[Humanist] 28.305 job at Alberta

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 305.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:38:48 -0600
        From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel at ualberta.ca>
        Subject: DH and Advanced Computing

Dear all,

There is a Digital Humanities Specialist position at the University of 


Reporting to Director of Research Computing, Digital Humanities 
Specialist (DH Specialist) provides Digital Humanities (DH) and related 
support to researchers at the U of A and other Universities in 
associated research consortia (WestGrid/Compute Canada) to facilitate 
their research. The supports include research level consultation for DH 
and High Performance Computing (HPC), expert level advice on the use of 
HPC resources in DH, recommendation and support of DH applications, and 
support of information visualization. The DH Specialist also 
participates in WestGrid/Compute Canada’s working groups and provides 
input to the development and implementation of local and national DH 
strategies, and takes a strong role in new DH initiatives. It is 
essential for the DH Specialist to have a strong understanding of the 
current and future state of information science/digital humanities 
research. The successful candidate can look forward to an energetic, 
professional team environment where there is a commitment to personal 
and professional growth.

Please consider applying, this is an excellent opportunity,

Geoffrey Rockwell

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