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Technical Lead, Digital Humanities

University of London - School of Advanced Study

Location: London
Salary: From £47,214 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th September 2022
Closes: 10th October 2022
Job Ref: 002141
 

The School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study is a nationally and internationally recognised centre of excellence in the promotion and facilitation of research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It comprises eight internationally renowned research institutes as well as centres of excellence in Digital Humanities and Public Engagement. It has four nationally and internationally recognised specialist research libraries. 

The University of London

The University of London is one of the largest and most diverse higher education institutions in the world. With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement.

The Role

The School of Advanced Study, University of London is seeking to appoint a Technical Lead, Digital Humanities, who will collaborate in the design, development, delivery and management of its digital research projects and initiatives. This includes contributing to long-term Digital Humanities infrastructure planning, keeping up to date with Web and Digital Humanities research technologies, providing guidance and training for School staff in digital research methods, and developing and maintaining good relationships with internal and external suppliers and research partners. The postholder will have experience of using a range of research software environments and tools, knowledge of Python, R and other modern scripting languages and code compilation, and experience of managing multiple projects, including setting priorities and objectives, and monitoring and reporting on process, progress, and results. They will be an experienced team worker, with excellent analytical skills and a capacity to innovate.

The Technical Lead, Digital Humanities will be located in the School’s Digital Humanities Research Hub, which comprises a core team of researchers with connections to specific disciplines, including Classics, English, History and Modern Languages. The Hub develops digital projects and initiatives, offers training and teaching in digital methods and approaches, and carries out interdisciplinary research and supervision.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application and CV (by clicking ‘apply for job’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on 10 October 2022. 

The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working from remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings. 

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic communities as this group is currently under-represented at all levels within the University. All appointments will be made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description. 

Pursuing excellence in education and equal opportunities.

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