Job Vacancy to Work with Digital Images

JOB: Vacancy to Work with Digital Images at the British Library.

The British Library is recruiting for a Project Officer to work on The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project (here): Manuscripts from the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, 700-1200. This is a full-time, fixed term position, for nine months, in the Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts section of the Western Heritage Department.

The Project Officer will assist the curators with all aspects of preparation for and delivery of the digitisation project and other smaller digitisation projects, including the South-East Asian manuscripts project. This will include arranging for delivery to the studio, checking images and uploading manuscripts to the Library’s online catalogue, contributing to the development of learning materials, preparing blog posts, answering enquiries and a range of other curatorial duties.

This is a 9-month post post beginning in January 2018, dependent on the necessary security clearances being obtained. The position is only open to applicants with the right to work in the UK. The selection process may include questions about the date and origin of a particular manuscript to be shown at the interview.

Closing Date: 5 November 2017. Interviews will be held on 16 November 2017.

Full details of the post and how to apply are available on the Library’s website

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