Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 618. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com  From: Geoffrey Rockwell
Subject: Postdoc in Meta-analysis of Gambling Research (66)  From: Romphf, Joshua Subject: Immersive Technologies Librarian Position at the University of Rochester (120) -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-04-17 19:53:20+00:00 From: Geoffrey Rockwell Subject: Postdoc in Meta-analysis of Gambling Research Postdoctoral Position in Political science /Meta-analysis of Gambling Research in Australia, Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and New Zealand from 1996-2019./ The Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to work on a project between May 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020. The successful applicant will work in the Department of Political Science under the supervision of the AGRI Research Chair in Gambling Policy. The project requires statistical analysis of meta-data and visualization of two bodies of bibliometric data from five countries between 1996 and 2020, together with analysis of key pieces of grey literature and a description of the project methodology. The successful applicant will co-author a book based on the results of this research with the primary investigators. The annual stipend is in the range of $52 -54,000.00 CDN, depending on prior experience, plus Research travel for two conference presentations (one national and one international) and software licensing up to $5000 (inclusive). The successful candidate for the PDF will have: ·PhD in digital humanities or computer science with advanced training in mathematics, statistical analysis, coding and visualization techniques. ·Experience and interest in working with social science and humanities research methods and frameworks of understanding (eg. Science and Technology Studies, History and Philosophy of Science, Digital Humanities and Humanities Computing); ·Excellent oral and written communication skills; ·Self-motivated and able to meet deadlines; ·Proven skills in organization, project management, and academic writing. *To Apply:* Interested candidates should forward a CV, the names and contact information of three references, and a cover letter outlining suitability for the position and substantial plans for research during the tenure of the PDF to: Dr. Fiona Nicoll firstname.lastname@example.org For inquiries about the position, contact the Chair at email@example.com *Closing date:* Position open until filled. We will begin reviewing applications on *April 20, 2019.* *We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.* The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply. -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: 2019-04-17 05:12:46+00:00 From: Romphf, Joshua Subject: Immersive Technologies Librarian Position at the University of Rochester Immersive Technologies Librarian University of Rochester, River Campus Libraries Job ID: 214618 https://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ Position Summary: The Immersive Technologies Librarians primary focus is the creation of Studio X, a program and space for students, staff, and faculty to augmented, extended, mixed, and virtual reality (XR) and related technologies. The purpose of Studio X is to inspire innovative and interdisciplinary engagement, and to facilitate the development of a rich community of practice for XR, an area that is a strategic research priority at the University of Rochester. With the support of a range of collaborators within the libraries and beyond, the Immersive Technologies a Librarian designs and delivers an exploratory program that introduces students and faculty to tools, approaches, and technologies that make up XR, with an eye towards transforming coursework, inspiring new research directions, and providing support to innovative student and faculty projects. The Immersive Technologies Librarian will be part of a team designing Studio X, which is set to open in 2020, and will take on the responsibility of designing and bringing programming and support services into the space. The Immersive Technologies Librarian joins the Digital Scholarship Lab, a team already consulting on XR projects and is deeply engaged in innovative research and teaching. This role has as peers Outreach Librarians already providing on-ramp programming on a range of research and technology skills. These peers will join forces with the Immersive Technologies Librarian to find key curricular connections, and partner on creating and delivering XR programming initiatives. Responsibilities: XR Workshops, Events, Training, and other Academic Programming * In collaboration with Outreach Librarians, Digital Scholarship Lab colleagues, and other collaborators, design and implement a learning and exploration program in XR technologies, methodologies, and critical theoretical approaches that meets the needs of students and faculty across disciplines * Explore connections with the curriculum * Build relationships with key faculty with research and teaching interests in XR to explore potential programs and initiatives * Design and implement learning opportunities for library staff in order to build XR capacity in current and potential collaborators XR and Digital Scholarship Consultation * Consult with faculty interested in utilizing XR technologies and methodologies in their research * Participate in interdisciplinary project teams in support of digital scholarship projects * Explore ways to offer consultation and one-on-one support services through Studio X, with support from leadership across the libraries as required XR Student Employee Management * Mentor student-employees supporting Studio X programming and projects * Design and deliver training for student employees supporting XR across the libraries Studio X Space Management * Help consult on the design, development, and maintenance of the Studio space * Assess programming and activities to meet evolving needs of faculty and students engaged in XR Professional Development * Stay current of trends in XR and emerging digital scholarship technologies, tools, and methodologies * Maintain good knowledge of existing exemplary work, projects, best practices, conferences, professional literature, and key players in XR and XR support * Share key learning as appropriate with DSL and Outreach colleagues Miscellaneous Duties * Participate in and support fundraising and grant writing initiatives * Participate in and contributes towards River Campus Libraries and University committees, meetings, and events * Contribute to the profession through active participation in conferences, associations, research, writing, etc. * Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications: * Post-graduate degree in library and information science from an A.L.A.-accredited institution, or equivalent degree and experience * Outstanding interpersonal skills and abilities * Ability to working both independently and collaboratively in a team environment * Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills * Experience with XR * Instructional skills * Willingness to learn and explore new and emerging technologies * Self-starter who flexible, creative, and open to new challenges * Strong commitment to diversity Preferred Qualification & Competencies: * Experimentation with digital tools and methods in research and/or teaching * Project management * Grant writing When applying online please submit cover letter & resume as one PDF document. Josh Romphf Programmer Digital Scholarship Lab River Campus Libraries / University of Rochester 585.276.6813 firstname.lastname@example.org Attachments: Immersive Technologies Librarian UofR.pdf: https://dhhumanist.org/att/60596/att00/ _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com 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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