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Position at Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections

From: Anne-Laurence Dupont <aldupont<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 1, 2008
Technician in chemistry applied to paper conservation science
Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections (CNRS)

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, the French public
institution for scientific research, has a job opening for a
technician in chemistry applied to the science of conservation of
paper, to work in the paper section of Centre de Recherche sur la
Conservation des Collections (CRCC), in Paris. Information about the
CRCC can be viewed at <URL:> Job profile can
be found starting June 3, 2008 at:


Deadline for the application is July 9, 2008.

Salary range: monthly 1350-1450 EUR
Work/Leave: 38.5 hours weekly, 44 days of annual leave
Benefits: yearly income includes 13 to 13.5 months full salary.
Basic social security coverage

Qualification and requirements: the applicant should be from
European community national. He/she will preferably hold a BSc level
honours degree or equivalent in one of the chemistry disciplines,
preferably analytical chemistry. If the diploma has been obtained in
a EC country it will need to be validated as the French equivalent
diploma, i.e. at least 2 years academic degree above secondary
school level. Applicants will have a fair level in French language
as the written application and the oral presentation to the
selection committee will be conducted for the major part in French.

Duties and responsibilities: assignments will be associated with
paper conservation research in assistance to conservation scientists
at the CRCC. The work will be mostly performed with analytical
instrumentation such as size-exclusion chromatography, liquid and
gas chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, and will also include
basic chemistry methods such as pH and titration measurements as
well as mechanical testing of paper materials. The successful
applicant will also be responsible for the maintenance of equipment
such as climatic and pollution chambers used in experiments
simulating accelerated ageing.

For additional information regarding this position contact:

    Anne-Laurence Dupont  <aldupont<-a t->mnhn< . >fr> or
    Alban Fournier <afournier<-a t->mnhn< . >fr>
    CRCC--36 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire
    75005 Paris-France
    +33 140 795 307 or +33 140 795 300

Anne-Laurence Dupont
Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation des Collections
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle - CP 21
36 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, FR-75005 Paris
+33 1 40 79 53 07
Fax: +33 1 40 79 53 12

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Received on Thursday, 1 May, 2008

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