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Topic: Library Fellowship @ Univ. of Cincinnati
Posted By: miloa
Subject: Library Fellowship @ Univ. of Cincinnati
Date Posted: 19/Feb/2018 at 5:19pm
The Digital Scholarship Center of the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an experienced Software Developer, Data Visualization Developer and Digital Scholarship Library Fellow.
This is three of four strategic positions UC Libraries is recruiting as part of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's Catalyst Transdisciplinary Research grant awarded to the University of Cincinnati in support of the Digital Scholarship Center's research on machine learning and data visualization in multiple disciplines in the humanities and beyond.

Relationship and Authority:

This position will report to Dr. James Lee, Digital Scholarship Center co-director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Software Developer

1.     Consult with faculty and students to advance research projects and training.
2.     Evaluate scholarly needs and define project goals for research projects.
3.     Provide input on appropriate deliverables and reasonable schedules for completion.
4.     Write, test, and debug original software code for applications that enable scholars and library users to collect, manage, produce, manipulate, or analyze digital information resources.
5.     Modify existing applications to improve their functioning or achieve broader and more effective use and engage with new technologies to help researchers find their use and interest for research.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related degree; -OR- and Associate's degree with two (2) years' experience; or four (4) years of basic to intermediate level computer hardware related experience.

Data Visualization Developer

1.     The developer will be responsible for constructing the user interface and experience for our cloud-based Catalyst machine learning and data visualization platform. This platform will be a browser-based software solution for digital scholarship, to enhance the accessibility, adoptability, and openness of these methods to any researcher, student, or member of the public who can run a lightweight browser application.
2.     The Visualization Developer will be responsible for the development of standards and guidelines for best practices in modeling source data and presentations of data visualizations, training dashboard users, and generating supporting documentation including data dictionaries and user guides.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related degree; -OR- and Associate's degree with two (2) years' experience; or four (4) years of basic to intermediate level computer hardware related experience.

Digital Scholarship Library Fellow

1.     The Digital Scholarship Library Fellow will work within our transdisciplinary research teams composed of faculty from a wide range of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields.
2.     This position will actively support research projects and assist faculty and graduate students in the use of digital methods, including but not limited to: data visualization, text mining, text encoding (TEI), geographic information systems (GIS) and Omeka.
3.     The Fellow will directly contribute to the development of our cloud-based Catalyst machine learning and data visualization platform and will also provide coordination and project management for large research projects at the Center.
4.     The Digital Scholarship Library Fellow will contribute to digital humanities and digital scholarship at the University of Cincinnati through teaching, research assistance, digital curation or related activities.
Required Qualifications: Master's level degree in Library/Information Science, Digital Humanities, Informatics, Data Science, or relevant fields.

University of Cincinnati Libraries

The mission of the University of Cincinnati Libraries is to empower discovery, stimulate learning and inspire the creation of knowledge by connecting students, faculty, researchers and scholars to dynamic data, information and resources. In May 2014, the Libraries launched its Strategic Plan with the vision to become the globally engaged, intellectual commons of the university—positioning itself as the hub of collaboration, digital innovation and scholarly endeavor on campus and transforming itself, the library landscape and the teaching, learning, clinical and research endeavors of the university. For more information about the University of Cincinnati Libraries, visit http://libraries.uc.edu/about.html

Located in the Walter C. Langsam Library, the Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) is a joint venture of the University of Cincinnati Libraries and the College of Arts and Sciences. Launched in September 2016 as an academic center, the DSC provides faculty and students across the university with support for digital project conception, design and implementation. For more about the Digital Scholarship Center, visit http://dsc.uc.edu
The University of Cincinnati is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 44,000+ students. The university's mission is to serve the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning and research.

For more information about the University of Cincinnati, visit http://www.uc.edu/about.html
Interested and qualified candidates can apply on-line via the university's recruitment and hiring system: Software Developer - http://bit.ly/2EwpXUU, Data Visualization Developer - http://bit.ly/2Ey4yLa and Digital Scholarship Library Fellow - http://bit.ly/2EwpIcy. Candidates must complete the online application, attaching a cover letter and resume/CV.

Review of applications begins February 26, 2018 and the position will be open until filled. First-round interviews conducted via Skype.

Review Date:

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 26, 2018.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/y5cx8x5s47k2jmbw

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