[Humanist] 22.649 job at Virginia
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 649.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 14:50:48 -0400
From: Bethany Nowviskie <bethany at virginia.edu>
Subject: job opening, University of Virginia
I am forwarding the following on behalf of SHANTI, a new faculty
initiative at UVA.
Bethany Nowviskie, MA Ed, PhD.
Director, Digital Research & Scholarship, UVA Library
Program Associate, Scholarly Communication Institute
The University of Virginia Center for Social Sciences, Humanities, and
the Arts Network of Technological Initiatives (SHANTI) is seeking an
The Center represents a new faculty-led initiative at UVa aiming to
build upon its distinguished history in digital humanities, social
sciences and the performing arts to play a leading role in the
creative use of technology to facilitate new forms of research,
learning, engagement, and publication. This position will be central
in leading this process in terms of scholarship, technology, and
The position’s responsibilities will include consulting with faculty
and students on scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and
performing arts. The incumbent will help plan and execute a variety of
research projects utilizing technology to advance innovative
intellectual inquiry. An essential aspect of this will involve
coordination with technologists and others on the management,
development, implementation and sustainability of these projects. The
incumbent will participate in the development of an atmosphere
supporting collaboration, creativity, and community for the purpose of
generating innovative approaches or applications of technology to
advance research, teaching, or scholarship. The incumbent will help
integrate the work of SHANTI with other relevant scholarly
departments, projects and initiatives at UVa.
As an Associate Director, the incumbent will display leadership and
skill in strategic planning, budgeting, and management to ensure the
successful launch and operation of SHANTI.
Masters Degree in relevant humanities, social sciences, library
science, or computer science-related field required; PhD preferred but
Demonstrates substantial knowledge and understanding of the
scholarship in the humanities, social sciences and performing arts.
Extensive technical knowledge of and use of digital technology;
experience utilizing a variety of technologies to advance research and
Demonstrated presentation skills, and the ability to connect with and
communicate complex technical or scientific information to a
Experience as a project manager providing leadership and planning for
project development and implementation as well as resource allocation
using both direct and indirect reporting structures.
Experience providing departmental administration, strategic planning,
budgeting and management.
Experience developing a network of researchers to share ideas,
research interests, application of technology, and/or collaboration on
projects; demonstrated interpersonal skills; experience working in a
diverse community, and in a large, complex environment.
This is currently a two year position with the possibility of renewal
for successive years.
For posting details, go to https://jobs.virginia.edu. Click on Search
Postings and enter 0603371 in the Posting Number. Please submit an
application, and attach a cover letter, CV, and three references.
Review of candidate materials begins March 25, 2009 and continues
until the position is filled. For additional information, please
contact Debbie Mincarelli at 434 -924-6957 or email
debbiem at virginia.edu.
The University of Virginia is an EEO/AA employer.
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