There is an opening for a part-time PhD Candidate position at Utrecht University on the sub-project, “The Science of Technique, 1750-1950,” under the major project, “Technique in the Arts: Practices, Concepts, Expertise (1500-1950)”. The focus of this sub-project is on the development of a science-based conservation practice and the establishment of museum laboratories in the nineteenth and first half of the twentieth centuries. This project is funded by the European Research Council, by way of a Consolidator Grant awarded to principal investigator (PI) Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré. The selected candidate will be based at Utrecht University and will as such also be part of the department History and Art History, Section Art History, and the Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities.
For additional details, and to apply, please visit the application website.