Conservation Scientist

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University of Barcelona
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Friday, 30 July, 2021 - 00:00

The Conservation Section of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona is looking for a Conservation Scientist to come to do research for two years with its Conservation of Cultural Heritage Research Group.

Maria Zambrano grants are intended to attract foreign talent to the Spanish University System. The candidate needs to be supported by a research group from the university that is offering the grants.

The Conservation section is looking for a candidate to submit a joint proposal to the UB Maria Zambrano grants with the support of our research group.

Profile: Conservation Scientist
Dates of the contract: January 2022 to December 2023
Salary: 4000 € gross per month

The candidate must be currently employed as teaching and research staff at a university or research centre and must have 24 months of post-doctoral experience at a university other than where he/she defended the PhD.
The application deadline is VERY soon (30th of July!), which means that a selection of the candidate will be done by the Conservation Section as soon as possible (possibly before the 21st of July?).

Interested candidates can send their CV to the email as soon as possible.

The selected candidate will then need to write a report justifying the candidate's compatibility with the research and knowledge transfer requirements of the host group and projected impact (max. 2000 characters) to be presented along with all the needed documentation by the 28th-30th of July.

The email sent along with the CV should make it clear that all the main requirements of the call are met.

During the two years stay it is intended that the candidate will collaborate with the members or the Research Group to carry out research and to do joint publications in the field of conservation. UB has different analysis facilities (

Link to all the call documents in English:

Link to the Conservation of Cultural Heritage Research Group: