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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Opportunity in Digital Publication and Humanities 2019 at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World Library, USA

Publish Date: Dec 28, 2018

Deadline: Jan 04, 2019


The Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University (NYU), in collaboration with the Council on Library and Information Resources, invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities and Digital Scholarship. Applications are due January 4, 2019.

ISAW and the NYU Division of Libraries are looking for a creative and technically skilled scholar to collaborate with a vibrant and diverse group of academic professionals to develop, implement, and extend new and innovative methods and forms of digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and pedagogy in ancient studies and to support a shared vision for incorporating digital technologies in innovative, collaborative research, teaching, and learning at NYU. We welcome candidates who will have earned a Ph.D. between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2019 in any discipline relevant to ancient studies and are familiar with digital methods, have experience with collaborative digital scholarship, and an interest in issues at the intersection of digital scholarship, libraries, and pedagogy.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will explore and make substantive contributions to some of the following project areas:

  • digital libraries 

  • linked-data bibliography

  • digital publications 

  • mapping projects 

  • archaeological databases

  • digital preservation and repository projects for ancient studies scholarship

  • international, interdisciplinary digital projects in ancient studies and the humanities 

The Fellow will also participate in curriculum design and instruction through some of the following activities:

  • leading workshops on digital tools 

  • working with faculty and students to develop mastery of tools and methods and to advance research projects 

  • supporting public programming at the intersection of ancient studies and the digital humanities 

As a full member of the ISAW Library team, the Fellow will gain real-world experience with library operations, bibliographic and grant research, and public services.

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