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Humanist Archives: Sept. 21, 2022, 7:38 a.m. Humanist 36.177 - lectureship+RA position (Cologne); asst. directorship (Princeton)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 177.
        Department of Digital Humanities, University of Cologne
                      Hosted by DH-Cologne
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    [1]    From: Øyvind Eide <>
           Subject: Open position in Cologne (25)

    [2]    From: Meredith Martin <>
           Subject: Assistant Director Position at Princeton CDH (114)

        Date: 2022-09-18 16:41:48+00:00
        From: Øyvind Eide <>
        Subject: Open position in Cologne

Dear all,

at the Department for Digital Humanities in Cologne a four year position as a
senior lecturer and research associate is open. We would love to a see numerous
applications from people with diverse backgrounds. There are many different
points of connection to the many-facetted research in digital humanities at the
University of Cologne.

All the best,


Prof. Dr. Øyvind Eide
Institut für Digital Humanities — Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche
Universität zu Köln
D-50931 Köln

Büro: Universitätsstraße 22, Raum 1.02 (1 OG)
fon: +49.221.470.1752 (Vorzimmer .4430)

        Date: 2022-09-18 06:18:42+00:00
        From: Meredith Martin <>
        Subject: Assistant Director Position at Princeton CDH

Assistant Director Position
Center for Digital Humanities
Princeton University


This is a permanent line, no grant-funding required. If you read the
job description and anyone comes to mind please, please encourage them
to apply.

Thank you!

The Center for Digital Humanities (CDH) seeks an Assistant Director to
help accelerate impactful and ethical research at the intersections of
data, computation and the humanities at Princeton. As a collaborative
and strategic thinker, the Assistant Director will bring expertise in
digital humanities program design and administration, project
management, and software development to expand current programs and
launch new initiatives. The Assistant Director may serve as PI or co-PI
on faculty collaborations or (with University approval) on
externally-funded grants. The Assistant Director is expected to
contribute to digital humanities scholarship through publications,
presentations and outreach to the community. This position qualifies for
20% R&D time.

   * Overseeing the CDH Grants and Fellowships Program
       o Runs sponsored project intake process (CFPs, publicity, evaluation)
       o Onboards grantees, provides project management and
         implementation guidance, tracks project progress and assesses
       o Develops collaborative grants or programs with campus partners.
       o Consults with Princeton faculty on grant applications for both
         internal and external funding.
   * Coordinating Princeton’s Humanities Research Software Engineering
     (RSE) Community
       o Works closely with campus partners to facilitate the successful
         expansion of the humanities RSE community at Princeton
       o Helps determine staffing models, participates in recruitment,
         hiring and onboarding of humanities RSEs
       o Works with faculty PIs and other stakeholders to design, scope,
         and staff projects
       o Provides high-level project management oversight for humanities
         RSE projects
   * Overseeing CDH Educational and Curricular Initiatives
       o Helps determine priorities for CDH programs and initiatives for
         Princeton graduate and undergraduate students
   * Overseeing CDH Postdoctoral Fellows program
       o Helps recruit, hire, onboard and oversee work of postdocs based
         at CDH
       o Collaborates with departments and other campus partners to
         expand DH postdoc community at Princeton
   * Staff Management
       o Serves as indirect supervisor for humanities RSEs campus-wide
       o Supervises CDH postdoc(s)
       o May supervise CDH staff working on graduate and undergrad
   * Research and Development
       o Maintains an active research profile, publishes and presents at
         academic venues, and contributes to digital humanities
         scholarship at Princeton and beyond.

/Required Qualifications/

   * Advanced degree and postgraduate research experience in the
     humanities, social sciences, or a related discipline (MA required)
   * Minimum work experience: 4-6 years in a DH, academic or research
     library setting
   * Proven success managing or coordinating a range of digital
     humanities projects
   * Demonstrated familiarity with emerging data-driven and computational
     methods for research (such as quantitative and algorithmic methods,
     text mining, image analysis, network analysis, dataset curation,
     humanities mapping, critical big data studies).
   * Knowledge on current trends in software development tools,
     techniques, and programming languages used in humanities research.
   * Demonstrated success working with diverse teams (faculty, graduate
     students, undergraduates, library staff, technologists,
     administrators) from various divisions of a university or college
   * Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills and ability to
     manage multiple priorities
   * Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to make
     presentations to faculty, staff, leadership

/Preferred Qualifications/

   * Experience supervising staff at various levels
   * Experience working with a nationally or internationally known
     digital humanities center or project
   * Successful grant-writing experience

Please provide a cover letter along with your application materials.

This position is based on campus and allows for flexible work
arrangements in accordance with University policy.

Preliminary review for this position will begin on Monday, October 17,
2022. Please contact
<> with any questions.

Apply for this position on the Princeton University Careers website

Meredith Martin
Department of English
Center for Digital Humanities 
Princeton University

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