HathiTrust Research Center Digital Humanities Specialist

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Created: November 11, 2014


Position available immediately. This is a full-time visiting academic professional appointment in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, funded for two years with the possibility of renewal or being made permanent.

Responsibilities will include planning, implementation and continuous design and development of training materials and educational workshops (both face-to-face and remote) and outreach activities in support of the usage of HTRC tools and datasets. The successful candidate will focus on supporting the development of HTRC research services at HathiTrust member institutions, and will collaborate with public services and data services librarians at HathiTrust member institutions on developing support services for digital humanities research with HTRC corpus. The specialist will work closely with the English and Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Illinois Library to develop research data services for the humanities, with particular emphasis on the HTRC corpus and tools.

Qualifications: Required:  Bachelor’s degree in a humanities discipline or information science field, and two years of experience working in a related field; demonstrated experience in instructional design and in providing workshops or other instruction;; effective oral and written communication skills in a variety of modes; knowledge of or experience with one of more of the technologies used to support text mining, topic modeling, or, such as R and related analysis tools; the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment; excellent organizational skills and a demonstrable ability to manage multiple priorities; familiarity with content management systems and website management; the ability to remain conversant with newly evolving technologies.  See https://jobs.illinois.edu for Preferred.

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