[INDOLOGY] John Clay Sanskrit Library Position, Bodleian Libraries, Weston Library, Oxford
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*Date: *Thursday, 10 September 2015 13:52
*John Clay Sanskrit Librarian*
*Bodleian Libraries, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford*
*Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.*
We are offering the rare opportunity for someone passionate about Sanskrit
literature to work with the Bodleian Libraries’ world-renowned manuscript
and printed book collections based in the Weston Library as a Librarian.
You will be enthusiastic about working with scholars to help communicate
your knowledge of Sanskrit’s rich literary heritage to a broad audience in
accessible and engaging ways. You will also be committed to building the
Bodleian’s historic collections for the benefit and enjoyment of future
generations. Working under the Head of Oriental Collections you will curate
collections, stimulate research in and promote appreciation of Sanskrit
You will have a degree in Sanskrit studies or similar and a professional
qualification in librarianship or information science and/or academic
library experience in the Sanskrit subject field. You will also have
experience of working with Sanskrit manuscripts at a professional level,
and of the promotion of library collections through organising outreach
sessions, exhibitions or seminars.
This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 1 year.
Due to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to undertake a
Disclosure Scotland check as well as a financial background check. The
possession of a criminal record or poor financial background will not
necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are
judged individually according to the nature of the role and information
You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your
online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the
essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the further
particulars, and explain how you meet each one. CVs will not form part of
the selection process.
For further details about the role, including the job description, and to
apply please click here
or copy and paste the below link into your web browser:
Only applications received online before 12.00 midday on Friday 18
September 2015 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place on
Wednesday 30 September 2015.
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