The University of Malta invites applications for the post of Laboratory Manager in the Department of Conservation and Built Heritage within the Faculty for the Built Environment of the University of Malta. The remit of the Department is to focus, in a wide sense, on the problems of the existing urban and heritage fabric. Particular attention is also given to the composition and properties, behaviour, deterioration and conservation of local traditional building materials and wall paintings. The Department fulfils its remit through teaching and research on a wide variety of topics within the fields on conservation and management of Cultural Heritage, also in international fora, regular publications and outreach activities.
Experience in the use, and maintenance, of SEM, XRD, XRF, Raman, FTIR will be considered an asset. The chosen candidate will ideally also have experience in developing and implementing health and safety protocols. Fluency in English (written and spoken) and good writing skills will also be required. In addition, it will be favourably considered if the candidate has experience working in heritage science/ heritage materials in an analytical/research environment and also has experience in Health and Safety and waste management related to chemicals, and analytical and other scientific instruments, as listed above.
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