director of the Diagnostic Science
Laboratories (DSL) at MCR. Dr Degrigny will continue to lead the
MCR's research efforts in the EU PROMET project but meanwhile the
post of  Assistant Director of DSL will become vacant as of 1st
October 2005. The MCR is therefore inviting applications from
suitability qualified candidates who would be interested in taking
up a full-time position as conservation scientist with the
additional responsibility of  Assistant Director of DSL.

The ideal candidate would preferably be in possession of a PhD
degree with a specialization in stone conservation science and at
least 10 years' experience in conservation science. Candidates with
specialization in other areas of conservation science will also be
considered. The candidate must be capable of communicating
effectively: sharing of knowledge with his staff and conservation
professionals at MCR; establishing collaboration with Maltese
research laboratories and research institutions abroad. Experience
in SEM-EDS, XRD, IC and FTIR will be taken into consideration.
Lecturing and academic coordination skills would be considered an

Applications with full CVs and the names and contacts of three
referees should be addressed to the Director and should reach the
MCR fngilford<-a t->mcr< . >edu< . >mt by Monday 28 March, 2005.

Martina Caruana
Deputy Director

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Received on Thursday, 10 March, 2005

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