Jobs with Newton Project (Latin/Greek editing/transcription)

Steven Cox scox at Mail.Sparkice.COM.CN
Wed Jul 21 12:23:27 EDT 1999

(Dear all
may be of interest - cleared posting with Carl first
text follows:)

The Newton Project is hiring two research/editorial assistants. Please
propagate this ad on any history of science, history, theology, etc. lists
on which the notice has not yet appeared. The application deadline is 1
August 1999.

We are in the first instance looking for people who are strong in theology,
Latin, Greek (even Hebrew would help) and patristics.

Many thanks,
Stephen Snobelen sds28 at


Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine:
Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Research/Editorial Assistants for Newton Papers

The Newton Project is preparing an edition of Newton’s theological,
alchemical and administrative papers in both electronic and printed form.
The project seeks one full-time and one half-time assistant to help in the
transcription and editing of these papers. Applicants should have training
and/or experience in relevant fields such as history, history of science,
theology or patristics. They should also be able to transcribe Latin and
Greek composed in an early modern hand; acquaintance with SGML or similar
languages is desirable.

The successful candidates will be appointed for 5 years and will begin
their employment on 1 October 1999 or the nearest mutually acceptable date

For postdoctoral researchers starting salary will be 17,570 pounds plus
2,134 pounds London Allowance rising by annual increments. Applicants
without equivalent qualifications will be appointed on RA1B 15,735 pounds
plus 2,134 pounds London Allowance rising by annual increments.

Applicants should send a CV and arrange for two academic references to be
sent to Ainslee Rutledge, Centre for History of Science, Technology and
Medicine, Sherfield Building, Imperial College, London, SW7 2AZ. Closing
date for applications is August 1st 1999. Further details are available
from a.rutledge at and it is envisaged that interviews will take
place in the middle of August 1999.

The College is striving towards Equal Opportunities

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