[Humanist] 29.570 research positions at Western Sydney

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Mon Dec 21 10:05:00 CET 2015


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 570.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 06:09:28 +0000
        From: Dr Jason Ensor <jasondensor at gmail.com>
        Subject: 2 x Research Associate Positions in Digital Humanities


Dear Colleagues,

Two exciting new positions in digital humanities, literary studies and
book history are available at Western Sydney University on the
Australian Research Council funded project "˜Mapping Print, Charting
Enlightenment"™.

The original advertisements, along with further details on the
application process and links to the position descriptions, can be found
at :

http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/employment/home/current_vacancies

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*Ref 2227/15 *
*Research Associate in Digital Humanities*
*School of Humanities and Communication Arts*
*Western Sydney University, Australia*

The Digital Humanities Research Group (DHRG) at Western Sydney
University is one of Australiaâ'™s leading and most dynamic
inter-disciplinary digital humanities research clusters.

It is currently seeking a doctorally-qualified research associates with
background in eighteenth-century literary studies, book history, history
or cognate disciplines to work on the Australian Research Council-funded
project ˜"Mapping Print, Charting Enlightenment: Reinterpreting
Eighteenth-Century European Culture through Historical Bibliometrics and
Digital, Spatial and Textual Analysis"™.

The project builds on the path-breaking "˜French Book Trade in
Enlightenment Europe"™ (FBTEE) database project, which is hosted at
Western Sydney. It aims to reconstruct popular reading trends to revise
understanding of European enlightenment and the transformational impact
of print. The successful applicant will work on a sub-project lasting 18
months entitled: "˜Mapping the French Novel: An Experiment in Academic
Crowd-Sourcing"™. The role will include designing and leading a six-month
experiment in crowd-sourcing; identification and digital curation of key
sources; editing and standardisation of digital research data; taxonomic
classification of books; and data entry and data analysis.

The successful applicant will participate in the project’s programme of
workshops, symposia and international conferences, both in speaking and
organisational roles. They will also contribute to the publication of
digital and traditional research outputs. These will include both
individual and team outputs.

There is a possibility of a relocation package as per the university’s
relocation policy.

Position Enquiries: Professor Simon Burrows,
email:s.burrows at westernsydney.edu.au

Remuneration Package: Academic Level A $79,656 to $96,237 (comprising
Salary $71,865 to $86,824, plus Superannuation, and Leave Loading)

*Closing Date: 30 January 2016*

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*Ref 2228/15*
*Research Associate in Digital Humanities*
*School of Humanities and Communication Arts*
*Western Sydney University, Australia*

The Digital Humanities Research Group (DHRG) at the Western Sydney
University is one of Australia's leading and most dynamic
inter-disciplinary digital humanities research clusters.

It is currently seeking a doctorally-qualified research associate with
background in eighteenth-century literary studies, book history, history
or cognate disciplines to work on the Australian Research Council-funded
project "˜Mapping Print, Charting Enlightenment: Reinterpreting
Eighteenth-Century European Culture through Historical Bibliometrics and
Digital, Spatial and Textual Analysis"™.

The project builds on the path-breaking "˜French Book Trade in
Enlightenment Europe" (FBTEE) database project, which is hosted at
Western Sydney University. It aims to reconstruct popular reading trends
to revise understanding of European enlightenment and the
transformational impact of print.

The successful applicant will work on a sub-project lasting 24 months
entitled: "The Illegal Book Trade Revisited"™. The role will involve in
interpreting, recording and analysing a wide range of statistical
materials on the illegal book trade; editing and standardisation of
digital research data; and taxonomic classification of books.

The successful applicant will participate in the project’s programme of
workshops, symposia and international conferences, both in speaking and
organisational roles. They will also contribute to the publication of
digital and traditional research outputs. These will include both
individual and team outputs.

There is a possibility of a relocation package as per the university’s
relocation policy.

Position Enquiries: Professor Simon Burrows,
email:s.burrows at westernsydney.edu.au

Remuneration Package: Academic Level A $79,656 to $96,237 (comprising
Salary $71,865 to $86,824, plus Superannuation, and Leave Loading)

*Closing Date: 30 January 2016*

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Dr Jason Ensor
 http://www.uws.edu.au/staff_profiles/uws_profiles/doctor_jason_ensor 
Research & Technical Development Manager, Digital Humanities
Chief Investigator: /Mapping Print, Charting Enlightenment
 http://fbtee.uws.edu.au/mpce/ /(ARC DP160103488)
School of Humanities and Communication Arts
Western Sydney University, Australia
P +61 2 9685 9891  | F + 61 2 9685 9075
www.jasonensor.com




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