Job Offer (SAPRAT-EPHE, Paris): Books within Books


The Equipe d’accueil 4116 – SAPRAT-EPHE is looking to recruit a research assistant for a 12 month contract (non-renewable), within the scope of the Biblissima project, to work on the international project ‘Books within Books: Hebrew Fragments in European Libraries’.

For full details and job description (in French), please see:


Start Date: 1st November 2014
Location: SAPRAT offices, Paris (5th arrondissement), as well as in libraries and archives, as required for the project
Working Hours: 38.5 hours / week
Salary: IR2 level

Required Skills

Candidates must have:

  • a PhD in Hebrew/Jewish Studies
  • excellent skills in Hebrew and English, and in early and medieval Jewish literature
  • experience with Hebrew manuscripts
  • good skills in working with databases


Applications must be sent by email to Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (judith.schlanger [at], by 15th October 2014.

Applications must include the following:

  • letter of motivation
  • CV and list of publications
  • letter of recommendation from the candidate's thesis supervisor