Professional Specialist, University of Notre Dame

Professional Specialist in Languages of Late Antiquity

University of Notre Dame

Application deadline: 11:59 PM 6th September 2016 Eastern Time

The Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position on the faculty with a specialization in languages of late antiquity. The successful candidate will be appointed to a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professional Specialist (equivalent to “lecturer” at other universities) on a one-year contract, renewable for up to three years, with a starting date of August 22, 2017. Mastery of Syriac is a prerequisite, and facility in one or more of the other languages of late antiquity, especially Coptic, Ethiopic, Armenian, or classical Arabic, is also expected. The ability to engage not only with the language but with its attendant literature and culture is desirable; beyond specialized language course the successful candidate will be expected to teach one non-language course per year at the undergraduate or graduate level and will become an integral part of the Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity and History of Christianity subsections of the Department, including participation in colloquia and otherwise contributing to a vibrant graduate student and faculty learning community. The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). Review of applications will begin on September 5, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.




Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and official transcript.

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Internship, British Library

Internship, Curatorial (Asian and African Collections)

British Library

Application deadline: 20th June 2016

Salary: £9.40 per hour
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Collections
Category: Curator, Conservation, Collection Care
Date Posted: 5/27/2016
Reference: 00860


  • Full Time (6 months) or Part Time (6 months’ equivalent over a longer period)
  • Internship to be completed on or before 31 March 2017

The British Library is pleased to be able to offer an internship opportunity in the Library’s Asian and African Collections Department to candidates with degree-level knowledge of, or first-language proficiency in one of the priority languages identified below and a degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the chosen theme.

The priority areas and languages for 2016 are:

  1. Armenian
  2. Sinhalese
  3. Archaeological photographs of sites in Syria
  4. Publications proscribed by the Government of India, 1910-1947

The intern will work on conversion of our old card and printed catalogues into records for the British Library’s main catalogue, enabling these important collections to be more easily discoverable by Library Readers and therefore opening up access to the Asian and African language collections. Working alongside curators, the intern will also gain experience of the full range of curatorial work in the department, through a professional development plan developed in discussion with the curatorial team.

The term of internship is either full time (36 hours per week) for six months, or part time (over a longer time-period, to a maximum of 6 months’ full-time equivalent), and completed on or before 31 March 2017. The salary is £9.40 per hour, which is the London Living Wage. The internship will start after relevant security clearances are obtained. Candidates must have eligibility to work in the UK.

Applicants are asked to specify within the application which internship is of particular interest to you, and your skills and expertise relating to it, as well as the work pattern (full or part time) you would prefer.

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