Category: Job Announcements

Job: Web Applications Developer at HyperStudio, MIT Comparative Media Studies

WEB APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER, Comparative Media Studies-HyperStudio Team, to build the front and back ends of scalable web applications. Will be part of the core team responsible for the design and development of online tools for information visualization and user collaboration in the humanities and social sciences. Will provide system design, prototyping, implementation, functional verification, debugging, and deployment on Mac OS X and UNIX server platforms; and occasional system administration support. Will work closely with a team that includes developers, designers, graduate and undergraduate students, and faculty.

Job: Research Associate, Digital Humanities & Transferable Skills Training, Cambridge University

CRASSH is seeking a postdoctoral Research Associate to lead a six-month project on the digital humanities and Transferable Skills Training (TST). The project focuses specifically on the transferability of digital skills, and aims to increase awareness among early-career researchers  of how the digital skills they have learnt in one context (social, academic or professional) can be applied in another.

Job: Web and Emerging Technologies Librarian at Oakland University School of Medicine

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine seeks an innovative, collaborative and service-oriented librarian to join a new medical library. The Web and Emerging Technologies Librarian has overall responsibility for the design, development and management of the Medical Library web site, web applications, social media and mobile interfaces. The primary goals of this position are to continuously improve web delivery of information to students, faculty, staff and the wider community and to support the integration of information technologies and resources into the curriculum.

Job: Social Science PhD Internships at Microsoft Research New England (Spring & Summer 2012)

Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for PhD interns to join the social media collective for Spring and Summer 2012. For these positions, we are looking primarily for social science PhD students (including communications, sociology, anthropology, media studies, information studies, etc.). 

MSRNE internships are 12-week paid internships in Cambridge, Massachusetts. PhD interns at MSRNE are expected to devise and execute a research project during their internships. The expected outcome of an internship at MSRNE is a publishable scholarly paper for an academic journal or conference of the intern’s choosing.

Job: Tenure-track positions in Internet Linguistics and Creative Writing/Electronic Literature at Rochester Institute of Technology

The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English tenure-track position with specialization in Internet Linguistics or related field of intersection between Linguistics and Digital Humanities to begin late August 2012.

The successful applicant will be a teacher and scholar of new media language forms and computer-mediated communication.

Application deadline is December 1, 2011.

Job: Professor of Digital Humanities – University College London

UCL invites applications for a Professor of Digital Humanities. This is a joint appointment, tenable in any of the Departments of the Faculties of Engineering Sciences or Arts & Humanities, which will have as its principal focus activity within the interdisciplinary UCL Centre for Digital Humanities.

This role will be specifically required to make substantive technical contributions to the development of digital humanities arising from an engagement in fundamental research in engineering (including imaging and computer science). The appointee should be willing to engage actively with the work of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, including undertaking leadership roles.