Category: Job Announcements

Job: Digital Publishing Librarian, Columbia

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The Columbia University Libraries seek a creative, service-oriented Digital Publishing Librarian to lead publishing services for its Digital Scholarship division. This new position reports to the Assistant Director of Scholarly Communication and Projects and is part of a newly-formed team that encompasses scholarly communication, digital humanities, and emerging technologies. The Digital Publishing Librarian occupies a key role, helping define, execute, and assess digital publishing partnerships with the Columbia community, including developers, library subject specialists, project managers, faculty, and students.

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Job: Digital Scholarship Technologist, UMass Amherst

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The UMass Amherst Libraries seek a dynamic and innovative Digital Scholarship Technologist. The Digital Scholarship Technologist develops applications and tools to support incoming and ongoing academic research projects, with a focus on building infrastructure to support digital scholarship. In collaboration with stakeholders, identify requirements, develop workflows, and implement digital services solutions for incoming and ongoing research projects and curricular initiatives. Potential projects may include data mining, text analysis and other related digital scholarship methods, consultation on solutions for digital scholarship projects.

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Job: Library Digital Strategist, WMU School of Medicine

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Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine has a great opportunity for a Library Digital Strategist. You would work as a member of the library’s team to develop, support and manage web-based systems and services, including the library’s website and digital collections. Responsible for creating robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, curation, and the delivery of library services and content in an agile environment. Be able to create and maintain cross-platform designs to provide cross-platform navigation for the library’s digital solutions. This person should understand how to maintain the integrity and reliability of the library’s virtual presence and its resources.

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Job: Director, Arts & Humanities Research Computing, Harvard

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Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.  We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise.  HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment.  If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you! HUIT Arts and Humanities Research Computing serves the Faculty of Arts & Sciences by facilitating effective use of technology in support of faculty research in the Division of Arts & Humanities, and Humanists at Harvard more generally.

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Job: Postdoctoral Fellowships/Associates in the Digital Humanities, MIT

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The MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS) announce two Postdoctoral Fellowships/Associates in the Digital Humanities. One postdoc (position a) will be for one year, with possible renewal pending available funding; one postdoc (position b) will be a two-year position. Postdocs will work within the newly created, Mellon-funded SHASS Digital Humanities Lab to pursue their own research and enable the creation of digital tools to assist in other faculty research and pedagogy.  Depending on departmental needs, each scholar will teach up to one class per year in their area of research or discipline.

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Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Studies, University of Maryland

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The Department of English at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a full-time appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2018-19 academic year. We seek applicants with specializations in textual/cultural analytics or other critical digital approaches who may work across literary periods and media forms, and who can teach and communicate their research methods to undergraduate and graduate student classes. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda; to teach four courses (a 2-2 load); and to play a dynamic role in an environment that includes an undergraduate track in media studies within the department’s major and an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in digital studies, as well as a leading digital humanities center (the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities).

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Job: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geospatial Data Discovery, Access, Management, and Curation

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The JHU Sheridan Libraries and Museums of Johns Hopkins University seeks applications for a 24-month Fellowship to work on best practices for making geospatial data discoverable, accessible, and curating it for longer-term preservation. The Fellow will look at both curating library collections of geospatial data and making them more accessible to users, as well as supporting users in managing and sharing their own geospatial research data.

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Job: Library Data Scientist, Arizona State University

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Under general direction, design, implement, and/or deploys tools for statistical analysis, machine learning, data acquision, data cleaning, and data visualization. Performs professional work in the research, design, development, implementation and maintenance of data science projects. Works typically involves researching a complex problem and implementing a machine learning or analytic tools to solve that problem. May work with or lead others on larger projects.

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Job: Data Manager & Project Coordinator, Digital Library of the Middle East

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The Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME) project is an international effort, gathering digital resources of Middle East and North African (MENA) material from providers around the world. This initiative will create the first seamlessly interoperable, large-scale digital library of cultural artifacts from the region. Working as part of Stanford Libraries’ digital library systems & services unit, the Data Manager & Project Coordinator will form part of an inter-institutional, grant-funded team. S/he will coordinate DLME data acquisition, data management, and day-to-day operations of the record harvesting and indexing pipeline. S/he will also provide technical support for digital library access tools to power and end users. As new data providers are identified by the Lead Curator and curatorial team, the Data Manager & Project Coordinator will work with them to acquire or harvest the metadata, map it to the DLME schema, and put content through the pipeline. For providers without their own repository, the Data Manager will help acquire and ingest the materials into SDR or other IIIF-compatible repository. This role will also work with the curatorial lead to ensure data agreements are in place and tracked, and perform ongoing QA of both data and site functionality.

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Job: Librarian for Collections and Digital Scholarship, European Languages Division, Harvard

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Reporting to the Head of the European Languages Division (ELD), the Librarian for Collections and Digital Scholarship will initiate and lead the ELD’s digital projects. As a member of a team of librarians emphasizing collections in the humanities and social sciences in Western European and Slavic languages, providing collaborative support for the Division’s digital initiatives in collections and working with FAS faculty, students and other librarians on planning and developing innovative research and digital tools. This position will provide project management and direction to faculty and students and will have an important role in advancing digital scholarship and digital humanities projects at large within the FAS and beyond at Harvard.

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