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jrl021562trWe are seeking to appoint a Special Collections Librarian (Rare Books and Digital Humanties). You will promote and support innovative Digital Humanities initiatives focussed upon the Special Collections, in order to transform the way we connect our academic audiences with our collections, via digital media and new technologies. You will also manage and develop the Library’s World Religions & Theology rare book collections (digital and print) to make them more accessible for researchers, students and visitors.

You will be a graduate with a professional qualification in librarianship or similar. In addition, you will be committed to the exploitation of Special Collections for research, teaching and learning, and public engagement; have excellent communication and team-working skills; have experience of managing rare books; and have a strong commitment to developing a broad knowledge of Special Collections materials across formats, for the benefit of our audiences.

For further particulars and an application form, please visit https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=12107.

The Library’s current Off Beat exhibition features some innovative digital humanities applications, as featured in our recent blog.