Category: Job Announcements

Job: Assistant Professor of English – Digital Humanities, Marshall University

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Applications invited for a tenure-eligible assistant professorship in English with specialization in Digital Humanities. We are seeking a scholar with a well-developed Digital Humanities project as well as expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the following secondary areas: literary studies, media studies, professional writing, digital writing and rhetoric, and multimodal composition. The applicant should show evidence of a theoretical and practical understanding of the role of computing in the humanities, which could include the intellectual and cultural effects of text mining, quantitative analysis, visualization, and text and archive creation.

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Job: Head of Preservation and Digitization, Washington University

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Under the direction of the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections Services Division, is responsible for the development and operation of a library-wide, comprehensive preservation and digitization program. Leads and manages all preservation/conservation and digitization efforts, including the management of general and special collection care and digitization activities, preservation/digitization lab and services, disaster planning and recovery, environmental monitoring, exhibition preparation activities, and education and outreach efforts.

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Job: Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Associate, Virginia Tech

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The postdoc will advance the partnership in the Digital Humanities between the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, University Libraries, and faculty and students across Virginia Tech. The postdoc is expected to assume a high visibility position advancing the digital humanities at the intersection of research, outreach, and instruction appropriate to a land grant university. The postdoc will have workspace assigned in the Athenaeum, the new Digital Humanities collaboration space in Newman Library. The postdoc will also have an affiliation with the proposed Center for Humanities to be located in the new Liberal Arts Building, as well as appropriate humanities department(s), including English, History, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Religion and Culture, and Science, Technology, and Society. The postdoc will report to the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, while working closely with the Digital Humanities Librarian and the faculty advisory group for the Athenaeum.

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Job: Center for Humanities and Information Fellows, Pennsylvania State

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The Center for Humanities and Information at The Pennsylvania State University seeks up to two junior fellows to begin in the Fall of the 2018-19 academic year. Focusing on critical and theoretical approaches to information, the Center aims to bring together a diverse, interdisciplinary group of scholars who read and think widely across fields, geographical space, and historical time. Junior (postdoctoral) Fellowships are renewable for up to three years, and require fellows to teach one course per year. Salary $50,000; support also includes research/travel funding and a benefits package. Fellows have access to research design support, as well as to grant-writing and job market workshops, career mentoring, and archival/library support and research consultation.

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Job: Data Visualization Developer, University of Cincinnati

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The Digital Scholarship Center of the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a Data Visualization Developer to design and develop creative interfaces and dashboards to enable data-driven research.  The successful candidate will generate and present visual prototypes for projects at the Digital Scholarship Center.  The Visualization Developer will design elegant dashboards that present information for data exploration and analysis, collaborate with technical teams to access and transform data needed for visualization tools, and perform data quality reviews of new and existing information sources. This position will report to Dr. James Lee, Digital Scholarship Center co-director.

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Job: Linux System Administrator, MOBIUS Consortium

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The Linux System Administrator works in a team environment to assist in managing all aspects of IT services including Linux servers, telephones, desktop support, web servers, telecommunications, building security, disaster recovery, network storage, printers, firewalls, and wireless networks.  As a not-for-profit organization that works with libraries of nearly all sizes and types, it is critical for this position to have a high degree of skill across a broad range of technical areas, be highly adaptable, and be able to identify and implement low-cost but effective solutions.  The position requires the ability to work in a close team environment in a small office serving internal and external customers at all skill levels.

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Job: Digital Collections Librarian, University of Maryland

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The University of Maryland Libraries Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting (DCMR) department seeks an organized, service-oriented colleague to manage the Libraries’ digitization operations. The Digital Collections Librarian will collaborate with stakeholders to establish and effectively manage digitization projects and workflows for the Libraries. The successful candidate will enjoy working with a wide range of unique formats and materials and will lead process development and special format digitization within both the libraries and the profession.

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Job: Digital Humanities Librarian, Central Connecticut State University

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Central Connecticut State University’s Elihu Burritt Library seeks a collaborative, creative and enthusiastic Digital Humanities Librarian to join the professional staff.  The successful candidate will provide leadership in identifying trends and emerging technologies in digital humanities and building partnerships and cultivating relationships with key university units to develop digital humanities collections and programs.  The successful candidate will also provide instruction to faculty and students in the area of digital research.  As part of the Reference Department, this position will have responsibility for providing user-centered services in support of teaching, research, and scholarship in the humanities disciplines.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body as well as contribute actively and effectively to student growth, service, and scholarship.

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Job: Technical Lead / Solutions Architect, Aga Khan University

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The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (‘the Institute’) based in London, United Kingdom is looking to recruit a Solutions Architect to lead the technical development of the European Research Council-funded Digital Humanities project (KITAB). The incumbent will work closely with the academic researcher (Principal Investigator-PI) to help drive progress towards the project’s goals, which require initiative, creativity, and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team as an overall solutions architect for the project.

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