For readers of the Global History Blog interested in a staff position on a project at the intersection of digital humanities and international history, consider this recent job posting at Columbia University:
The Department of History at Columbia University invites applications for a Staff Associate position for a digital humanities project involving research using a database of declassified documents related to US Foreign Policy made accessible through the history-lab website beginning September 5, 2016. The candidate should have knowledge of coding and databases, which is a central component of this research project. They should also have expertise in social science research on modern world politics. Working under the direction of the principal investigator, the successful candidate will manage technical resources, support student users, assist in grant submission preparations, and contribute to research projects using History Lab data that demonstrate the potential of digital humanities and computational social science.
If interested in applying, please use Columbia’s application system, RAPS – the specific position application is available here. Complete applications will include a cover letter, C.V., statement of research, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Questions about the position may be directed either to the Principle Investigator, Professor Matthew Connelly, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Najila Naderi (for the application process) at email@example.com.
Applications are due September 5, 2016.