Medieval Manuscripts Cataloguer

St John’s College is looking to appoint a Medieval Manuscripts Cataloguer for a period of eight months to compile physical descriptions of the College’s 270 medieval manuscripts as part of a wider project to create a new catalogue for the collection.

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent. A sound knowledge of codicology and the terminology and conventions used in the descriptive cataloguing of medieval manuscripts is required, together with demonstrable previous cataloguing experience.  The role requires initiative, accuracy, good time-management, and the ability to work independently. 

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth,  free use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below, email or telephone 01223 338794.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9.00 am on Thursday 16 September 2021.

fixed-term, 8 months, starting on 1 November
£ 25,835.38 p.a. plus benefits
36.25 hours per week
01223 338794

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