Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Worlding Public Cultures
10 March 2020 23:55
To support the Lead Principal Investigator (PI), Principal Investigators and Team Members of the Canadian, Dutch and German research teams in the fulfillment of ‘Worlding Public Cultures: The Arts and Social Innovation’ project deliverables, to independently research, collate and document key aspects of the project and to facilitate its effective and efficient delivery. The post-holder's main duties and responsibilities will be:
- To lead on the development of an online database to hold and relate digital artefacts with a transnational, global remit from the following: 1. Exhibitions; 2. Conferences and education programmes; 3. Research centres; 4. Courses offered in universities. All datasets will be drawn from publicly accessible websites, blogs and social media, and be sourced internationally through comprehensive online searches and network referrals.
- To work with a designer to build and manage a website that will serve as an archive and public interface for showcasing research outputs and materials, such as audio-visual interviews with curators and academics.
- To coordinate a team of post-doctoral researchers collecting, processing and uploading data to the project database and website.
- To work closely with the Lead PI to apply the Data Management Plan for the project in consultation with all project teams.
- To contribute to the outcomes of the project through involvement in the preparation and presentation of papers at conferences/symposia/seminars/workshops, exhibitions, contributions to refereed journals and the editing and/or authoring of book chapters, where appropriate.
- To promote the project through participation in public events, via social media and the project’s web presence.
- Degree-level qualification in Art History, Archiving or Computer Science with post-graduate qualification in a relevant Digital Humanities subject
- Experience of knowledge management in a web context
- Basic understanding of Semantic Web technologies, including SKOS, RDF
- Strong experience with content management systems
- Experience with publishing academic articles in peer-reviewed journals
- Experience with presenting at academic conferences/symposia/workshops
- Experience with building database schemas
- Experience with data processing, cleaning
- Experience with web applications
- Experience of working within interdisciplinary research teams
- Some understanding of Digital Preservation principles and preservation formats
- PhD in a relevant Computer Science or Digital Humanities subject
- Knowledge of Digital Preservation
- Experience of working within international and multi-sectoral research teams
- Experience with Drupal
- Experience with e-Prints
- Experience with XML technologies
- Familiarity with the CIDOC-CRM ontology, PROV ontology or the Europeana data model
If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email ADSstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 02075142965 / 9627
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