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Library Assistant / Assistant Librarian - London based

Employer: Burgoynes

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Status: Full or Part time

Job Description

Burgoynes is an established and successful business employing forensic scientists and engineers specialising in the investigation of fires, explosions, engineering failures and other incidents. The organisation provides expert witness services to the legal, insurance and commercial sectors. We have offices throughout the UK and in Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai. In support of our investigation work we maintain libraries in both our London and Ilkley offices.

An appropriately qualified and experienced candidate with a degree and a minimum  one year library experience is sought to join our London team. The post is full time, but part time (four days) may be considered for library school candidates. Duties include cataloguing, classification, indexing, document supply, acquisitions, digital records maintenance, and will extend, in time, to dealing with scientific and technical enquiries. A science degree will be advantageous.


We offer training, a competitive starting salary and benefits.


Initial applications are by CV and covering letter. Further information and application forms are available from (please include your postal address) or alternatively write to Sue Ambrose-Kemp, Burgoyne Management Limited, 11-12 Half Moon Court, Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7HF. Initial applications are by CV and covering letter.

Closing date

The closing date is 15 January 2018, with interviews to be held in London shortly thereafter.

Burgoynes is an Equal Opportunities Employer