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Join MITH! We’re Hiring a Lead Developer

MITH is looking to hire a creative, team-oriented person to be our new Lead Developer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the MITH staff on research-intensive projects in the digital humanities.

The Lead Developer will design, write, test, document, and deploy code. The Lead Developer will also establish development milestones, help provide technical management and oversight, and identify emergent technologies and best practices. . . . Continue Reading

Graphic Design Assistant Job Opening

Maryland Institute for Technology for in the Humanities (MITH) is looking for a creative undergraduate or graduate assistant specializing in graphic design. This is a great learning opportunity and a chance to work with a design professional to increase your knowledge and skills in graphic design to strengthen your resume before graduation.

Responsibilities

(Please note that responsibilities may change depending on projects, staffing needs and personal interests.)

  • Assist the Graphic Designer in designing marketing materials for various MITH projects
  • Research pricing on print/swag items
  • Contact and negotiate with printing companies for print quotes
  • Prepare final project files for submission
  • Place print orders

Qualifications

  • Graphic design experience or relevant college level coursework
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with marketing and publicity
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to take the initiative and contribute suggestions and ideas
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Desired Skills

  • Web design and coding experience: HTML/CSS and Adobe Dreamweaver (or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with MailChimp (HTML e-newsletter software)
  • Video editing experience: iMovie or Final Cut Pro (or equivalent)

To Apply

Send your resume and letter of interest to Jennifer Guiliano at guiliano@umd.edu. . . . Continue Reading

Join the MITH team as a Project Manager!

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland is seeking an experienced project manager who will provide coordination and management for research projects and initiatives in the digital humanities.

The Project Manager will work with senior MITH staff to conceptualize, implement, and manage digital humanities research work in a collaborative, team-driven environment. . . . Continue Reading

BitCurator Announced a Position Opening for Community Lead

The BitCurator project (www.bitcurator.net), a joint research initiative of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is seeking a Community Lead to build an active user community for our project, promote and evangelize our work (through both site visits and social media), and provide expert support to our users. . . . Continue Reading

Shelley-Godwin Archive Seeking Applications for Text-Encoders

MITH is currently seeking applications for two part-time (10 hours per week) positions as Text-Encoders to join the Shelley-Godwin Archive project.

Due to a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Shelley-Godwin Archive is currently digitizing various works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft. Humanities scholars, curators, and information scientists are partnering from MITH, The New York Public Library (NYPL), the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, the Houghton Library of Harvard University, the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, and the British Library, to put manuscripts and early editions of these Romantic writers online and freely accessible to the public. . . . Continue Reading

Come work @MITH as a research programmer

Join the team at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland. We are seeking an experienced research programmer who will provide technical expertise for research projects in the digital humanities.

The Research Programmer will work with senior MITH staff to develop new methods and tools for the exploration and curation of digital materials. . . . Continue Reading

Seeking Applications for Winnemore Dissertation Fellowship

We are now seeking applications for MITH’s Winnemore Dissertation Fellowship. Applicants should be advanced graduate students whose dissertation includes innovative research agendas involving any substantive intersection between new media or new technology and the humanities.

The Winnemore Fellowship for Spring 2012 will be awarded in the amount of $12,092, and will provide the scholar with a stipend and funds towards health insurance and tuition remission up to five credits. . . . Continue Reading

Position Available: MITH Graduate Assistant

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking a part-time Graduate Assistant to work on “BitCurator,” a Mellon-funded digital humanities and archives project in collaboration with the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The GA will be responsible for creating documentation, beta testing software, organizing meetings, corresponding with partner institutions, and conducting publishable research on digital forensics for archives. . . . Continue Reading

Position Available: MITH Assistant Director

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is seeking a full time Assistant Director to help initiate and manage our projects, someone who will deepen the expertise of our interdisciplinary team of humanities researchers and developers and who will contribute to a creative, high-energy, and team-oriented environment. The Assistant Director will generate grant projects, work closely with MITH Fellows, and bear primary responsibility for the supervision of MITH’s development team, which includes programmers, web designers, graduate assistants, and interns. . . . Continue Reading

We’re Hiring: Associate Director, MITH; Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research, Libraries

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and highly talented individual to fill a joint position as an Associate Director of MITH and Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research in the Libraries. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for developing joint projects between MITH and the University Libraries, coordinating activities and initiatives between the two units, and developing a digital scholarship strategy for the Libraries and its digital humanities collections. . . . Continue Reading