DH Specialist - The University of the Pacific

  • Posted on: 11 August 2015
  • By: nsumpter

The University of the Pacific seeks to hire a creative and collaborative Digital Humanities Specialist (DHS) to develop and manage strategies and infrastructure for curating digital and pre-digital content and data; provide computer programming support for projects; and author and/or co-author new digital humanities resources or scholarship.  This is a full-time 20-24 month pilot staff position. The DHS will work half-time contributing to the University Library’s archival and digital initiatives and half-time on an interdisciplinary NEH-funded Digital Humanities research project, Coptic SCRIPTORIUM. 

The DHS will report to Prof. Caroline T. Schroeder in the Department of Religious Studies and Michael Wurtz, the Head of Special Collections.  Qualifications are

  • 1) MA in Digital Humanities OR 2) MLIS from an accredited ALA program or MA in Archival Studies with demonstrated digital/technological training/certification OR 3) MA in a Humanities discipline or related field with demonstrated digital/technological training or certification.
  • Documented research and/or teaching experience in digital scholarship or pedagogy in a humanities discipline or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in web development and programming for research and/or teaching in the humanities or a related field (including archival studies and library and information science)

Full details are on the Coptic SCRIPTORIUM blog http://blog.copticscriptorium.org/2015/08/11/hiring/ .

To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/5822