UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


We're hiring: Research Fellow in Translational Heritage Science

7 March 2023

We’re seeking a Research Fellow in Translational Heritage Science to join our team.

Museum collection

Key information

  • Ref Number: B04-03464
  • Professional expertise: Research and Research Support
  • Department: UCL BEAMS (B04)
  • Location: London
  • Working pattern: Full time
  • Salary: £39,508 - £47,355
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working type: Hybrid (20% - 80% on site)
  • Available for secondment: No
  • Closing date: 20 March 2023

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About us

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage delivers sustainable solutions to real-world cultural heritage problems through ground-breaking, cross-disciplinary research and innovative teaching for future heritage leaders.

About the role

The postholder will contribute to the creation of evaluation methods that integrate the estimation of collection lifetimes using damage functions with other methods of economic valuation, as part of a collaborative research project. The postholder will also support project management, dissemination, and promotion activities in the frame of the ERIHS-IP project (European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Science – Implementation Phase), contributing to the creation of a training plan and a quality framework.

About you

The successful candidate will have a PhD in the subject area of heritage science, archaeology, heritage, conservation or PhD in a social science or scientific discipline with a demonstrable interest in heritage. Experience in carrying out qualitative and quantitative research, including literature reviews is essential, together with the ability to conduct laboratory research relevant to the subject area.

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