Anyone interested in this position at the University of Cambridge? Deadline is 8 July – Assistant Keeper in the Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books. You should have academic expertise in at least one of the following disciplines: usicology, Book History, History of Art, History or Literature, all European, including English, 15th- 20th century. Relevant experience with comparable collections in a curatorial, research or management capacity is also required. Excellent IT, organisational and communication skills are expected.

Medieval Art Research

Assistant Keeper – Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (Fixed Term)
University of Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum
Deadline: 8 July 2014

Interview date: 21 July 2014

fitzwilliamThe Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge. It houses internationally important collections organised in five curatorial departments and provides education and information services for a variety of audiences. All of its collections were designated in 1997 as being of outstanding national and international importance. With upwards of 160,000 illuminated manuscripts, rare books, manuscript and printed music, literary autographs and archives, the Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books is acknowledged as one of the finest and most significant museum collections of its kind in the world.

This three-year role offers an exciting opportunity for an inspirational pro-active professional to enhance the Museum’s standing within the fields of music or literary studies nationally and internationally. They will have academic expertise in…

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