The British Library is recruiting a Curator of Classical and Byzantine Studies on a 3 year fixed term contract.

Application deadline: April 7, 2013

“The British Library holds an outstanding collection of manuscripts and printed works relating to the Classical and Byzantine world. As curator, you will use innovative and traditional ways of interpreting and presenting these collections through online resources and engagement with academic and general users. You will also manage the third phase of the Greek Manuscripts Digitisation Project.

With a post-graduate degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject, you will have extensive experience of research in Classical and/or Byzantine Studies. Strong knowledge of Ancient Greek and Latin, excellent written and oral communication skills in English, and the ability to promote the collections to a wide range of audiences are essential.

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Salary scale: £31,076 to £35,202 per annum. Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week.

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