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Working on Digital Scholarly Editions and Research Software Development in Berlin

Full-time position (Digital Humanities) at Centro Humboldt – Center for Digital Cultural Heritage Research

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Publicado quinta, 04 de abril de 2019 por Céline Guilleux

Resumo

For the launch of an international digitization and digital edition project, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of sciences and humanities (BBAW) invites applications for the position of a Research Assistant (male/female/divers) in the field of Digital Humanities (Digital Scholarly Editions and Research Software Development).The position is based in Berlin, Germany, but includes regular work assignments and team meetings in Havana. The focus of the project is on cultural and scientific historical sources of the 18th and 19th centuries in the context of Alexander von Humboldt's American journey.

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The project

The CENTRO HUMBOLDT – Center for Digital Cultural Heritage Research, to be founded in 2019, is aninternational cooperation at two locations: Berlin (BBAW) and Havana (Casa Museo Alejandro de Humboldt). As an interdisciplinary and intercultural project, the CENTRO HUMBOLDT will be home to a team of international researchers who work to preserve, develop and research written cultural heritage with the help of the technologies and methods of the digital humanities. This includes creating the philological basis for the corpus to be jointly developed within the framework of a digital workflow (digitization – metadata capture – text capture in TEI-XML – publication) and supporting it with own research and scholarly editing (transcription, indexing, annotation).

The position includes regular work assignments and team meetings in Havana. The focus of the project is on cultural and scientific historical sources of the 18th and 19th centuries in the context of Alexander von Humboldt's American journey.

Responsibilities

  • Organization and optimization of the digital workflow at both project locations
  • Adaptation of the input interface for digital editions based on Oxygen-XML-Author and ediarum.BASE.edit including documentation (German/Spanish) and tests
  • Development of a responsive output component for digital editions and API-implementation
  • Oversight of the hardware and software architecture for the project (Berlin/Havana)
  • Training of the Cuban team
  • Collaboration in the research and text capturing of the project's corpus
  • Presentation of research results at relevant conferences and workshops

Qualifications

  • University degree in computer science, digital humanities or a humanities major (modern philologies, history, cultural studies) with a strong research or work experience in digital methods and technologies
  • Proven experience in a specific field of digital humanities research and/or the application of the TEI-XML Guidelines and its implementation in digital scholarly editions
  • Proven knowledge of one or several programming languages
  • High proficiency in Spanish (level C1) and German (level B2)
  • Very good communication, organization and team skills
  • Ability to work independently, structured and result-oriented

Desired are experiences in/with

  • data modeling and processing with XML and X-technologies (XSLT, XQuery, Regex, and XML databases)
  • front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • customizing Oxygen-XML-Author
  • customization of Linux (preferably in server administration)

The monthly salary will be paid in accordance with remuneration group 13 TV-L Berlin (Berlin public service salary scale).

Application

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities endeavours to increase the proportion of women in areas in which they are underrepresented in accordance with the provisions of the State Equal Opportunities Act and the Women's Promotion Plan; applications from women are therefore expressly welcome.

Applications from people with a migration background are expressly welcome. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given priority if they are equally suitable.

The application documents can be submitted in German or English. However, the documents should always include a letter of motivation (max. 1 page) in English or Spanish.

Please send your written application, preferably in PDF format (one file) not exceeding 5 MB in size via e-mail with the subject AV/03/2019 

no later than April 14, 2019

to Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der WissenschaftenReferat Personal und RechtFrau Ines HankeJägerstraße 22/23, 10117 Berlinpersonalstelle@bbaw.de

For cost reasons, application documents can only be returned if a free envelope is enclosed.

http://www.bbaw.de/stellenangebote/ausschreibungen-2019/AV-03-2019_wiMi_IT_Centro_Humboldt.pdf

Locais

  • Jägerstraße 22/23
    Berlim, Alemanha (10117)

Datas

  • domingo, 14 de abril de 2019

Palavras-chave

  • Alexander von Humboldt, Kuba, Cube, Cuba, Preußen, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarly Editing, Digital Editions, Digitization, Digitalisierung, Digitales Zeitalter, Kulturerbeforschung, Cultural Heritage, Kulturerbe, TEI-XML, Software Development

Contactos

  • Ines Hanke
    courriel : personalstelle [at] bbaw [dot] de

Fonte da informação

  • Ines Hanke
    courriel : personalstelle [at] bbaw [dot] de

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« Working on Digital Scholarly Editions and Research Software Development in Berlin », Bolsas, prémios e ofertas de emprego, Calenda, Publicado quinta, 04 de abril de 2019, https://calenda.org/606247

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