Freelance position cataloguing medieval manuscripts (payment per manuscript).
Advanced degree and experience cataloguing manuscripts required. Access to excellent research library required, but there is no need to relocate; work can be done from home. Good writing skills (in English). Must have good Latin; wide knowledge of languages preferred (manuscripts in Latin, Italian, French, Flemish, Spanish and German — not all languages required apart from Latin; please specify abilities and areas of expertise). Paleography and codicology background necessary. Wide experience with various types of texts necessary — liturgical, historical, philosophical, theological, legal, literary, and documents.
Please view www.textmanuscripts.com to understand the level and nature of cataloguing. Two month trial to start. Although this is a freelance position, we are looking for someone who can commit to cataloguing three to four manuscripts per month.
Start date: immediately
Salary: $500 per description
Please send letter and CV to Laura Light