[Job, closing tmrw] Wellcome Trust, Picture Researcher Biomedical Collection, ??25k, clos 9 Dec 2012

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CLOSING TOMORROW – 9 December 2012

Wellcome Trust
Picture Researcher Biomedical Collection
https://jobs.wellcome.ac.uk/iRecruit/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000002046

Job Details??
Job Title:???? Picture Researcher Biomedical Collection
Location:?? London
Closing Date:?? 12/9/2012
Salary:?? ??25,000

Job Details

Picture Researcher ??? Biomedical Collection ??? 12 month fixed term contract

Wellcome Images

As a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health, the Wellcome Trust is a leading funder of research in biology and medicine.

Wellcome Images, set within the Wellcome Library, is one of the world’s richest and most unique image resources, with themes ranging from medical and social history to contemporary healthcare and biomedical science, its images are available online at http://images.wellcome.ac.uk

As Picture Researcher for our Biomedical Collections you will maximise the use of these collections by providing an efficient service to clients and developing, marketing and promoting the collection. This will include providing expert research and guidance to clients, assessing and negotiating fees, handling royalty payments and promoting Wellcome Images to both internal and external audiences using a range of marketing techniques including social media. In addition you will research, write and edit image descriptions according to cataloguing standards, commission photography and/or scanning of collection material and carry out all administration associated with requests ensuring that copyright policies are observed. In this role you will also be involved in the organisation and promotion of the Wellcome Images Awards. This is a position that requires you to demonstrate:

  • A life sciences degree or equivalent healthcare qualification
  • A good working knowledge of biomedical sciences;
  • Previous relevant experience including picture research, electronic delivery of images, fee and rights negotiation and marketing and promotion;
  • Experience of cataloguing scientific and medical images and techniques;
  • An appreciation of the ethical issues and practical aspects of using sensitive clinical images
  • Experience of marketing and promotion using a range of techniques including social media
  • Computer literacy with experience of a wide range of databases;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong customer focus;
  • A strong attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and an ability to work to deadlines

In addition some previous experience of working with clinical images, photographic knowledge and/or a knowledge of copyright law and practice would be advantageous

Salary from ??25,000 (depending upon experience) plus excellent benefits

For more information and to apply online visit: www.wellcome.ac.uk/jobs

Alternatively write including a CV (with current salary details) and a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for this role to: HR, Wellcome Trust, 215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE.

Application deadline: 9th December 2012

Interviews : w/c 7th January 2013

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