[open-humanities] DiXiT Job at University of Oxford (Marie Curie ITN Experienced Researcher)

James Cummings James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk
Thu Dec 5 17:00:29 UTC 2013

Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.

IT Services at the University of Oxford would like to announce
that applications are now being accepted for a 20 month
experienced researcher fellowship position on the DiXiT project
funded as part of a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. The
post-holder should start on 1 April 2014 and will be responsible
for the analysis and improvements of technologies for the
creation and publication of digital scholarly editions. They will
be familiar with the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative
(TEI) and be skilled in using related technologies such as XSLT
to generate digital scholarly editions from TEI P5 XML source
files. The post-holder will contribute to the teaching at the
Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School and the DiXiT TEI
training workshop. For a full list of duties and criteria please
see the job description attached to the advert on the University
of Oxford recruitment website:


The EC funding for this position starts from £54,692 p.a.
(depending on employer deductions, personal circumstances, and
the exchange rate to be notified by the EC), which includes an
annual living allowance and a mobility allowance (to cover the
expenses associated with working in a different country).

*Eligibility Requirements:*
1) either be in possession of a doctoral degree, independently of
the time taken to acquire it, or have at least four years of
full-time equivalent research experience;
2) have less than five years of full-time equivalent research
experience; (posts that are not _research_ do not count against this)
3) not have lived in the UK for more than 12 months during the
past 3 years;
4) be willing, during the 20 month post, to undertake a 3 month
secondment to King's College London (United Kingdom) and a 3
month secondment to SyncRo Soft Ltd. (Romania).

*Application Process:*
Please note that applications from any qualified applicants,
regardless of gender, ethnicity or country of origin are welcome
if they meet the eligibility requirements. Applicants should
ensure they have completed both the following steps by midday on
11 December 2013:

1. Submitted a DiXiT project ER application to
dixit-info at uni-koeln.de see
http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/fellows.html for more information
2. Completed the University of Oxford online application process
from the job posting on the
website. Including having:
   a. Uploaded a full C.V.
   b. Provided contact details for two referees
   c. Uploaded a covering letter demonstrating how you meet both
the essential/desirable criteria listed in the further
particulars and the eligibility requirements
   d. Uploaded a copy of your DiXiT project ER application form

Informal enquiries concerning the post may be sent to Dr James
Cummings at james.cummings at it.ox.ac.uk.  The interviews are
expected to be held on Friday 17 January 2014.

Dr James Cummings, James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk
Academic IT Services, University of Oxford

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