In 2013-14, there are 12 posts available in the Bodleian Libraries.
Information for applicants
There are posts available across our three subject areas. Click on the links to find out more details.
- Radcliffe Science Library
- Bodleian Library
- English Faculty Library
- History Faculty Library
- Bodleian Law Library
- Sackler Library
- Bodleian Social Science Library
- Taylor Institution
2013-2014 selection procedures:
All posts are for a fixed term of 12 months beginning in September 2013. Normal working hours are 36.5 per week, with some evening and weekend working. Salary will be the second point in grade 2 of the Univeristy salary strucure, currently £15,503 per annum. Annual leave is 38 days inclusive of all public holidays and library closed days.
Shortlisting and selection of candidates will be carried out by a central panel based on the selection criteria. Candidates who meet the selection criteria will be allocated to one of 3 interview panels based upon their qualifications, experience and interests. Candidates will not be required to indicate their preference. All successful candidates, wherever they work, can be assured of a rich and diverse experience as an employee of the Bodleian Libraries.
Details of all the placements can be found by following the links on the left or above. Further details of the Bodleian Libraries can be found on individual library websites.
Trainees activities are similar in all libraries although there are some unique aspects to each placement - some of these are shown below are further details of individual libraries are shown in the links on the left. Some rotation between libraries is arranged to provide trainees with a variety of experiences during their placement.
The Taylor Institution library requires candidates to be able to offer Russian or a second European Language. The Bodleian Law Library requies candidates to have a working knowledge of one or more Western European languages in addition to English.
Trainees at the Bodleian Library spend one term at the Radcliffe Science Library.
Radcliffe Science Library
The placement in the Radcliffe Science Library do not necessarily require a science degree and trainees are drawn from any discipline.