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Job: Assistant Professor of English (Digital Humanities), Rochester Institute of Technology

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From the ad:

The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis on digital humanities, beginning in August 2019. The candidate must have a PhD in English or a related field in hand by the time of appointment. The candidate must have achieved specialization in any method of digital humanities research, broadly conceived. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute on a regular basis to multi-disciplinary programs. Applicants should demonstrate technical/computational expertise in their area of specialization.

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CFParticipation: Help shape a conversation about Black digital collections at #AADHum2018

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From the CFParticipation:

Together Umbra Search African American History and the African American History, Culture, and Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland are working on a research agenda related to vital issues of collaboration and sustainability for digital collections and platforms focused on African American history and culture.

We are planning two upcoming engagements around this research agenda. The first is a working meeting for invited participants, which will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2018, on the University of Maryland campus in College Park, MD, as a pre-conference event for AADHum’s Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black conference. The second, the idea for which we have gratefully borrowed from the Collections as Data team, is open to all.

We invite the broader community to engage with us online. Please consider sharing a brief statement to help us shape our face-to-face meeting. This is a great way to get your concerns, questions, and provocations on the table as well as to share your background. Please add your thoughts here: https://go.umd.edu/umbra-preconf-statements

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Job: Developer for Digital Arts and Humanities, Bard College

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From the ad:

The position requires expertise in web design & development, strong interpersonal skills, both flexibility and a self-driven work ethic, appreciation for the arts and humanities, and a passion for learning new things. Experience with tools to support digital methodologies (e.g., archiving, data-driven text analysis, new media studies, software studies, interactive mapping) and/or interest to learn will be beneficial for this position. Depending on the candidate’s background and interests, the person in this position may have the opportunity to take on some mentorship and/or training roles with Experimental Humanities faculty, staff, and students. We especially welcome candidates that are interested in linking emerging technologies with social implications relating to gender, race, class, sexual orientation and other categories and/or intersections of identity.

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Opportunity: British Library Labs Awards 2018

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About the opportunity:

The annual Awards formally recognise outstanding and innovative work that has been carried out using the British Library’s digital collections and data. This year, the awards will commend work in four key categories… A prize of £500 for the winner and £100 for the runner up in each category will be awarded at the BL Labs Symposium on Monday 12th November 2018 at the British Library in London. The submission deadline is midnight BST on Thursday 11th October 2018.

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Job: Digital Scholarship Consultant, George Mason University

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George Mason University Libraries is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual to collaborate with colleagues on digital scholarship efforts, methods, and tools for the University Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC)… The George Mason University Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) supports the interdisciplinary teaching and learning needs in digital scholarship for students, staff and faculty, by providing digital research support in the areas of: creating, finding, and using data; data management, curation, and archiving; geographical information systems (GIS); digital scholarship methods and applications (humanities, social sciences, and sciences); digital projects planning and management; and related scholarly communication issues.

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Job: Developer, Tropy

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We’re looking to hire a full-time, contract developer to join our team. Your job will be, most simply, to make Tropy as good as it can be, working on any part of the project to help advance that goal. This position is for someone with a wide range of skills: you should be comfortable obsessing over the frame rate of a user interface animation or designing a sync architecture from scratch. Your work might include improving the Tropy desktop software or building back-end services to power new features. As part of a small team, you’ll have responsibility over core components of the project and the freedom to experiment and find creative solutions to tough problems. Most importantly, you’ll participate in a vibrant global open-source community with amazing community developers and passionate users.

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Job: Digital Scholarship Specialist, Bryn Mawr

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The Digital Scholarship Specialist joins the new Digital Scholarship, Critical Making, and Digital Collections Management team in Bryn Mawr College’s dynamic Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) organization. The Digital Scholarship Specialist will be responsible for evolving a vision for the Digital Scholarship Program, formalized in 2016, that engages faculty, students, and staff colleagues in rich and ambitious digital scholarship ventures. In addition to program-building efforts and technical support of existing and future digital scholarship platforms, the Digital Scholarship Specialist is responsible for overseeing a number of undergraduate and graduate student programs and opportunities including the Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows Program and the Digital Scholarship Graduate Student Community of Learning. The Digital Scholarship Specialist will collaborate with colleagues in Educational Technology Services, Special Collections, and Research and Instructional Services to build infrastructure to support digital scholarship across campus, including support for digital scholarship projects emerging from the Digital Bryn Mawr seed grant program.

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Job: Developer Outreach & Testing Coordinator, UVA Scholars’ Lab

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The University of Virginia Library’s Scholars’ Lab is seeking a new Developer Outreach & Testing Coordinator. The Developer Outreach & Testing Coordinator reports to the Head of Research and Development of the Scholars’ Lab and applies their working knowledge of design and development to create technical documentation for both developers and non-technical users. The incumbent works closely with users and the community for technical support, and leads technical workshops. The Developer Outreach & Testing Coordinator participates in code and design reviews and provides invaluable feedback for designing and coding proofs of concept.

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Job: TT Position in Public and Digital History, Clemson

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The Department of History at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public and Digital History at the rank of assistant professor.  The successful candidate will take the lead in an emphasis area in public history for history majors and contribute to an emphasis area (and potentially a Ph.D. program) in Digital History.  Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment in August 2019.

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CFP: AIUCD 2019 – Italian Conference of Digital Humanities

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From the CFP:

The main topic of the AIUCD 2019 Conference is ‘Pedagogy, teaching, and research in the age of Digital Humanities’. The conference aims at reflecting on the new possibilities that the digital yields for pedagogy, teaching, and scholarly research: how will these transform teaching in the humanities? What contributions can humanistic cultural critique offer to the digital revolution? What is the connection with the digitization plan for Universities outlined by the Ministry? It also concerns the Digital Humanities as a new discipline, and this brings forward further considerations: how can the new professional figure of the digital humanist be developed? Which areas of knowledge define the Digital Humanities as a subject of study, research, and teaching? How can we recognise, classify, describe, and evaluate research efforts in the Digital Humanities?

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