Researcher in Conservation of Cultural Heritage, 3 years
Sort on published: 2017-10-23
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
Conservation is one of three disciplines at the Department of Art History and its operation is located at Campus Gotland in the World Heritage Site Visby. Conservation is a trans-disciplinary discipline where humanities meet sciences and social sciences.
Duties: The researcher with a focus on economic indicators of spill-over effects on adaptive re-use, will be part of the Horizon 2020 project CLIC - Circular models Leveraging Investments in Cultural heritage adaptive reuse. The overarching goal of the CLIC trans-disciplinary research project is to identify evaluation tools to test, implement, validate and share innovative "circular" financing, business and governance models for systemic adaptive reuse of cultural heritage and landscape, demonstrating the economic, social, environmental convenience, in terms of long lasting economic, cultural and environmental wealth. The researcher’s duties consist mainly of developing methods and tools for the assessment of the spill-over effects of cultural heritage adaptive reuse on local economy.
The project is financed for three years, 2018-2020, and the place of employment is at Campus Gotland in Visby, Sweden.
Eligibility requirements: To be eligible for employment as researcher one has completed a doctorate within a relevant subject area for the tasks and have the personal capabilities required to carry out the duties of the position well.
In assessing the applicant’s academic skills, emphasis will be placed primarily on the quality of her/his research. The scope of research, primarily with respect to its depth and breadth, will also be given due weight. Furthermore, weight will be accorded to the ability to plan, initiate, lead and develop research as well as the demonstrated capacity to cooperate with other researchers and with the community at large. Equal care will be taken in the appraisal of pedagogical and scholarly qualifications and good communication skills in both written and spoken English.
Eligibility requirements - additional skills: Experience from EU research projects is a prerequisite for the position. Administrative and managerial competences are important for this position and will be assessed accordingly. Administrative competence involves the demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work in an efficient and goal-oriented manner and in the capacity to set and respect time frames. Qualifications include overarching operational planning and the ability to manage resources in a manner that reflects the employer’s priorities as well as the capacity to work in an organized way with a view to objectives and quality.
Full application including alleged documents shall include:
- CV and certified copies of grades and other documents relied on. Personal circumstances, such as parental leave, which may be considered by the creditor, should be stated in the statement.
- Statement of scientific, educational and other activities that merit the position.
- List of 5-10 scientific work that are claimed and relevant to the tasks.
- Contact information to two references
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: Individual salaries
Starting: January 15 2018 or as otherwise agreed
Type of employment: Permanent position within the three-year project
Working hours: Full time, 100 %
Work place: Campus Gotland, Visby
Information about the position can be obtained from project leader Professor Christer Gustafsson, phone: +46 701 91 46 26, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are welcome to submit your application by November 13 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3549
Please note that the application is made digitally.
In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
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Placement: Department of Art History
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Gotlands län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3549
Last application date: 2017-11-13