Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 614. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2019-04-15 12:57:30+00:00 From: James Cummings
Subject: Manuscripts Collections Information Analyst job posting Manuscript Collections Information Analyst Collections and Research https://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=Job Details&partnerid=30160&siteid=5284&jobid=233127#jobDetails=233127_5284 Full Time Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE, UK Job Summary We believe great ideas can change the world and improve health for everyone. At Wellcome, we help great ideas to thrive by supporting scientists and researchers, taking on big problems, fuelling imaginations and sparking debate. We are seeking an experienced Manuscript Collections Information Analyst on a full time basis who will maximise the discoverability and accessibility of Wellcomes unique and distinctive manuscript collections by ensuring activity in relation to cataloguing, access, digitisation and related collections information functions is appropriately structured and prioritised. Additional info You will: Implement and develop a framework for manuscript description (across different languages and scripts) using TEI Commission the retro-conversion of legacy print catalogues relating to Wellcome's manuscript collections into TEI-encoded text, via contractor services and/or building partnerships with peer institutions Maintain an up-to-date awareness of new developments in professional standards and practice in manuscript curation, specifically in TEI and connected research trends in digital humanities, with a general awareness of developments across related sectors and disciplines (e.g. librarianship, archives, museums) Develop a high level of knowledge about Wellcome's manuscript collections Develop a strong working relationship with other members of Collections & Research, and across Wellcome Collection as a whole, and other Wellcome staff as appropriate Support the Collections Information Manager to lead and develop the Collections Information team, working closely together with the Team Leader and other colleagues with managerial roles within the team, and deputizing for the Collections Information Manager when necessary Undertake occasional evening and weekend work, as required Please see full job description here Experience & Skills Essential High level of knowledge and experience of using TEI for manuscript description Excellent skills in manuscript codicology and bibliographical research Language and palaeographical skills in at least one non-European language (and related scripts) represented in the Wellcome manuscript collections e.g. Arabic, Sanskrit, Chinese, Persian, Ottoman Turkish, Hindi Desirable Reading skills in several languages other than English represented in the Wellcome manuscript collections Experience of relevant software and digital communication services, including oXygen (or equivalent XML editing software), GitHub, and website content management systems Ability to apply and adapt knowledge and experience from one domain across different types of manuscripts, different languages, or different formats of material · Familiarity with UK legislative and ethical frameworks relating to collections information and access, e.g. cultural sensitivity or intellectual property rights Education & Qualifications Post-graduate qualification in a relevant field Appointment Type: Fixed Term Division: Culture and Society Sub Department: Collections and Research Salary: C£38k Duration: 24 months (2 years) Number of Positions: 1 Interview Timing: 20th May Applications to be received by 1159pm on 07-May-2019 _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.org List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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