Vacancy: Medieval Manuscript Specialist, Cambridge University Library
The Cambridge University Library is advertising for a specialist in medieval manuscripts. This is a permanent post in the library, and involves a mixture of reader services, cataloguing, digitisation support, teaching and learning support, and exhibitions and public engagement. The short description, copied and pasted from the Cambridge vacancies website, is as follows:
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and proactive individual to work at the heart of one of the world's major research libraries with an outstanding collection of western medieval manuscripts.
The successful candidate will lead the development of high quality reader-focused services to support scholarship on the manuscripts, promoting them to the research community at local, national and international level. He/she with deal with all aspects of the care and administration of medieval manuscripts and will be outward-looking in developing innovative digital services alongside traditional methods to support the University in its teaching, learning and research and to make the medieval manuscripts accessible to the widest possible audience. He/she will have the necessary skills and enthusiasm to exploit the opportunities created by the Cambridge Digital Library (http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk) and to take a leading part in developing and implementing a new online catalogue of medieval manuscripts.
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Informal enquiries are welcomed by Dr Suzanne Paul, Keeper of Manuscripts and University Archives (tel: 01223 333149; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please quote reference VE07968 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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This vacancy has no direct relation to the DigiPal project or project team, so please contact Suzanne Paul directly with any questions. I can say that in my personal opinion this looks like a great opportunity, and I know from experience that Suzanne is a pleasure to work with, so I'd certainly encourage anyone to apply.Share on Twitter Share on Facebook