Digital Humanist

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Created: October 16, 2013


The Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH) at the University of Cologne is seeking a Digital Humanist for a position as research associate (50%) at the earliest date possible, initially for a period of 14 months.

Applicants should ideally possess most of the following skills and competences or, if necessary, acquire them in a timely manner:
  • Modeling of research agendas and information resources
  • Metadata and data standards (e.g. DC, TEI, METS, EAD, CMDI)
  • XML technologies (XML, XSLT, xQuery, XML-data bases)
  • Web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • Programming (Python, Java etc.)
  • Design and creation of web applications regarding technology, concept & content
Excellent communicative and organizational skills are required as well as the ability and willingness to both work in a team and manage projects independently.

A background in the humanities would be an advantage. The upcoming projects span, among other fields of study, linguistics, philologies, history and archaeology. They involve dictionaries, palaeography, papyrology, cataloging, edition etc.

Anyone interested in the position may contact the CCeH directly:

or by phone
0049-221-470-3894 resp. 4056

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