As a Research Associate you will catalogue and promote the University of Manchester Library’s outstanding collections of codices, scrolls and other manuscripts in Hebrew script. You will produce an online catalogue compliant with current cataloguing and metadata standards (in particular TEI P5) and will also promote the collections within the University and amongst diverse other audiences. You will have a Ph.D. in Jewish studies or a related area, ideally dealing with Jewish book culture, possess an excellent command of Hebrew and have extensive experience of cataloguing manuscripts in Hebrew script. Knowledge of other languages written in Hebrew will be a distinct advantage.

Closing date: 07/06/2015. Reference: HUM-06441. Hours per week: 0.50 FTE. Duration (fixed term): from 01/09/2015 until 28/02/2018. Hours per week: 0.50 FTE. Salary: £30,434 to £37,394 pro rata per annum.

For enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews, please email Dr Renate Smithuis, Lecturer in Medieval Jewish Studies:

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