The Humanities Digital Workshop at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a three-year early-career fellowship in digital humanities, to begin July 1, 2012. We seek scholars with expertise in any of a broad range of humanities topics and methods — quantitative history, network analysis, topic-modeling, statistical approaches to book history, lexicography, computer-assisted stylistics, text-processing, or human-computer interaction. The fellow’s research program should employ analysis of digitized texts or data to extend or contest current understandings of literary, political, social, or cultural history. Candidates must have completed their doctorates after 2008, and must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. before July 1, 2012
MATRIX: The Center for the Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences is seeking an experienced, creative, and talented individual to fill the position of Assistant Director
The NMC Horizon Report: 2011 Museum Edition, is a coproduction with the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA), and examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in education and interpretation within the museum environment.
The Center for Digital Humanities at South Carolina seeks to appoint a Research Assistant Professor to serve as Associate Director of the Center. Applicants should have a PhD in a humanities discipline along with a strong background in computational research methods.
Assistant Professor of English with specialty in 19th-century British and Anglophone literatures with additional specialization in digital humanities, tenure track, beginning August 2012. Duties and responsibilities include teaching courses in literary studies and in the Digital Technology and Culture undergraduate degree program, as well as graduate courses in nineteenth-century Anglophone literatures and digital humanities (2-2 teaching load).
Cambridge University Library is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified candidate with an interest and relevant experience in digital libraries or digital humanities to work within its digital library team from early 2012. The Foundations Project is a strategic initiative of the Library, which aims to establish a state-of-the-art infrastructure for the production, preservation and online delivery of digitised content from its world-class collections. The first iteration of the digital library is online at http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/.
Medieval manuscripts frequently contain no indication of when they were written. In order to assign them an approximate dating, we invariably have to make judgments based on their script and decoration, both of which change over the centuries.
This book brings together a group of international experts to consider the following key issues:
• What is the role of digital resources in the research life cycle?
• Do the arts and humanities face a ‘data deluge’?
• How are digital collections to be sustained over the long term?
• How is use and impact to be assessed?
• What is the role of digital collections in the ‘digital economy’?
• How is public engagement with digital cultural heritage materials to be assessed and supported?
The Architecture + Design Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks an individual with expertise in Design and Digital Media. The position is Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning September 2012. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must hold an accredited degree in architecture; and a terminal professional or academic degree in architecture or allied field. An advanced degree in one of the humanities is preferred. Candidates must also demonstrate significant professional or academic experience in digital design and interdisciplinary design practice or research.
Audio from the ARL-CNI Fall Forum