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Research fellowships at University of Oslo

From: Hartmut Kutzke <hartmut.kutzke<-at->
Date: Monday, July 8, 2013
Postdoctoral fellowships (2 positions) and
Phd Position in chemistry/conservation science
Museum of Cultural History
University of Oslo, Norway

The Museum of Cultural History houses the Oseberg find which
represents the most comprehensive collection of Viking Age wooden
objects in the world. In order to develop a preservation strategy
for the alum-conserved wooden objects of the Oseberg find, the
museum launched the research project Saving Oseberg.

Within the framework of Saving Oseberg, two Postdoc and one PhD
positions are available:

Postdoc 1: De-acidification of archaeological wood and removal of
harmful ions

Postdoc 2: Development of bio-inspired conservation materials for
archaeological wood

PhD: Lignin and lignin-like compounds for wood consolidation

The fellowships should not start later than January 1, 2014.

Application deadlines are 1 August 2013 (postdoc positions) and 5
August 2013 (PhD fellowship), respectively.

For further information, please visit



    Torunn Klokkernes (project manager)
    +47 22 85 95 62


    Hartmut Kutzke (research coordinator)
    +47 22 85 94 77

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