[Humanist] 30.214 wanted: Senior Technical Officer (Maynooth)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 214.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:36:43 +0100
        From: Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman at gmail.com>
        Subject: Senior Technology Officer, An Foras Feasa (Ireland)

We are seeking a creative and dedicated Senior Technical Officer with 
knowledge of and experience in methodologies used in the fields of 
Digital Humanities, Digital Heritage, Digital Libraries or related 
fields. This position provides an exciting opportunity for the selected 
candidate to join a vibrant and growing team and contribute to research 
and teaching undertaken in An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University (Ireland).

Some recent projects include Letters of 1916, Ireland'™s first public 
humanities project, and Contested Memories: The Battle of Mount Street 
Bridge which has been developed as a Virtual World, with content 
currently being repurposed as an Augmented Reality application for 
secondary school students. Other projects include The Versioning Machine 
and #dariahTeach. An Foras Feasa is a member of the DIXiT Digital 
Scholarly Editing network, the Virtual Heritage Network (Ireland), and 
the Virtual Worlds Consortium.

The post holder will be expected to have skills and qualifications in 
one or more of the following Digital Humanities methodologies, including 
but not limited to: information design, data analysis, data modelling, 
and data discovery. The successful candidate is expected to provide 
technical guidance, solution, and maintenance for existing An Foras 
Feasa Digital Humanities projects. The position also provides an 
opportunity to work with other staff members on funding applications as 
well as time to pursue their own research agenda. The post holder may 
also participate in digital humanities teaching and training at Maynooth 
University, including module lecturing, thesis co-supervision, and 
internship mentoring as part of the MA in Digital Humanities and the MSc 
in Spatial eHumanities programmes.

This is a three year contract post (application deadline 7 August)
For further information about the role and how to apply please see our 
Human Resources page 

Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare

email: susan.schreibman at nuim.ie
phone: +353 1 708 3451
fax:  +353 1 708 4797

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