Category: Funding & Opportunities

Opportunity: New Developments for the Praxis Network

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Opportunity: ADHO Communications Fellow

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its 2015-2016 Communications fellowship. Working on a small team, the fellow will write news releases, blog posts and announcements about ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence; maintain its web site; help to develop and implement ADHO’s outreach strategy; and perform other communications-related responsibilities.

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Opportunity: Call for Applications, Praxis Fellowship | Scholars’ Lab

From the announcement:

Each year, the Scholars’ Lab Praxis Program provides six UVa graduate students with hands-on experience in digital humanities collaboration and project creation. Team members work to take a shared project from conception to design and development, and finally to publication, community engagement, and analysis. Praxis is a unique and well-known training program in the international digital humanities community.

Source: Call for Applications, Praxis Fellowship | Scholars’ Lab.

Opportunity: Digital Manuscript Research

From the announcement:

Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland is seeking two PhD students for its new international research project “Fragmentarium –laboratory for digital manuscript research.“ The successful candidates will have a degree in medieval history, auxiliary historical sciences, medieval Latin or medieval philosophy; will have experience in manuscriptresearch; will have a good command of Latin; and would like to specialize in the area of digital manuscript research.

Deadline: February 20th, 2015

Find out more: Digital Manuscript Research 

Opportunity: Postdoc in Sanskrit/Indian Studies and Digital Humanities

From the ad:

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asia, and African Studies at Columbia University is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Digital Humanities with a focus on Sanskrit for a one-year appointment beginning July 1, 2015. Candidates should have received a PhD in Indian Studies or related field in the last five years (between July 1, 2010 and July 1, 2015).

RAPS Site.

Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital Public Humanities

From the posting:

The John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage and the Department of American Studies, Brown University, seek a postdoctoral fellow in the Digital Public Humanities. Digital humanities often results in projects open to the public, and public humanities work increasingly takes advantage of digital tools to reach and interact with broad audiences.  We seek a postdoctoral fellow to help explore the connections between the two fields.

Find out more: Postdoctoral Fellow, Digital Public Humanities – Apply – Interfolio.

Opportunity: EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 20-24, 2015

From the announcement:

We invite applications for a 5-day training workshop on digital editing of epigraphic and papyrological texts, to be held in the Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, April 20-24, 2015. The workshop will be taught by Gabriel Bodard (KCL), Simona Stoyanova (Leipzig) and Charlotte Tupman (KCL). There will be no charge for the workshop, but participants should arrange their own travel and accommodation.

EpiDoc (epidoc.sf.net) is a community of practice and guidance for using TEI XML for the encoding of inscriptions, papyri and other ancient texts. It has been used to publish digital projects including Inscriptions of Aphrodisias, Vindolanda Tablets Online, Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri and Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri, and is also being used by Perseus Digital Library and EAGLE Europeana Project. The workshop will introduce participants to the basics of XML markup and give hands-on experience of tagging textual features and object descriptions in TEI, identifying and linking to external person and place authorities, and use of the tags-free Papyrological Editor (papyri.info/editor).

Source: EpiDoc Workshop, London, April 20-24, 2015

Job: Postdoctoral Research in Digital Humanities, University of Kansas Hall Center

From the announcement

The Hall Center for the Humanities seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Digital Humanities. In order to increase the profile of digital humanities scholarship at the university, the Hall Center seeks to appoint a recent PhD as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Digital Humanities who will work on a substantial research project in the Hall Center and assist the faculty co-directors of the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities with workshops and teaching. Candidates should have a PhD in any humanities or humanities-oriented social science field and have demonstrated experience with digital humanities tools and methodologies. Successful candidates will also possess a track record of excellence in teaching at the university level. The Postdoctoral Researcher will be mentored by faculty members at KU in allied fields and the Hall Center Director. This is a two-year appointment.

Funding: GMU Digital History Fellowships available for Fall 2015

From the announcement:

We’re pleased to announce that the  Department of History & Art History at George Mason University has received another round of funding from the Provost’s PhD Award Program to admit two Digital History Fellows in each of the next three years.

Fellows enrolling in Fall 2015 will receive stipends of $20,000 for two years, during which time they will take a practicum course each semester here at RRCHNM, and then a further three years of support from the Department of History and Art History. The practicum courses provide an opportunity to be part of a digital history center and to contribute to a range of projects across all three of the Center’s divisions. Syllabi for the practicum courses can be found on the Fellows’ blog, which also includes posts by all three cohorts of fellows reflecting on their experiences at the Center.

Source: Digital History Fellowships available for Fall 2015

Opportunity: Eastern ARC Digital Humanities PhD Studentships – Art, Media and American Studies – UEA

From the post:

As part of the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC), the University of East Anglia is seeking to fund two PhD students to develop world leading research in the area of Digital Humanities. The successful candidates will be expected to conduct their own doctoral research while at the same time furthering collaboration across the Eastern ARC.

The successful candidates will have access to a strong and vibrant research community and have the support of an able and pro-active management team. Within this framework they will have the opportunity to use their initiative in working with the community of Eastern ARC fellows and doctoral researchers to develop a distinctive and inspiring collaboration between the three universities. The successful candidates will be able to draw on the expertise of the universities of Essex and Kent where appropriate and take advantage of the training programmes offered by the partner institutions.

Source: Eastern ARC Digital Humanities PhD Studentships – Art, Media and American Studies – UEA