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Humanist Archives: Oct. 9, 2019, 7:43 a.m. Humanist 33.305 - library resident (NYU); postdoc (Toronto); tech consultant (Bates)

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    [1]    From: Zachary Coble 
           Subject: NYU Library Residency Program in Digital Scholarship Services (83)

    [2]    From: DHNetwork 
           Subject: University of Toronto Jackman Humanities Institute: 2020-21 Postdoc in DH and "Collectives" (apply by Nov. 15, 2019) (138)

    [3]    From: Michael Hanrahan 
           Subject: Job @ Bates (20)


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        Date: 2019-10-09 05:21:12+00:00
        From: Zachary Coble 
        Subject: NYU Library Residency Program in Digital Scholarship Services


NYU Libraries is hiring for a two year post-master's or postdoctoral
Library Resident to work in the Digital Scholarship Services department.

The position description is also available at
https://nyu.app.box.com/v/libraryresidency-dss

This position is part of NYU's Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Applicants will apply to the overall Fellowship at
https://apply.interfolio.com/67543.

Applications are due October 28.

Please get in touch if you have any questions.

Best,
Zach
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2020-2021 Library Residency Program (Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship)

NYU recognizes the value of diversity in creating an intellectually
vibrant and inclusive scholarly community. To that end, the Provost's
sponsored Library Residency Program supports promising scholars and
educators from diverse backgrounds whose life experience and research
experience will contribute meaningfully to academic excellence at NYU.

The 2020-2021 Resident will work in the Digital Scholarship Services
(DSS) at NYU Libraries. DSS helps NYU faculty, students, and staff
incorporate digital scholarship tools and methods into their research
and teaching. By helping scholars plan, analyze, visualize, store,
share, and publish their work, our services work across disciplines to
advance digital humanities and digital publishing at NYU and beyond.

Candidates who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
1) Individuals who have completed their MLS/MLIS within the last three
years; or
2) Individuals who have completed their Ph.D. within the last three
years or who will have completed their Ph.D. by September 1, 2020

The selection committee looks for evidence of scholarly achievement
(honors, awards, publications), commitment to library instruction,
experience working collaboratively to develop new initiatives, and the
potential to develop as a library professional. In particular,
applicants are encouraged to describe how they can support DSS efforts
in coordinating digital scholarship workshops and training, including
curriculum design, instruction, and training; outreach and community
engagement; and building a program to mentor and develop intern and\x{92}
graduate student staff.

Appointments are for two years and begin in September 2020. Fellows are
appointed as Assistant Curator/Faculty Fellow and receive salary; an
annual housing allowance; and research allowance and appropriate
professional development opportunities. The University also provides a
benefits package, including medical and dental coverage.

How to apply:

Please visit the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/67543
 and
complete your application. APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES ON OCTOBER 28,
2019. Please note that a mentorship plan is not required for the
application. Mentors will be assigned after acceptance into the
Fellowship. For additional information about the program and its FAQs,
please visit:
https://www.nyu.edu/life/diversity-nyu/diversity-resources/faculty-
resources/postdoctoral-and-transition.html

For more information about the NYU Libraries, please visit
https://library.nyu.edu and to learn about our values please read:
https://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/.
Any questions about the program, please contact Enrique Yanez, Assistant
Dean for Human Resources at NYU Libraries (enrique.yanez@nyu.edu

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender
Identity


Zach Coble
Head, Digital Scholarship Services
NYU Libraries
zach.coble@nyu.edu

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        Date: 2019-10-08 19:30:09+00:00
        From: DHNetwork 
        Subject: University of Toronto Jackman Humanities Institute: 2020-21 Postdoc in DH and "Collectives" (apply by Nov. 15, 2019)

DHN-JHI-CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow for 2020-21 (applications due November
15, 2019)*

The Jackman Humanities Institute
(https://humanities@utoronto.ca/, JHI) at the University of Toronto, 
with support from the Council of Library and Information Resources
(http://www.clir.org/, CLIR), offers a twelve-month Postdoctoral 
Fellowship in Digital Humanities with a focus on digital cultures and 
computational approaches to humanities research. The JHI DH Postdoctoral 
Fellow will have an established track record in their own discipline 
and/or the digital humanities. They will pursue their own research while 
at UofT, while working to foster the JHI's DH Network at UofT. They 
will receive training, research, and networking opportunities through CLIR.

The mandate of the JHI DH Network is to design and support initiatives
that raise awareness of and build upon UofT's existing strengths in the
digital humanities. In this context, digital humanities means the
communities and methods, tools, and platforms-based approaches often
associated with the term 'digital humanities'; and a broader agenda that
also encompasses interpretative or theoretical work on digitality, and a
wide variety of computational approaches to humanities research.

Responsibilities

The JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow will be supported to attend the CLIR's
Postdoctoral Fellowship program
(http://www.clir.org/fellowships/postdoc)'s
mandatory week-long seminar in early August 2020 at Bryn Mawr College
and other CLIR events. The JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow will draw upon
their disciplinary expertise and upon training provided by CLIR, the
JHI, and UofT Libraries to connect and strengthen DH projects across the
tri-campus university. Specifically, depending on their own skill set
and research interests, the JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow will:

   * establish and maintain online spaces where members of the DH Network
     can share information about their research and discuss matters of
     common interest;
   * run regular round-table discussions and workshops at the JHI and
     with UofT Libraries on digital humanities topics;
   * organize, facilitate, and participate in other tri-campus DH
     training initiatives;
   * facilitate introductions and connections between researchers within
     the DH Network;
   * in consultation with digital librarians, provide one-on-one and
     group consultancy to humanities researchers seeking to make use of
     infrastructure for digital scholarship in and beyond UofT;
   * participate in planning the future shape and directions of the DHN;
   * participate in weekly JHI fellows lunches every Thursday from the\x{92}
     beginning of September 2020 to the first week of May 2021.

The JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellowship is a twelve-month position, from 1
July 2020 to 30 June 2021, supervised by Professor Elspeth Brown
(Historical Studies). The JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow may seek additional
research supervision from within University of Toronto according to
their own interests. They will have access to equipment and
collaborative digital working space at JHI. This fellowship award
provides an annual stipend of $53,000 (CAD) plus benefits. The incumbent
is welcome to seek up to 1.0 FYE credits in teaching as a sessional
instructor with the appropriate unit(s) at the University of Toronto.
The JHI DH Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to pursue their own
research relevant to the JHI's annual theme of Collectives.

2020-2021 Annual Theme: Collectives

From political parties to literary coteries, from fan groups to sports
teams, from terrorist organizations to online groups, our collectives,
associations, and communities are multiform and complex. How do we band
together and why? In teaming up, how does membership of a collective
affect one's own agency and standing – what do we lose, what do we gain?
Can collectives truly be agents and how do group dynamics emerge? How do
we balance the interests between collectives, of individuals and
collectives, and of the individual within the collective?

Eligibility and Attributes

Applicants must have completed their doctorate within five years of the
beginning of the fellowship on 1 July 2020. Applicants who will defend
their thesis before the end of May 2020 are eligible, but a letter from
their supervisor or Chair may be requested. Any award will be
conditional on a successful defence. Applicants who received their Ph.D.
prior to 1 July 2015 are ineligible. Applicants who are graduates of
doctoral programs at the University of Toronto are eligible. This
position is not open to those who hold a tenure-track position.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellence in
teaching and research and have an established track record in the
digital humanities. They will understand the history, development, and
current state of the field; be able to assess institutional processes
and policies; be willing to work with a range of scholars in and outside
of their own field; desire to learn and pursue research in an
interdisciplinary, collaborative environment; and be committed to open
source development and open access scholarship.

The JHI Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities is open to
citizens of all countries. The University of Toronto is strongly
committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes
applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women,
Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others
who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Engagement
as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the
terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

Procedure

You must have an account on the JHI website to apply. Click on Calls for
Funding to see the description of the fellowship and application
procedures. Scroll to the bottom of this description, and then click
Apply Now to apply (starting 16 September 2019).

You will be asked to upload the following documents in your application:

   * Letter of Application, outlining your project proposal and its
     relevance to the annual theme, Collectives
   * Curriculum vitae
   * Statement of Digital Humanities Research Interest
   * Research Sample (a completed thesis chapter, published article of
     about 30 pages, or digital publication or portfolio)
     
All documents must be in .pdf format. The size limit for a complete
application including all four documents is 8 mb. If your application is
too large, you will see an error message; please adjust the size of your
files and try again. You will also be asked to provide the names and
email addresses of two referees, whom we will contact to request letters
of reference.

Deadline

All applications must be made online at www.humanities.utoronto.ca
(https://cac-word-edit.officeapps.live.com/we/www.humanities.utoronto.ca)
by *15 November 2019* at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). Faxed, emailed, and paper
applications will not be considered.

Questions?

About the fellowship: contact Professor Elspeth Brown at
elspeth.brown@utoronto.ca (mailto:elspeth.brown@utoronto.ca)

About the website: contact Dr. Kimberley Yates jhi.associate@utoronto.ca

--[3]------------------------------------------------------------------------
        Date: 2019-10-08 18:19:22+00:00
        From: Michael Hanrahan 
        Subject: Job @ Bates

Bates College seeks to hire an Academic Technology Consultant in Digital
Media Technologies. The successful candidate will contribute to the ongoing
efforts to support the curricular and scholarly uses of digital audio and
video across the disciplines.

For more details, please see the full job description
(https://apply.interfolio.com/69446).

--
Michael Hanrahan, PhD
Director of Curricular and Research Computing
Information & Library Services
Coram 109
Bates College
Lewiston, ME 04240
pronouns: he/him/his
o:  207.786.6386
c:  207.240.2698
w: http://mhanrahan.net



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