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Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship with The Digital Piranesi Project

Thursday, May 16, 2019   (0 Comments)

The University of South Carolina (Columbia) invites applications for a position of postdoctoral research fellow with The Digital Piranesi (digitalpiranesi.org), an interdisciplinary, collaborative digital humanities project.

This NEH-funded position is for one year and renewable for a second year (pending a budgetary extension). Reporting to the Principal Investigator and working with the project team, the fellow will play a major role in developing an enhanced digital collection of the complete works of Giovanni Piranesi based on a complete 29-volume set of his Opere that is housed in USC’s Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Responsibilities will include webpage development, custom metadata generation, staff management, and digital and physical exhibit preparation. $47,476 per year plus benefits.

Start date: Fall 2019.

Please submit a cover letter detailing relevant preparation and a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information for three references. Applications currently being considered; for full consideration, please apply by May 31.

Qualifications Required: Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (including but not limited to Art History, History of Architecture, Classics, Comparative Literature, European History, Italian, Library and Information Science), experience with digital humanities, and reading knowledge of Italian. A successful background check and credit check are required.

Desired Qualifications: Experience with metadata creation; fluency in Italian, and a research focus related to Piranesi.

To submit an application, visit https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/57022

Questions should be addressed to Jeanne Britton, jbritton@mailbox.sc.edu


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