20.243 job in the Methods Network, King's College London

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 05:44:57 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 20, No. 243.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 05:37:19 +0100
         From: AHRC ICT Methods Network <methnet_at_KCL.AC.UK>
         Subject: Senior Research Project Co-ordinator

There is the following vacancy in the AHRC ICT Methods Network
Administrative Centre:

Senior Research Project Coordinator

Fixed term: 18 months

Grade: ALC 3, currently from GBP 32,212 to GBP 34,655 (depending on
experience) plus GBP 2,323 London Allowance per annum.

Applications are invited for a post in the AHRC ICT Methods Network
Administrative Centre (NAC), based at the Centre for Computing in the
Humanities (CCH), King's College London. This national initiative
promotes and disseminates the use of ICT in UK arts and humanities
research, by building a broadly-based collaborative network of
researchers from all humanities and arts disciplines working on the
application of computational methods in research.

The Methods Network promotes collaboration and facilitates
multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work via a series of
high-profile activities and publications. The holder of this position
will have a broad remit to co-ordinate Methods Network outreach and
collaborations, They will also be responsible for the development and
management of a broad programme of activities and publications to
promote, support and disseminate the use of ICT for effective
research in the arts and humanities, and take responsibility for
overall supervision of all stages of these activities and
publications, including planning, development and implementation.

Activities include expert seminars, workshops, conferences and
postgraduate training events. All activities and publications will be
developed in close consultation with the Manager and Directors of the
Methods Network and with staff from a number of participating
institutions, in particular the Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS).

Applicants should have a degree in a humanities, arts or related
discipline, and an interest and expertise in computing in the arts
and humanities, as well as expertise in the associated technologies.
Experience of working on a collaborative basis in major research
projects involving research academics and specialists in applied
computing, and experience of managing complex events and activities
in an academic context would be an advantage.

Flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team are essential,
as are excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and
implement projects and work to deadlines.

An application form is available at http://www.methodsnetwork.ac.uk/advert/

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2006. Only candidates
shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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