[Humanist] 28.791 fellowship at the Fairbank Center, Harvard

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 791.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 15:47:17 +0000
        From: Song Chen <songchen at post.harvard.edu>
        Subject: Job: 2015-16 Fairbank Center Fellowship in Chinese Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Dear all,

The John K. Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University announces a special fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year for a scholar with expertise in the digital humanities and/or social sciences.  This will be a 10-month fellowship beginning in September 2015. The annual fellowship stipend will be $50,000 plus benefits. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and hosting websites (including a familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Javascript), maintaining online databases (MySQL or PostgreSQL), some experience coding for the web (PHP or any other web scripting language), experience working with Git code repositories or other version control system, be familiar with data analysis software (Python, STATA, MATLAB, R), and understand the principles behind the functioning of web APIs.

Applications are welcome from 1) those with a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies (in any area of the humanities or social sciences, in 2010 or later) or 2) other advanced degree in computer science or computer engineering, with some knowledge of Chinese Studies. All requirements for the degree must be completed by July 1, 2015. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Additional details are available in the official posting: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/6018

Please feel free to share widely in and beyond the DH community.

Song Chen

CHEN Song 陳松
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138

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