[open-humanities] Job: Post-doctoral Research Associate: Animating Text Newcastle University project

James Cummings James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 27 12:28:00 UTC 2017

Reminder: Excellent postdoc at Newcastle University on a 
scholarly digital editing project!
Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.

James Cummings (Moving to Newcastle University)


Post-doctoral Research Associate: Animating Text Newcastle 
University project

Location:    Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary:    £29,301 to £31,076 per annum (with potential
progression to £38,183).
Hours:    Full Time
Contract Type:    Fixed-Term/Contract (36 Months)
Closing Date:    7th July 2017


The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics is 
seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate (full-time) 
to work on a University-funded Project: 'Animating Text at 
Newcastle University' for 3 years. You will work with Professor 
Jennifer Richards and Dr James Cummings in the School of English 
Literature, Language and Linguistics and with Professor Paul 
Watson at the Digital Institute.

Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience of 
working with digital technologies, and a track record of 
initiating and conducting cross disciplinary research. The 
post-holder will be required to research, prototype and evaluate 
data models and process models for scholarly editing; to 
communicate this research to the AtNU team and to contribute to 
the development of a series of pilot projects; to contribute to 
the development of research grant applications to RCUK and other 
funders; and to contribute to the supervision of postgraduate 
students. Applicants will have a PhD (awarded or submitted) in 
using or developing Digital Technology for the Humanities, or a 
related PhD with equivalent experience.

Fixed term for 36 months.

Interviews will be held on Monday 24 July 2017.

For informal enquiries relating to this post contact Professor
Jennifer Richards (Jennifer.Richards at ncl.ac.uk).

Information about AtNU is available on request.

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of 
our good employment practices for the advancement of gender 
equality, and the University holds the HR Excellence in Research 
award for our work to support the career development of our 
researchers.  We are also a member of the Euraxess network.


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

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