The British Museum is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Scientific Research department. This Fellowship offers an exciting opportunity for an early career researcher with a doctorate in a science discipline to conduct research on West African metals and metallurgy. The role will investigate manufacturing and decorative technologies and the provenance of metal objects belonging to the Lower Niger Bronze Industries (LNBI) collection, and will help improve understanding of the Museum’s collections and their positioning in a wider research and curatorial context. Alongside the research project, the Fellow will be trained in the application of analytical techniques to answer wider curatorial and conservation science enquiries. The Fellow will also be involved in all aspects of the department's work, playing a full part in all academic life of the department and of the Museum’s wider scholarly and public programmes.
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