Job Offer (SAPRAT-EPHE, Paris): Manuscripta Medica, Early Collections of Medical Manuscripts


The Equipe d'Accueil 4116-SAPRAT (EPHE) is looking to recruit a research assistant for a 12-month contract (renewable for an additional 6 months), within the scope of the Biblissima project, to update and populate Manuscripta medica (Manmed), an online database of Latin medical manuscripts currently held in France.

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

Required Skills

  • PhD in the Humanities or equivalent foreign degree
  • general knowledge of medieval intellectual history
  • excellent skills in Medieval Latin
  • codicology and Latin palaeography
  • data modelling and databases
  • data standardisation
  • history of old libraries
  • good knowledge of the history of the transmission of texts


Location: SAPRAT offices (75005 Paris) ; Bibliothèque nationale de France and occasional research missions to libraries in other regions of France

Start Date: 1st November 2014

Working Hours: 38.5 hours / week

Salary: IR2 level


Deadline: 25th September 2014 (interviews will take place from 6th to 10th October 2014)

Please send a letter of motivation and full CV to:
Danielle Jacquart (danielle.jacquart [at]
Laurence Moulinier-Brogi (laurence.moulinier-brogi [at]