Research Associate Wanted
Research Associate on a project to publish ‘The Diary of Elias Bouhéreau’.
Marsh’s Library wishes to appoint a Research Associate to prepare a transcription and translation of the diary of Elias Bouhéreau (1643-1719), the first Keeper of Marsh’s Library.
Bouhéreau was a Huguenot refugee, who served on diplomatic missions to the continent for the London regime during the 1690s. He came to Ireland as secretary to the Earl of Galway in 1697, and was subsequently appointed the first Keeper (librarian) of Marsh’s Library.
From the 1680s until his death in 1719 he kept a diary, which is a rich source for the political, social, cultural and intellectual history of the period.
Marsh’s Library wishes to appoint a Research Associate to prepare a transcription and translation of the diary, and offers a four-month contract to a suitably qualified candidate. The salary will be €30,000 per annum (pro rata).
Candidates must have the following skills and experience:
1. A Ph.D. in history, or a related discipline.
2. Fluent French and English
3. A knowledge of Huguenot history in an Irish context.
Applicants should send a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by the close of business on Thursday 19th March 2015. Interviews will be held during the week of the 23rd to 27th of March 2015.
Marsh’s Library is an equal opportunities employer.