The British Library: Curator, Early Modern Collections – Call For Applications

The British Library
Curator, Early Modern Collections

Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract: Full Time, Fixed Term for 6 months

The British Library holds an internationally renowned collection of early modern manuscripts and printed books. As Curator of Early Modern Collections, you will assist lead curators in the Department of Western Heritage Collections with preparations for an exhibition on sixteenth-century British History. You will also use your specialist knowledge to catalogue early modern manuscripts and will help to interpret and present the Library’s early modern collections through online resources and engagement with academic and general users.

With a post-graduate degree, or equivalent, in sixteenth-century British history, you will have research experience using early modern manuscripts and printed books and a personal area of expertise relevant to the British Library’s collection. Strong palaeographical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills in English and the ability to promote the collections to a wide range of audiences are essential.

Closing Date: 11 July, 2017.

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