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Job Posting: Two Digital Fellow Positions at Digital Humanities Innovation Lab

July 20, 2017
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SFU's Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL) is looking for two Digital Fellows to support their research, training, and outreach mandates. The Communications Digital Fellow and Technical Development Digital Fellow will work in collaboration with the DHIL planning committee, and will act as the lead research assistant on one of two portfolios within the lab:

  • Communications - assists the Director and Digital Scholarship Librarian with coordination of the lab’s research projects, assists with lab events, consultations, and office hours, and communicates activities to the SFU community and the lab’s partnership networks. This position may also involve assisting the DHIL Developer. 
  • Technical Development - assists the DH Developer with the technical development of digital projects affiliated with the lab. This position may also involve assisting with lab consultations and providing technical training to research teams working with the lab. 

Qualifications (Communications Digital Fellow):

  • A Bachelor and/or a Master’s degree in a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience in event and/or project coordination
  • Skills in planning and implementing events, including expertise in attracting sponsorships, coordinating logistics and developing promotional plans
  • Knowledge of file management principles and associated software
  • Experience using collaborative team management software and corresponding best practices
  • Experience with crafting social media messages in a professional environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with other team members and to work well in teams
Qualifications (Technical Development Digital Fellow):
  • A Bachelor and/or a Master’s degree in a related field
  • Familiarity with platforms for working with and/or producing digital texts, images, audio, and video
  • Ability to communicate clearly with other team members and to work well in teams
  • Programming experience isn’t necessary, but will be considered an asset. A basic understanding of web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is necessary
  • Experience with content management systems, including at least one of WordPress or Drupal
This is a part time position of 15 hours per week. The salary for PhD students is $25 an hour plus 12% benefits for a total of $6,720 a semester. The salary for MA students is $22.50 an hour plus 12% benefits for a total of $6,048 a semester. The term is for 1 year, contingent of successful semesterly performance review. 
 
The application review process will begin on Sunday, July 30, 2017, but the posting will remain open until filled.
 
For more information, including how to apply, please see the PDF below. 

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