Aldama Scientific Fellow

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The National Gallery
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The National Gallery is pleased to offer a 22-month fellowship in the Scientific Department funded by the Aldama Foundation. The fellowship will provide an excellent development opportunity for an early career researcher. Working within a busy team, you will carry out technical examination of paintings from the National Gallery and other publicly accessible collections to support a wide range of projects. In the role, you will investigate questions that arise during conservation treatments (including condition or deterioration phenomena) and also conduct historical technical research to further our understanding of the collection. Using a range of scientific techniques within the wellequipped laboratories and studios, you will focus especially on macro X-ray fluorescence (MAXRF) scanning but also assist with other non-invasive techniques, and carry out paint sample analysis. In addition to working with other scientists, you will collaborate closely with conservators and curators. You will report and present research results internally and externally to a wide variety of audiences.

Salary: £34,000 per annum

Closing date for applications is 13th March 10:00am

Interviews will be held on Friday 22nd March

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