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Position at National Library of Medicine

From: Michael J. North <northm<-a>
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Conservation Librarian
History of Medicine Division
National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine's History of Medicine Division is
seeking a Conservation Librarian. Duties include managing
preservation, conservation, and collections management of rare
books, early manuscripts, archives, prints, photographs, and
audiovisuals within the Division.

The History of Medicine Division holds a preeminent collection of
the world's published medical literature consisting of about 600,000
books from the 15th to the 20th centuries; about 1,000,000
manuscript items ranging from the 11th century to the present; and
some 70,000 fine prints, photographs and other graphic materials
related to the history of medicine. HMD also has an active and
internationally renowned exhibitions program. A major function of
the Division is to give access to historical materials and history
of medicine exhibitions at


Knowledge of the history of medicine is not essential, but a
background in the humanities or the sciences would be helpful.

Series and Grade: GS-1410-09-11, promotion potential to GS-12

Salary range: 48,108-00-75,669.00 USD per year Applications
accepted: Monday, January 15 to Friday, February 8, 2007

To find out more information and to apply, please see


Michael J. North, northm<-a t->mail< . >nlm< . >nih< . >gov
Head of Rare Books and Early Manuscripts
History of Medicine Division
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD  20894
Fax: 301-402-0872

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