[Humanist] 28.324 jobs: preservation, at King's London; human geography, at UC Santa Barbara

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Thu Sep 11 07:06:01 CEST 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 324.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    "Hedges, Mark" <mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk>                    (16)
        Subject: Vacancy at King's College London - Researcher/Developer
                (Digital Preservation)

  [2]   From:    Karl Grossner <karlg at stanford.edu>                         (6)
        Subject: job: Human Geographer at UC Santa Barbara (tenure-track)

        Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:56:58 +0000
        From: "Hedges, Mark" <mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Vacancy at King's College London - Researcher/Developer (Digital Preservation)
        In-Reply-To: <1410353555524.19569 at kcl.ac.uk>

Vacancy at King's College London (Centre for e-Research, Department of Digital Humanities)

Research Associate/Developer (Digital Preservation) - Ref: THW/14/059639/179

King's College London is seeking to recruit a Research Associate/Developer to work on the EU FP7 project PERICLES, which has been funded as part of the EU's Digital Preservation programme. More information about the project can be found at the project website  http://pericles-project.eu/  http://pericles-project.eu/. http://pericles-project.eu/ ?

The post is in the Centre for e-Research, part of the Department Digital Humanities, which undertakes a wide range of collaborative research projects across King's, as well as with other UK universities, with European institutions, and internationally with HE library and research institutes.

?The post holder will work as a Research Associate/Developer, working closely with research staff at King's and at partner institutions. Specifically, the post holder will be expected to contribute to the on-going research being carried out by KCL staff on PERICLES, which currently includes:

·         Modelling and implementing appraisal processes for born-digital material, including digital forensics.

·         Modelling conceptual change to support long-term understanding of digital content.

·         Capture and analysis of unstructured user workflows and analysis of user context.

·         Using formal models to represent dependencies and assess risk to digital content.

·         Design practices for digital preservation systems.

The post will require a combination of theoretical work, design and implementation of proof-of-concept tools and other software components, and evaluation. The successful candidate will be expected to have demonstrable research skills in an area of applied computing or information science (e.g. digital preservation, semantic web, machine learning, data analytics, information retrieval), and to possess software development skills (e.g. Java, Python) and a knowledge of a range of computing technologies of relevance to preservation systems, e.g. XML, databases, web services.

The full-time appointment will be made within the Grade 6 scale, currently £32,277 to £38,511 per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance.

The post is fixed-term until 31 January 2017

The closing date for receipt of applications is 23 September 2014

For more information, and application details, see https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=54243

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact Mark Hedges via email at mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk>.

        Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:22:56 -0700 (PDT)
        From: Karl Grossner <karlg at stanford.edu>
        Subject: job: Human Geographer at UC Santa Barbara (tenure-track)
        In-Reply-To: <1775853582.4358044.1410365509931.JavaMail.zimbra at stanford.edu>

I have been asked to distribute this posting within the digital humanities community on behalf of my alma mater:

Human Geographer
Department of Geography

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA, Department of Geography, invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank position in Human Geography. We seek a scholar who has made foundational contributions to the domains of urban, economic, hazards/adaptation, or health geography, or to any other domains of human geography that link to or complement the department’s existing topical strengths, as well as its method strengths in spatial modeling, optimization, simulation, human-subjects experimentation, structured surveys, and GIScience.

For the complete announcement, please visit http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/about/open-positions/

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