19.123 job at King's College London

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 07:50:45 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 123.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 07:42:59 +0100
         From: "Lorna M. Hughes" <lorna.hughes_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: Senior Project Officer for the Methods Network

Job at King’s College, London

AHRC ICT Methods Network Administration Centre
Centre for Computing in the Humanities (CCH)
King’s College, London UK

Senior Project Officer: Network Activities and
Publications Coordinator. • Fixed
term: 32 months (depending on the start date)
ALC 3 30363 - 35883 pa

Applications are invited for a new post in the newly established AHRC ICT
Methods Network Administrative Centre (NAC), based at the Centre for Computing
in the Humanities (CCH), King’s College London. This national initiative will
promote and disseminate the use of ICT in UK arts and humanities research. The
project will build a broadly based collaborative network of researchers from
all humanities and arts disciplines who are working on the application of
computational methods in research in the UK higher and further education
community. In developing a series of activities and publications, the Network
will build new modes of collaboration and facilitate multi-disciplinary and
interdisciplinary work. The work will be coordinated by a Network
Administration Centre, which will provide centralized support for the wide
variety of distributed activities and publications. This centre will be
staffed by a manager, two activities coordinators, and an administrator. The
AHRC ICT Methods Network will run for 3 years from April 2005.

Job description

Senior Project Officer: Network Activities and Publications Coordinator.

The holder of this position will 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. This will include the preparation of application procedures,
contracts, budgets and evaluation plans. Proposed 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

Applicants should have a degree in a humanities,
arts or related discipline, and
extensive experience of working on a collaborative basis in major research
projects involving research academics and specialists in applied computing, and
have experience of managing complex events and activities in an academic

An interest and expertise in electronic publishing and its implementation, as
well as expertise in the technologies associated with the development and
management of content for the web, 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.

Further details about this post, and the Methods Network, can be found at the
project website:

Or by sending e-mail to lorna.Hughes_at_kcl.ac.uk

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is: 8th August 2005
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