Job Opportunity – Research Commission: Women’s History and the Historic Environment

Research Commission: Women’s History and the Historic Environment (September 2009 – March 2010)

The Women’s Library and English Heritage invite tenders for a free-lance researcher to develop draft web content for the English Heritage web

resource “Women’s History and the Historic Environment” – see http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.20499.

The researcher will identify and draft introductory web content on up to four additional topics that can be supported by the collections of the National Monument Record, The Women’s Library and the TUC Library, London Metropolitan University. The researcher will also draft a short, accessible “How to..” guide on researching women’s history within the historic environment. There will be a launch seminar at The Women’s Library in 2010 to which the researcher is expected to contribute.

Day to day supervision of the research will be through The Women’s Library subject specialist staff, and the researcher will be based at the Library. English Heritage is offering a fee of up to £10,000 based on 12 weeks work, which must start on or before 14th September 2009 and be completed in March 2010.

For full details and application requirements please contact the Project Manager, Rachel Hasted, 020 7973 3827 or e-mail mailto://Rachel.hasted@english-heritage.org.uk to request a full Brief for Research Commission. Applications must reach English Heritage by close of business on 7th August 2009.

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