[Humanist] 29.88 studentship at De Montfort; postdoc at Arizona State

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 88.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Gabriel Egan <mail at gabrielegan.com>                       (34)
        Subject: PhD scholarship

  [2]   From:    Jacqueline Hettel <Jacqueline.Hettel at asu.edu>             (29)
        Subject: Job Announcement--Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities
                at Arizona State University

        Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:53:24 +0100
        From: Gabriel Egan <mail at gabrielegan.com>
        Subject: PhD scholarship
        In-Reply-To: <20150609112737.BAC73B49 at digitalhumanities.org>

PhD Scholarship on "Library and Dramatic Adaptation: New
Approaches and New Kinds of Evidence"

De Montfort University's School of Humanities in the Faculty
of Art, Design and Humanities is offering a full PhD scholarship
commencing October 2015. The Centre for Adaptations and Centre
for Textual Studies invite applications invited in the area of
adaptations and the new technologies, ranging from the adaptations
of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, to Austen, Dickens, Gothic
adaptations, or more recent work. The proposed PhD project will
bring together the study of adaptation with computational methods
and training will be offered in the computational methods to be employed.

For a more detailed description of the scholarship and the
subject area at DMU please visit


or contact Deborah Cartmell <djc at dmu.ac.uk> or Gabriel Egan 
<gegan at dmu.ac.uk>

In offering this scholarship the University aims to further develop
its proven research strengths in adaptations and textual studies.
It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate of exceptional
promise to contribute to a stimulating, world-class research

Applications are invited from UK or EU students with a Master's
degree or good first degree (First, 2:1 or equivalent) in a
relevant subject. Doctoral scholarships are available for up to
three years full-time study starting October 2015 and provide
a bursary of ca. 14,057 GBP per year in addition to University
tuition fees.

To receive an application pack, please contact Morgan Erdlenbruch
via email at Morgan.Erdlenbruch at dmu.ac.uk. Completed applications
should be returned together with two supporting references.

Please quote ref: DMU Research Scholarships 2015: ADH FB1.

CLOSING DATE: 30th June 2015. Interviews will follow on a date
to be confirmed.

Gabriel Egan

        Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 17:54:03 +0000
        From: Jacqueline Hettel <Jacqueline.Hettel at asu.edu>
        Subject: Job Announcement--Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at Arizona State University
        In-Reply-To: <20150609112737.BAC73B49 at digitalhumanities.org>

Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities—(Job 11204) 

The School of Historical, Philosophical, & Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time, benefits eligible, digital humanities Postdoctoral Fellow. Under guidance of the principal investigators for the SocialScribe project on annotation, history, and time-based media, the successful candidate will take on the following leadership roles in the project: manage server side programming for the project, write code that will conduct program components into a Drupal web app for stand-off annotation, and further the mission of public history and digital humanities research at ASU.  The successful candidate will also collaborate with public history & Nexus Lab to transform the existing SocialScribe prototype into a sustainable, scalable web application; collaborate on the SocialScribe research project, including the refinement of analytical and curatorial tools, technology, etc. to contribute to research team achieving goals; collaborate on prototype demonstration projects for use by others; provide documentation.

This is a fixed-term, fiscal year (12 month) appointment with no tenure implications. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources and the needs of the project. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2015.

Minimum and desired qualifications can be demonstrated through formal or informal educational settings.

Minimum qualifications:

  *   Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a humanities or social science field, education, digital humanities, or information science at time of appointment
  *   Demonstrated experience with object-oriented programming and other web-scripting languages such as PHP, Javascript, Ruby-on-Rails, etc.
  *   Experience working in an interdisciplinary humanities and/or social science environment
  *   Strong written/oral communication skills
  *   Practical and theoretical experience implementing and researching qualitative research methods, including (but not limited to) oral history, linguistic interviews, sociological field surveys, or comparable studies.

Desired qualifications:

  *   Demonstrated experience developing/administering programs, events, and collaborative research projects
  *   Experience with new media and technology applications for research and development in digital technologies
  *   Experience working on grant-funded projects

To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) a cover letter, 2) CV/resume and 3) contact information for three references (name, email, phone number). The application should be submitted electronically as a single PDF to shprsjob at asu.edu<mailto:shprsjob at asu.edu> with “Digital Humanities Postdoc” in the subject line. Application review will begin on June 19, 2015, if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check in required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.hml  https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Jacqueline Hettel, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
IHR Nexus Lab for Digital Humanities and Transdisciplinary Informatics
Arizona State University
Assistant Editor
Linguistic Atlas Projects

email: jacqueline.hettel at asu.edu<mailto:jacqueline.hettel at asu.edu>
twitter: @jacquehettel

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