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Job: Creation and Innovation Services Librarian, Miami University

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From the ad:

Miami University Libraries seeks a dynamic and creative Creation and Innovation Services Librarian for the Create and Innovate department, one of six newly formed departments that emerged from a 2017 Libraries master planning process that examined services, organization and facilities.  This position will join a team currently working and supporting digital scholarship, digital humanities, GIS services, open educational resources, 3D printing, collaborative learning spaces, and high-end multimedia labs.

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Job: Digital Scholarship Research Developer, Stanford University

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The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is seeking a full-time Digital Scholarship Research Developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable tools and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include programming, analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, modifying, and maintaining computer programs in systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.

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Job: Librarian – Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities, New College of Florida

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The Research, Instruction and Digital Humanities Librarian collaborates with a team of librarians in delivering research and instruction services while providing leadership and expertise in services supporting digital humanities/scholarship and technology-based research. This librarian will work collaboratively with faculty, students, staff and fellow librarians on established digital projects, support for new digital projects, providing instruction in digital research methods and technologies in all disciplines. In collaboration with other librarians, the incumbent will deliver contemporary services in support of cutting-edge approaches in instruction, research and outreach.

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Job: Digital Humanities Librarian, University of Alabama

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The University of Alabama seeks an energetic and innovative librarian to continue our excellent support of digital humanities at The University of Alabama University Libraries. The successful candidate will serve as an ambassador within the University of Alabama faculty to promote the resources and community of the Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC).

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Job: DHLC Specialist, Michigan State

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The College of Arts and Letters (CAL) at Michigan State University seeks a continuing system specialist in Literature, Cognitive Science, and Digital Humanities (DH) to participate in ongoing initiatives in history of the mind, literary cognition, and digital humanities as manager of the Digital Humanities and Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC) and academic specialist in digital humanities. This is a 12-month position at 100% time. This specialist will join the Digital Humanities & Literary Cognition Lab (DHLC), an international leader in cultivating interdisciplinary projects across literature, cognitive science, digital humanities, and disability studies, including experiments in literary neuroscience, research in the history of the mind, outreach in the form of accessible art exhibitions, as well as the development and application of a creative array of digital technologies for interdisciplinary research and teaching.

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Opportunity: KB Researcher-in-residence 2019

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About the opportunity:

Are you an early career social scientist, data scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 60 million pages digitised text or anonymised user log data? Then we’re looking for you!

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), National Library of the Netherlands is seeking proposals for its fully paid Researcher-in-residence program in 2019. This program offers a unique chance for early career researchers of all disciplines to work in the library with the Digital Scholarship team and KB data. In return, we learn how researchers use the data of the KB, what kinds of possibilities it offers and how we can improve our services.

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Resource: Digital Mappa 1.0 – A New, User-Friendly Platform for Digital Scholarship

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About the resource:

April is a busy month, so things tend to get lost in the innumerable number of tabs I have open on my browser, meaning to get to later. Launched in April, Digital Mappa is a “Digital Humanities workspaces, editions, scholarship, collaboration & publications for the rest of us.”

From the press release:

The premise of DM is simple: if you have a collection of digital images and/or texts, you should be able to produce an online resource that links together specific moments on these images and texts together, annotate these moments as much as you want, collaborate with others on this work, have the content you produce be searchable, and make this work available to others as you wish. And you should be able to do this with little technical expertise.

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Job: Team Lead – Digital Scholarship, Tufts

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Reporting to the Head of Scholarly Communications & Collections, the Digital Scholarship Team Lead leads the library’s efforts in coordinating Tisch Library’s digital scholarship services for students, faculty, and staff in the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering. The position is responsible for conducting ongoing needs assessment and engagement with the community to develop and maintain a robust and integrated set of programs and activities that strengthen the library’s role in supporting digital scholarship, digital literacy, digital pedagogy, and the use of multimedia in teaching, learning and scholarship.

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Job: Special Collections Analyst, Columbia University Libraries

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Columbia University Libraries (CUL) seeks an innovative and energetic librarian to provide support for Columbia’s digital library and scholarly technology systems by adapting, configuring and using relevant software tools and implementing standards and best practices. The Special Collections Analyst will work directly with Libraries and University stakeholders to research, develop and document technology solutions for digital library and digital scholarship initiatives.

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Job: Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow, Williams College Museum of Art

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Williams College Museum of Art invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The Fellow’s work is part of WCMA Digital, a major initiative supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to make the museum’s collections open and accessible to all, and develop a set of digital tools to support new pedagogical, creative and intellectual explorations of the collection. WCMA’s Mellon Fellow for Digital Humanities will explore and encourage digital humanities scholarship and methodologies within a museum context, with access to collections and involvement in exhibitions and public programs.

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