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Digital Scholarship Specialist
Serve as a strategist and resource person for the Libraries on trends in digital
Keep abreast of developments in digital scholarship to investigate and recommend
adoption of appropriate complementary and successor technologies
Explore opportunities to teach intersession, summer session and/or semester courses
that incorporate digital scholarship
Carry out original digital scholarship in his/her area of specialism, thereby leading the
way in library-based digital scholarship
Required Qualifications:
Advanced degree in the humanities
Proven broad knowledge of technologies and methods appropriate to digital scholarship
Demonstrated experience working in a digital scholarship research context
Demonstrated knowledge of most of the following mastery of at least one is required:
Text-mining, encoding, and analysis tools and methods
GIS tools and methods
Network analysis (familiarity with graph theory and use of analytical tools, e.g.
Ability to work dynamically, effectively and successfully within a team structure
Familiarity with data visualization tools and techniques applied to humanities research
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and colleagues to
advance digital scholarship
Desired Qualifications:
Ph.D in a humanities discipline
Experience in developing a multifaceted program for an interdisciplinary constituency
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