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What will you be doing?
As a PhD candidate in conservation science, you will research the micro-mechanical behaviour of paints used by Vincent van Gogh, affected by both chemical changes and environmental factors. The research will focus on paint models, with the aim of creating a strong basis for understanding the chemical and physical-mechanical behaviour of historical paintings. The research will be conducted in close consultation with the conservators, and carried out in collaboration with ASML, the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). You will be working for the Van Gogh Museum. The PhD candidate will carry out most of the practical work at the Ateliergebouw in Amsterdam, and the doctorate will be awarded by the University of Amsterdam.
As a PhD candidate, you will work in an ambitious and collegial environment, where you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:
Who are you?
We are looking for a resourceful and cooperative colleague who meets the following requirements:
Where will you be working?
In the heart of Amsterdam, where you will be working in a friendly, yet challenging work environment, in which you will have every opportunity to get the best out of yourself and your team. Here, you can build your career and contribute to a cultural brand.
The Collective Labour Agreement for museums applies, and you will be paid according to (initial) pay scale 9. The full-time salary (36 hours) ranges from € 2,840 to € 3,718 gross per month, based on education and experience. In addition, you will receive a holiday allowance, a year-end bonus, and a Museum Card. We also offer a health care scheme.
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Gabriël Metsustraat 8, 1070 AJ, Amsterdam
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