[Humanist] 27.567 jobs: Senior Lecturer (Western Sydney), project manager (Folger)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 567.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Paul Arthur <P.Arthur at uws.edu.au>                         (18)
        Subject: Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities, Sydney, Australia -
                applications close 15 December

  [2]   From:    Ray Siemens <siemens at uvic.ca>                              (5)
        Subject: FW: EMMO Project Manager


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        Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:17:37 +0000
        From: Paul Arthur <P.Arthur at uws.edu.au>
        Subject: Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities, Sydney, Australia - applications close 15 December


SENIOR LECTURER IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES - applications close 15 December

The University of Western Sydney School of Humanities and Communication Arts seeks to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities to play a key role in the development and future direction of the UWS Digital Humanities Research Group.

Position description: https://uws.nga.net.au/publicfiles/uws/jobs/a16be5c3-5e56-1667-a12c-770e80954059/895-13_PD.docx

The successful applicant will have an excellent track record in research, publication, projects or equivalent achievements, and in teaching and administration. The core field of specialisation will be Digital Humanities.

This new position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic and innovative Research Group that seeks to build its international profile and develop a vibrant research culture as it expands. The Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities will work closely with the Research Group Leader on the development of interdisciplinary, collaborative Digital Humanities projects, initiatives and programs in the School and the University, and with external stakeholders.

This is a full time, five (5) year fixed term appointment based at Parramatta, Sydney.

Remuneration Package : Academic Level C $123,713 to $141,913 p.a. (comprising Salary $104,645 to $120,200 p.a., plus 17% Superannuation, and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries : Professor Paul Arthur,  p.arthur at uws.edu.au<mailto:p.arthur at uws.edu.au>

Closing Date : 15 December 2013

PROFESSOR PAUL ARTHUR

Dr R. Marika Visiting Chair of Australian Studies (2013-14)
University of Cologne, Germany

Professor of Digital Humanities
The University of Western Sydney
School of Humanities and Communication Arts
Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2571
T +61 2 9685 9410  | F +61 2 9685 9075
E p.arthur at uws.edu.au  | W paularthur.com



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        Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:48:22 +0000
        From: Ray Siemens <siemens at uvic.ca>
        Subject: FW: EMMO Project Manager
        In-Reply-To: <CANNoF9m4-=EjWe+biSmOqRabo6m2A=iAvM8-rfdZ4w6WP1ujpA at mail.gmail.com>


EMMO Project Manager

The Folger Shakespeare Library seeks an energetic and experienced Project Manager for a 3-year IMLS grant-funded project, Early Modern Manuscripts Online (EMMO). The PM will work closely with the Curator of Manuscripts and associated staff on the planning, implementation and assessment of EMMO, a searchable database of transcribed and digitized early modern manuscript texts.  The PM will: assist in the development and implementation of workflows for the execution of project activities; maintain project and content management systems for the project; manage and monitor the grant budget; and contribute to the testing, evaluation, and improvement of the transcription and tagging environment. Working closely with two grant-funded paleographers, the PM will also participate in the creation and sustaining of a community of volunteer transcribers.

The ideal candidate will have an advanced subject degree in early modern English literature or history and an MLS, with training in early modern English paleography preferred. This position requires project management experience, preferably in a research library or museum setting. Experience with XML and project and content management systems, such as Drupal, and the ability to work in a collaborative, flexible, and creative environment, are necessary. Strong organizational skills, budget management experience, and outstanding communication skills are required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in crowd-sourcing, scholarly textual editing, and the transcription of manuscripts in English secretary and other early modern hands.
Interested individuals should email cover letter and resume to: jobs at folger.edu<javascript:_e({},%20'cvml',%20'jobs at folger.edu');>, or mail to Folger Shakespeare Library, Attn: HR/EMMO, 201 E. Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003-1004.  EOE

For some details about the project, see the Folger research blog, The Collation: http://collation.folger.edu/2013/11/emmo-early-modern-manuscripts-online/





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