Postdoctoral Research Associate in Digital Humanities
University of Virginia

Closing Date: 5/1/2014

Job Number: 0613800

Posting Summary:

The Arthur J. Morris Library of the University of Virginia School of Law
invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in Digital Humanities
beginning September 1, 2014 and ending August 31, 2015. Fellows may apply for
an additional year at the discretion of the Library. The fellowship provides a
stipend of $45,000 plus health insurance. We welcome candidates who have
received a Ph.D. in any humanities field no earlier than 2011. Applicants for
the fellowship must have been awarded their Ph.D. by the time of application
or furnish proof that all documentation required for the Ph.D. has been
submitted to the institution by July 31, 2014.

Candidates must have experience in archival methods, digital collections
management, and historical research. Candidates are especially encouraged to
apply who have experience in database design and website development. The
fellow will work to further the Library's mission of preserving and
interpreting the history of the School of Law and legal education through
archival digitization and web-based public history exhibitions. The fellow
will attend relevant library and technology conferences with the expectation
that he or she will develop workshops and presentations that contribute to the
scholarly community.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA posting number 0613800. Please include a cover
letter (500 word maximum); a CV; two letters of recommendation; and a dossier
("Portfolio/Creative Work") which includes a representative sample of the
applicant's work in the humanities (30 page maximum), links to samples of
their digital scholarship including brief abstracts of each project and their
role in its development, and a brief summary of graduate research ("Statement
of Research Interest"). The deadline for applications is May 1, 2014.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

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