Vacancy: UNESCO Researcher in Metadata and Semantics, Cyprus

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one full time Researcher Fellow Position in the newly established UNESCO Chair on Digital Cultural Heritage / Digital Heritage Research Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) in the research field of Enrichment of 3D volumetric objects with Metadata and Semantics.

The selected researcher will work for thirty six months within the Marie S. Curie ITN Project, an EU-funded programme aiming at implementing a multidisciplinary and intersectorial research and training programme between  academic, research and the industrial partners.  The CHANGE project will train a new generation of early stage researchers towards a common goal, namely the assessment of changes in tangible cultural heritage objects and their monitoring in the atmosphere and/or during their conservation treatment, using multimodal imaging techniques to complement more traditional analytical techniques.

The fellow will work on: Development of advanced metadata and semantic model for integrating: (1) Paradata of the acquisition technologies and historical and archaeological evidence of CH objects, (2) the argumentation leading to virtual reconstruction and discussing alternatives with the object owners/ stakeholders, (3) the connection of physical and social-historical, constructive, functional, aesthetic and environmental parameters, etc. with 3D/4D documentation of CH objects.

Application deadline: 31 May, 2019.

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