[Humanist] 31.423 archivist (Royal Irish Academy); Instructor (Seattle); asst prof (Arizona)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 423.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Natalie Harrower <N.Harrower at ria.ie>                      (47)
        Subject: Job Vacancy for a Digital Archivist at the Digital
                Repository of Ireland (Deadline 30 Nov 2017)

  [2]   From:    "Klimanova, Liudmila - (klimanova)"                       (13)
                <klimanova at email.arizona.edu>
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Humanities & Intercultural Competence,
                Tenure Track

  [3]   From:    "Fehrenbacher, Richard" <fehrenbacher at seattleu.edu>       (15)
        Subject: Seattle University: Instructor, Digital Technology and

        Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:22:23 +0000
        From: Natalie Harrower <N.Harrower at ria.ie>
        Subject: Job Vacancy for a Digital Archivist at the Digital Repository of Ireland (Deadline 30 Nov 2017) 

The Digital Repository of Ireland is hiring! Info below, feel free to distribute.

Post Title:  Digital Archivist, Atlantic Philanthropies Archives Project
Location:  Digital Repository of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin
Position:  Contract Post - 30 month, fulltime, specific purpose contract
Closing Date:  30th November 2017 at 4:00pm
Full job spec:  https://www.ria.ie/news/digital-repository-ireland-vacancies/vacancy-digital-archivist

This is a 30-month special purpose contract for a Digital Archivist with specific responsibility for the Atlantic Philanthropies Archives Project at the Digital Repository of Ireland. The successful candidate will be a core member of DRI staff, and is responsible for developing guidelines, collection structures, ingest schedules and metadata policies for the project, as well as for the hands-on creation of metadata and ingestion of digital objects into the DRI. The successful candidate should be in a position by 1 February 2018.

Key Accountabilities
• Reporting to the DRI Director and working closely with the Atlantic Archives Project Lead, DRI Digital Archivist, and other members of DRI staff to deliver a successful and timely project.
• Maintaining and developing relationships and workflows with project partners at Cornell University Libraries and Atlantic Philanthropies
• Hands-on digital asset preparation, metadata annotation, data ingestion into the DRI repository, data and metadata format shifting
• Collaborating with the Project Lead to develop exhibitions based on Atlantic Archival materials, and to support related events.
• Interfacing with DRI staff (from technical through policy and education) for skills and expertise exchange
• Any other duties as assigned

Essential Criteria
• A degree level qualification in library, information, archival studies or a related discipline
• Skills and expertise in more than one of the following: archives and libraries, digital preservation, digital curation, metadata, content management and organisation, digital access and access rights,
• Experience working with at least one of: Dublin Core, MARC 21, MODs, EAD
• Experience preparing digital assets, metadata annotation, data and metadata format shifting and manipulation, data ingestion, copyright clearance
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Experience of working in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate flexibly as a member of this cross-disciplinary team.

Desirable Criteria
• Postgraduate qualification in library, information or archival studies or a related discipline
• Understanding of Ireland and Northern Ireland’s social, political and economic environment in from the mid-1980s to the present
• Understanding of website functionality and skill in online exhibition development
• Experience organising public events
• Basic understanding of application programming interfaces (APIs)
• Demonstrable skills in report/guideline writing, editing

The salary scale is a seven-point Senior Program Manager scale, from €43,300 - €57,599 per annum.  Candidates should note that entry will be at the minimum of the scale in accordance with the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2013 and therefore will not be subject to negotiation. Remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.


Completed applications consisting of one electronic copy (with both documents contained in one MS Word or one PDF file) must be submitted by e-mail to c.maguire at ria.ie<mailto:c.maguire at ria.ie>  in the order as set out below:

• A brief cover letter including a personal statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post and how you would deliver the responsibilities to a high standard. (max 2 pages)
• A curriculum vitae summarising your qualifications and relevant experience (max 4 pages)
Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in their application.  The closing date for applications is 30th November 2017 at 16:00. Late applications will not be considered.

Interviews are expected to take place mid December.

For full job specification, please see: https://www.ria.ie/news/digital-repository-ireland-vacancies/vacancy-digital-archivist

For more information on the Digital Repository of Ireland, please see: http://dri.ie/about


Dr. Natalie Harrower
Director, Digital Repository of Ireland
Royal Irish Academy
n.harrower at ria.ie<mailto:n.harrower at ria.ie> | @natalieharrower
www.dri.ie<http://www.dri.ie> | @dri_ireland

        Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:45:36 +0000
        From: "Klimanova, Liudmila - (klimanova)" <klimanova at email.arizona.edu>
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Humanities & Intercultural Competence, Tenure Track
        In-Reply-To: <C8663F19C4639E4CAA4B7C2B1170C29130D67C7D at UCMAILA8.ad.uc.edu>

Assistant Professor, 
Humanities & Intercultural Competence, 
Tenure Track
University of Arizona

The College of Humanities in collaboration with the Office of Global Initiatives at the University of Arizona is filling two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with expertise in intercultural competence. Each successful candidate will have an academic home in one of the following College of Humanities units: Africana Studies, East Asian Studies, French & Italian, German Studies, Public & Applied Humanities, Spanish & Portuguese, Religious Studies & Classics, and/or Russian & Slavic Studies. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in hand at time of appointment. In addition to expertise in intercultural competence, specialization in one or more of the following areas is desired: intercultural competence assessment, international education and student mobility, social justice and social movements, critical race studies, human rights, cultural studies, transcultural studies, and digital humanities. You can learn more about the College of Humanities at the University of Arizona through our website, http://humanities.arizona.edu.

College of Humanities | University of Arizona

General information about the college and contacts.

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Dr. Suzanne Panferov at panferov at email.arizona.edu. To apply, please visit the following website: https://uacareers.com/postings/22762.

Liudmila Klimanova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of SLA and Technology
College of Humanities
The University of Arizona

        Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:19:12 +0000
        From: "Fehrenbacher, Richard" <fehrenbacher at seattleu.edu>
        Subject: Seattle University: Instructor, Digital Technology and Cultures
        In-Reply-To: <C8663F19C4639E4CAA4B7C2B1170C29130D67C7D at UCMAILA8.ad.uc.edu>

The School of New and Continuing Studies at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track instructor. The appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal, beginning September 1, 2018. The interdisciplinary B.A. in Digital Technology and Cultures focuses on humanistic inquiry into digital culture and applied technology skills. Though the degree is offered in online and hybrid format for post-traditional students, the successful candidate must relocate to the Seattle area.

The Instructor of Digital Technology and Cultures will be responsible for developing course content in online and hybrid formats, teaching, faculty advising, and service.

The ideal candidate will have a teaching/research specialization in the theory and production of digital, new, and emerging media, with expertise in teaching digital cultural studies, new and social media production, digital storytelling, and history of text technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:  A doctoral degree and/or MFA and academic expertise in one or more of the following fields: Digital Humanities; Cultural Studies with a focus on technology; New Media; Digital Arts, or a related field. The candidate must be able to teach media production classes in digital imaging, data visualization, and 3D modelling using media production tools like Adobe Creative Suite, Tableau, and Unity.

Preferred Qualifications:  In addition, the candidate will possess a combination of these qualifications: experience creating courses and teaching in online and hybrid formats, and a demonstrated record of excellence as a teacher.

Seattle U Description:  Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2017” ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions:  Submit applications online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers/  including a cover letter, creative portfolio, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references who can assess the candidate’s professional and academic qualifications.  Recommendation letters may be requested electronically following submission of application. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017. Open until filled.

Rick Fehrenbacher, Ph.D. | Dean
Director, Center for Digital Learning and Innovation
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA  98122-1090
Office: (206) 220-8269

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