CENDARI Project: Research Fellow in Digital History and Collections


CENDARI Project: Research Fellow in Digital History and Collections
We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Digital History and Collections. Based at Trinity College Dublin, the Fellow will contribute to the curation and collection of the historical resources that will form the basis of the CENDARI virtual research and enquiry environment.  They should have a proven track record of expertise with both the methodologies of historical research in the digital age and with the practices of collection-holding institutions such as libraries and archives.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
·       Work closely with the Project Coordinator, historians and library specialists within Trinity College Dublin, as well as the Berlin-based team leading the work-package on investigation and description of archives

·       Provide entries of content and descriptive information regarding relevant collections to the CENDARI digital platform

·       Liaise closely with archives and libraries to establish productive content sharing relationships, potentially negotiating and facilitating data sharing with CENDARI

·       Bring a technically informed perspective to the activities of the work-package on investigation and description of archives, and contribute to liaisons between various CENDARI work-packages

·       Contribute appropriately to the structure and content of the archival guide, once the format and coverage of these has been established

·       Liaise with other CENDARI team members as required for the delivery of the overall project

·       Other duties that will arise from time to time and as directed by the local Project Coordinator and work-package leadership

Salary range for this post is €32,930-€37,750.  Closing date for applications is 26 July, 2013.  For further information on the position and the projects, please see: