History and Archives Project Manager


Hodgkin Huxley House, London
Closing date: 
11 July 2018
Jennie Wallace

The Society is recruiting for a 1-year, fixed-term position as part of the Professional Development and Engagement team, an History and Archives Project Manager. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing 5 key projects that will strengthen The Society’s historical records and increase public awareness of its heritage. 

Applicants should have a background in historical research preferably with an interest in medicine or scientific discovery. The role will be based in The Society’s London offices but with an expectation that some time will also be spent at the Wellcome Library, where our Archives are kept. Previous experience of working with archived material and catalogues would be desirable. 

Please see the full job description for more information.

The salary band is £28K to £31K per annum.

Key attributes

  • A degree in history with a focus on medicine or science, or a science based degree with a Masters in history of medicine or science;
  • Enthusiastic, with a can-do attitude; 
  • Ability to manage projects independently while at the same time being a team player; 
  • Ability to prioritise with good administration and organisational skills;
  • Excellent written skills with attention to detail;
  • Proven experience of using different approaches for capturing, handling and reporting data, with good working knowledge of Excel;
  • Experience of undertaking historical research.

How to Apply

Candidates are required to send an up to date CV and a covering letter explaining why they are interested in this role, and why they are a suitable candidate, to Jennie Wallace, HR Manager (jwallace@physoc.org).

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 11 July. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 26 July.