Category: Job Announcements

Job: Lecturer Pool – Digital Humanities, UC Berkeley

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The Division of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of outstanding lecturers to teach in the Summer Minor in the Digital Humanities. Courses are offered in a six-week session, July 2, 2018 – August 10, 2018… General duties (include but are not limited to): Teaching topical digital humanities courses offered in the Summer Minor program. These courses fall under four categories: Digital Humanities and Archival Design; Digital Humanities and Text and Language Analysis; Digital Humanities and Visual and Spatial Analysis; and Critical Digital Humanities. In addition to classroom responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, preparing course materials (e.g., syllabus), and maintaining a course website.

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Job: Project Manager for Digital Humanities (Temporary), Rutgers

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The Project Manager for Digital Humanities (Temporary) will collaborate with media, academic and community partners to conceptualize and execute the digital, exhibition and curricular components of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) funded Neighborhood Histories project.

The Project Manager will professionally represent Newest Americans and the University at events and meetings with project stakeholders and will require effective collaboration with Newest Americans’ eclectic network of faculty, students, community partners, and core contributors, including, but not limited to, the Center for Migration and the Global City (CMGC), Talking Eyes Media, VII Photo, Ironbound Community Corporation, Newark Riverfront Park Revival, Makerhoods and others.

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Job: Digital Scholarship & Open Educational Resources Librarian, SUNY Maritime College

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The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian supports the service portfolio of the Library by providing client service, technical expertise, training, and support for tools and practices used by faculty, researchers, students, librarians, and other partners engaged with digital scholarship and publishing. The position also coordinates the College’s Open Educational Resource initiatives as a way to reduce the cost of higher education and improve student success. The Digital Scholarship and Open Educational Resources Librarian will contribute towards the vision and development of forthcoming initiatives, including a center to support digital scholarship, and provide a more cohesive and holistic service environment for scholars.

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Job: History Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Living with Machines Project

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As a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (RA) on the Living with Machines Project you will work closely with the project PI (Dr Ruth Ahnert), Co-Is (Prof. Emma Griffin and Prof. Jon Lawrence) and the wider inter-disciplinary team based at the Institute and the British Library in the construction and historical interrogation of the project’s ambitious digitized source base. You will have the opportunity to develop your digital skills and play an active part in all aspects of research from data collection, through analysis to writing up and publication. This is a collaborative research role and there is an expectation that you will play an active part in the team based at the Alan Turing Institute. Your appointment will be until April 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years (funding permitting).

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Job: Instruction + Research Specialist for the Arts and Humanities, Occidental College

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The CDLA [Center for Digital Liberal Arts] supports textual, visual, and archival modes of inquiry across the arts and humanities through a focus on resource curation, sharing, and analysis.  The Specialist is a two-year limited term position with possibility of renewal. We seek a Specialist who will:

Collaborate directly with arts and humanities faculty to realize student learning goals, participate in related grant and funding opportunities, and inform assessments of student learning.

Research and implement best practices in digital pedagogy and instructional design in the arts and humanities with a focus on visual, music, and other media resources, humanities databases, archival resources, and digital humanities practices…

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Job: Developer, Digital Scholarship, Wake Forest University

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The Digital Scholarship Developer builds and implements new web applications and sites for faculty research projects. This position was created in part through an “Engaged Humanities” grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and is critical to the delivery of essential applications and service as part of the Library’s partnerships with faculty to create digitally-enriched scholarship. The Developer keeps abreast of new and developing technologies, tracks ongoing trends in digital scholarship, and communicates recommendations to the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Wake Forest University communities. This position researches, recommends, tests, and subsequently implements innovative software applications that are well-suited for digital scholarship activities.

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Job: Hopkins Retrospective Program Manager, Johns Hopkins

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Hopkins Retrospective is an outreach and research initiative sponsored by the Office of the President at Johns Hopkins University that aims to better understand the history of the University and weave that history into the university experience. The Program Manager’s role is to oversee Hopkins Retrospective, including: coordinating the execution of exhibitions and installations for the initiative; creating, developing, and managing the web and social media presence for the initiative; planning and carrying out oral histories for the initiative’s website; and developing and overseeing JHU history-related projects around the university campuses. The position will report to the University Archivist and have dotted-line reporting to the Office of the President.

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Job: Associate Director for Digital Collections Management and Discovery, NYPL

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The Associate Director provides strong leadership and coordination in the strategic planning and implementation of policies, systems, and services to support the digital lifecycle of collections. S/he oversees the operations of the Digital Imaging Unit, the Audio and Moving Image preservation unit, vendor-contracted services, the Digital Preservation Manager; and product management for systems that promote discovery and access to collections, including collaborative platforms such as DPLA, HathiTrust, and the ReCAP Shared Collection. S/he collaborates with Library leaders in the Digital and IT teams to align the goals of digital preservation and digital collection services with current and future needs, including enhancing and upgrading repository infrastructures and optimizing end-to-end processes.

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Job: Tenure-Track Position in Digital Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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The Faculty of the Humanities of the Hebrew University is seeking a scholar who can lead its Digital Humanities initiative. The Faculty has made a strategic decision to consolidate and expand its existing yet disparate strengths in Digital Humanities through a hire of an exceptional scholar with a proven record of employing innovative Digital Humanities methodologies and a commitment to the Digital Humanities project broadly conceived. Priority will be given to scholars with a research focus in core Humanities disciplines. The appointment will be made in the relevant disciplinary department(s).

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Job: Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian, Emory University

Emory University is searching for a Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian. From the job ad:

Reporting to the Head of Collection Development, Exhibitions, and Engagement, the Systems and Digital Scholarship Librarian (SDSL) is the primary technical lead on the Pitts Theology Library staff. The SDSL is responsible for developing and maintaining library software systems, which currently include the OpenRoom room booking tool, the library entrance web application, the Digital Image Archive, digital signage, the library website, and digital companions to the library’s exhibitions program including the exhibitions website.