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Humanist Archives: Aug. 13, 2022, 8:09 a.m. Humanist 36.126 - positions: Gothenburg; Weimar

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 126.
        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
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    [1]    From: Mats Fridlund <>
           Subject: JOB OFFERINGS: DH devvelopers in frontend development, data visualization & simulation (60)

    [2]    From: Christian Thomas (BBAW) <>
           Subject: [job] Researcher/Developer with TEI-XML background, Klassik Stiftung Weimar (43)

        Date: 2022-08-12 10:49:25+00:00
        From: Mats Fridlund <>
        Subject: JOB OFFERINGS: DH devvelopers in frontend development, data visualization & simulation

The Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) at University of Gothenburg
currently has three positions open for developers and research engineers
with a focus on frontend development, simulation, visualization, data
visualization or data analysis. For job descriptions see links below. CDH
is a dynamic workplace where all employees have good opportunities to
influence the work flow. The tasks are varied, and as a research engineer,
you have many opportunities for acquiring new and advanced subject area
knowledge as well as great scope for personal development and initiatives
of your own. We look forward to welcoming you to our work team; for more
information about us, please visit our website
<> and our research portal

CDH is a multidisciplinary research infrastructure which was established in
2015. CDH is open to researchers, teaching staff and doctoral students
working at the University of Gothenburg as well as at other Swedish and
international higher education institutions, research institutes and
cultural heritage organisations. In addition to expertise in several
humanities disciplines, we have expertise in digital technology and method
development, data management and digital knowledge theory. More specific
areas include: Digital text and data mining, textual analysis,
spatio-temporal data visualisation, 3D visualisations (object and spatial
contexts), AI and image recognition, virtual and augmented reality
simulation, agent-based simulations, historical environment modelling,
critical digital humanities, archive and interface design, information
modelling and data management for the humanities, network and cluster
analysis, and statistical analysis for the humanities.

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse
knowledge. 56 000 students and 6 600 employees make the university a large
and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study
programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new
knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better

*Research engineer (developer) specialising in front-end development*
*Research Engineer (developer) specialising in visualization*

*Research Engineer (developer) specialising in simulation, visualization,
and data analysis *


Mats Fridlund


Associate Professor in History of Science & Ideas
Deputy Director, Centre for Digital Humanities
Dept of Literature, History of Ideas & Religion
University of Gothenburg
PO Box 200, SE-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
Visiting address: Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6, Room C673

        Date: 2022-08-11 15:21:48+00:00
        From: Christian Thomas (BBAW) <>
        Subject: [job] Researcher/Developer with TEI-XML background, Klassik Stiftung Weimar

Dear humanist list members, with apologies for cross-posting, I would
like to point your attention to this job posting by the Klassik Stiftung

The Klassik Stiftung is looking for a Digital Humanities and Data
Curation professional to work in the context of three related projects,
e.g. the /Digitale Forum/, /Goethe LYRIK/, and /PROPYLÄEN –
Forschungsplattform zu Goethes Biographica/. The candidate should be
familiar with (TEI-)XML, have experience in semantic annotation of
research data, its transformation, integration and publication.
Preferred programming languages include Python, JavaScript, PHP or Perl;
knowledge in Java, Scala, Clojure or C# will be advantageous.

The term will run for 2 years, with an option to extend. The the
long-term project /Goethes Biographica/,,
has an estimated running time until 2039, and is one of the biggest
projects within German Academies Program (cf.

Please apply if until August 31 if you are interested, and spread the
word among your colleagues!

Best wishes, Christian Thomas

/NB/: The vacancy text is in German, and a fairly good command of German
is indeed required, e.g. to transform syntactic markup from
retro-digitised print volumes into semantic markup efficiently.

Christian Thomas
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (50%)
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
"A. v. Humboldt auf Reisen"; ehd,

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (50%)
Klassik Stiftung Weimar, Abteilung Digitale Editionen
PROPYLÄEN. Goethes Biographica,

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