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Applications are welcomed for a new post at the Wellcome Library as a Specialist in Medieval and Early Modern Medicine.

Candidates should have a higher degree in History with specialisation in pre-modern medicine or science and must be able to demonstrate the following:

– A strong academic profile
– Knowledge of relevant collections, including those outside the Wellcome Library
– Knowledge of current academic work in fields relevant to the Library’s pre-modern collections
– Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to engage non-specialist audiences
– Strong influencing and persuading skills
– Good networking skills
– An aptitude for collaboration and team-working
– A reading knowledge of Latin and at least one other relevant foreign language.

Full details of the post – and details on applying – are available from the ‘Current Vacancies’ section of the Wellcome Trust’s website (direct link).

The closing date for applications is 21st December 2011.

Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane is the Research Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library.

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