[Humanist] 26.336 job at Trinity Dublin, Olympics studentship, fellowship in bibliography

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 336.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    David Gants <davidgants at comcast.net>                      (98)
        Subject: 2013 BSA Fellowship Announcement

  [2]   From:    Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>                           (20)
        Subject: Job Opening: Software Engineer for Digital Repository of

  [3]   From:    Andrew Prescott <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>               (55)
        Subject: Studentship

        Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:45:13 -0400
        From: David Gants <davidgants at comcast.net>
        Subject: 2013 BSA Fellowship Announcement

The Bibliographical Society of America
2013 Fellowship Program Announcement
The BSA invites applications for its sixth annual Katharine Pantzer Senior
Fellowship in Bibliography and the British Book Trades as well as its annual
short-term fellowship program, all of which support bibliographical inquiry
and research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.
Eligible topics may concentrate on books and documents in any field, but
should focus on the book or manuscript (the physical object) as historical
evidence. Such topics may include establishing a text or studying the
history of book production, publication, distribution, collecting, or
reading. Thanks to the generosity of donors, certain special fellowships
support research in particular areas of study. Applicants should therefore
read the fellowship titles and guidelines here to determine project
eligibility and fit. Please note: these fellowships do not support
enumerative bibliography (i.e. the preparation of lists). Individuals who
have not received support in the previous five years will be given
preference. All fellowships require a project report within one year of
receipt of the award, and a copy of any subsequent publications resulting
from the project, to be sent to the BSA.
I. Fellowships:
--The Senior Katharine Pantzer Fellowship ($6,000); Supports research in
topics relating to book production and distribution in Britain during the
hand-press period as well as studies of authorship, reading, and collecting
based on the examination of British books published in that period, with a
special emphasis on descriptive bibliography.
--The BSA-ASECS Fellowship for Bibliographical Studies in the Eighteenth
Century ($3,000); Recipients must be a member of the American Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies at the time of the award.
--The BSA Fellowship in Cartographical Bibliography ($3000); Supports
projects dealing with all aspects of the history, presentation, printing,
design, distribution, and reception of cartographical documents from
Renaissance times to the present, with a special emphasis on
eighteenth-century cartography
--The BSA-Mercantile Library Fellowship in North American Bibliography
--The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography ($2,000); Supports
projects in the history and development of bibliography and/or the book
trade before 1900.
--The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book Trades ($2,000);
Supports bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the
book trades and publishing history in Britain.

--The McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography of Printing in
Canada and the United States: the Gift of Donald Oresman ($2,000).
--The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book
in the Americas ($2,000).
--BSA General Fellowships ($2,000); The Society also offers a number of
unnamed fellowships supporting bibliographical research as described above.
II. Application Guidelines:
Applications are due Dec 15 of each year. We regret that we cannot consider
late or incomplete submissions. Applications should include the following
1) application form, available at http://www.bibsocamer.org/fellows.htm;
2) project proposal of no more than 1000 words;
3) applicant curriculum vitae;
4) two signed letters of recommendation on official letterhead submitted
independently by referees. Letters submitted electronically as a signed PDF
via e-mail are preferable, although postal submissions will be accepted. We
ask that recommenders use the subject line ³Recommendation for [Applicant
Name]² that is, ³Recommendation for Chris Smith.²
Complete all application components (including an attached Project
Description and curriculum vitae), save them in a recent version of
Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or PDF (preferable), and e-mail the full
package to the Society Secretary at fellowships at bibsocamer.org. It is
preferable to submit the application package as a single file with the
subject line ³[Applicant Name]: BSA Fellowship,² that is, ³Chris Smith: BSA
Fellowship.² This application package and two supporting letters of
recommendation must be received by 15 December 2012. We regret that we
cannot consider late or incomplete applications. Applicants are advised to
request recommendation letters well in advance and to direct referees to the
BSA site (http://www.bibsocamer.org/fellows.htm) for guidance.
NOTE: The Society has added an on-line application form as a simpler
alternative to e-mail or postal submission:
This page features fill-in fields for all the information contained in the
traditional application form as well as buttons for electronically
submitting curriculum vitae and Project Description files.
For more information, contact the Society Secretary at
fellowships at bibsocamer.org.

        Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:11:49 +0100
        From: Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: Job Opening: Software Engineer for Digital Repository of Ireland

Trinity College Dublin is recruiting for a Software Engineer for the Digital Repository of Ireland.

• Post Status: Contract up to up to 31st August, 2015
• Post Summary: Developing and deploying advanced IT systems as part of the Digital Repository Ireland (DRI)
• Department/Faculty: High Performance & Research Computing, ISS
• Location: Lloyd Building, Main Campus, Trinity College Dublin
• Salary: This post will be made on the Administrative Officer 3/2 in line with current Government Pay Policy
• Closing Date: 12 Noon on Friday 5th October, 2012

Application details are available at the link below.
Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.
More details are available at http://www.tchpc.tcd.ie/node/1077 .

--- Shawn Day
--- Digital Humanities Observatory (RIA),
--- Academy House,
--- 19 Dawson Street
--- Dublin 2  IRELAND
--- about.me/shawnday
--- Tel:  +353 (0)1 609 0696
--- s.day at dho.ie<mailto:s.day at dho.ie>
--- http://dho.ie
--- @iridium

        Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 14:55:51 +0100
        From: Andrew Prescott <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Studentship

> From: Bussie Awosanya
> Sent: 28 September 2012 09:29
> Subject: ANN: Archiving the Games - AHRC Studentship readvertisement

"Archiving the Games: collecting, storing and disseminating the London 
2012 knowledge legacy"

The School of School of Sport, Tourism & The Outdoors, in collaboration 
with The British Library in London, wishes to appoint a suitable 
candidate for an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD 
studentship.  The project, which is funded by a full-time three-year 
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA), seeks to ensure a legacy for 
materials related to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games that are 
available at the British Library and other archive sources. The research 
degree student appointed will investigate the challenges associated with 
managing and disseminating materials associated with large cultural and 
sporting events including the practical issues involved in the 
identification and cataloguing of content distributed across a number of 
different organisations.

The studentship is tenable for up to 3 years for a PhD (via MPhil route) 
[subject to satisfactory progress].  The studentship will cover the cost 
of tuition fees for UK/EU residents and provide a maintenance grant of
£13,590 pa with a further allowance from The British Library of £1000 pa.
  EU applicants may apply but may only be eligible for tuition fee support.
  Due to funding restrictions this studentship will not be open to 
international applicants. The successful applicant will start on 1 
January 2013.

Applicants should have a very good Upper Second (2:1) class honours 
degree in a relevant subject (e.g. librarianship, information science, 
record and archive studies, museum studies, history or sport studies) 
and preferably have a postgraduate qualification or equivalent 
experience in librarianship, information science, records or archives.

The student will spend approximately 12 months of their three-year 
studentship working with The British Library’s content and collections 
in London. The student will be provided with a dedicated workstation, 
including PC and relevant software, whilst at The British Library. The 
British Library will also provide a personalised training programme to 
supplement that provided for research degree students at UCLan.

Requests for an application pack (quoting the reference number RS12-04) 
should be directed to the Graduate Research School Office. Tel: 01772
895082 or email: researchdegrees at uclan.ac.uk

Informal enquiries about the project can be made to either Professor 
John Horne (Central Lancashire) by emailing jdhorne at uclan.ac.uk or Jude 
England(The British Library) jude.england at bl.uk.

Closing Date for Applications:   Friday 02 November 2012
Proposed Interview Date:         Thursday 06 December 2012

Professor Andrew Prescott FRHistS
Head of Department
Department of Digital Humanities
King's College London
26-29 Drury Lane
London WC2B 5RL
+44 (0)20 7848 2651

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