Medieval Manuscript Cataloguer
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Librarian, Other Professional, Research Professional|
One-half time position preparing detailed descriptions of medieval manuscripts. Advanced degree required. Some experience cataloguing manuscripts required. Access to excellent research library required, but there is no need to relocate; work can be done from home. Good writing skills (in English). Wide knowledge of languages (manuscripts in Latin, Italian, French, Flemish, Spanish and German -- not all languages required apart from Latin; please specify abilities and areas of expertise). Paleography and codicology background necessary. Wide experience with various types of texts necessary -- liturgical, historical, philosophical, theological, legal, literary, and documents.
Please view www.textmanuscripts.com to understand the level and nature of cataloguing. Two to three month trial, paid on a per manuscript basis only, 4 manuscripts monthly, before position would commence. Work in close collaboration with owner and with other cataloguers. Position could include some business development, correspondence with Special Collections librarians, work on topic-specific published catalogues, etc.
Start date: immediately
Salary: to be arranged, based on experience
Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2014
Send letter of application and cv to Laura Light (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Primary Category:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies