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Graduate Assistant 2018-01-02T13:56:24+00:00
For best consideration, apply by January 15, 2018

MITH Graduate Assistant, Call for Applications

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an approximately 10-hour per week position starting in January 2018 and ending in May 2018, with a possibility of renewal.

The Graduate Assistant will support the MITH staff as an active participant in many aspects of the operations of a busy digital humanities center including creating communications and reports, helping to develop research proposals for internal and external funding, staffing and facilitating events, basic website maintenance, support for MITH’s flagship speaker series Digital Dialogues, and other administrative tasks as assigned.

While this position is primarily operational, all MITH staff cultivate and maintain a plan of research integrating some aspect of digital humanities or digital studies and contribute to the intellectual life of the institute. This position includes optional support and mentoring from MITH staff for the successful candidate to develop or expand a focus on the digital within her/his current field or research agenda.

Minimum Qualifications. This position is open to current graduate students at the University of Maryland.

Additional Qualifications. Candidates must be highly organized and deadline oriented. We are seeking  interdisciplinary thinkers, who are self- motivated and -directed and extremely comfortable with project management. Excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience with professional writing are pluses.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume/CV and application letter by email at mith@umd.edu. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration please apply by Monday, January 15 at 6:00pm. Your application letter should also include links to samples of research or creative activity. Applicants may be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references as part of the selection process.