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Position at Yale

From: Catherine Stephens <catherine.stephens<-a>
Date: Monday, December 15, 2014
Head, Built Heritage Lab
Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH)

STARS Requisition #: 28412BR

Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH),
established by a transformational gift from Lisbet Rausing and Peter
Baldwin '78 is dedicated to advance the field of heritage science by
improving the science and practice of conservation in a sustainable
manner.  At the crossroads between science and art, the

Institute is home to state-of-the-art conservation, research and
imaging laboratories.  The Institute for the Preservation of
Cultural Heritage (IPCH) Built Heritage Lab develops and implements
cutting-edge research for sustainable preservation of immovable
cultural heritage in terms of understanding and assessing the
specific characteristics of porous building materials and objects as
well as developing investigation methodologies for non-destructive
and destructive testing.  It so supports and develops powerful tools
to preserve cultural heritage for future generations in a
sustainable manner.

Reporting to the IPCH Director, the Head of the Built Heritage Lab
collaboratively leads the planning, development, and implementation
of the Built Heritage Lab to foster sustainable preservation both at
Yale and for the global community.  Is a key player to implement
Yale's vision for IPCH in making significant contributions to the
field with the aim to develop standards, protocols and technologies
for the conservation of porous building materials and architectural
surfaces.  Designs and implements the research of the Built Heritage
Lab, e.g. in physico-mechanical and non-destructive testing,
porosimetry, fluid transport or storage mechanisms.  Designs models
and consults on anamnesis, diagnosis and treatment in the field of
built heritage, considering technical and ethical aspects and
policies of conservation.

Required Education and Experience: PhD degree in a related field and
seven years of research experience in a cultural heritage and
preservation environment such as academia, museum, collections,
public or private research institute, or similar institution; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Demonstrated administrative, managerial, supervisory and
    interpersonal skills.  Well-developed organizational, research
    and analytical skills

    Excellent communication and leadership skills.  Demonstrated
    ability to work collegially with a wide range of staff

    Superior project management skills with a proven track record of
    completion on time

    Proven skills in anamnesis, diagnosis and treatment of porous
    material objects and the field of built heritage, including
    physico-mechanical and/or non-destructive testing

    Awareness of principles of professional and organizational
    sustainability in accordance with Yale's current practice

Application: For more information and immediate consideration,
please apply online at


The STARS req ID for this position is 28412BR.  Please be sure to
reference this website when applying for this position.

Note: This position has a three year duration with continuation

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard
to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex,
race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or
national or ethnic

Catherine H. Stephens, Ph.D.
Senior Conservation Scientist
Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH)
Yale University
PO Box 27395
West Haven CT 06516-7395
Fax: 203-737-7328

UPS and Fed Ex address:
300 Heffernan Drive, Bldg 900
West Haven CT 06516

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