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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 640.
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        Date: 2019-05-01 17:23:31+00:00
        From: James Smithies 
        Subject: Job: Research Assistant: MaDiH (مديح): Mapping Digital Cultural Heritage in Jordan

Dear all,

We are seeking a self-motivated individual, with a passion for Jordanian
cultural heritage and digital tools and methods.

The MaDiH (مديح) Research Assistant will be essential to the success of the
project. They will hold an advanced degree or equivalent experience in a
cultural heritage field, such as archaeology. Other Humanities disciplines or
architecture will be considered. Applicants with Computer Science backgrounds
with a strong understanding of Jordanian cultural heritage are encouraged to
apply. In addition to solid knowledge of Jordan cultural heritage / archaeology,
applicants should either be able to demonstrate engagement with technical topics
(digital archaeology, digital history, digital humanities, computer science) or
a willingness to learn. Introductory training in Research Software Engineering
(RSE) will be offered at the start of the appointment, at King's Digital Lab in
London, providing excellent opportunities for career development. Excellent
English language skills are required, for production of technical documentation
and contribution to white papers and research outputs. Arabic language skills
are highly desirable but not essential. This post will be offered on a fixed-
term contract for 12 months. This is a part-time post (65% full time

For more information about the post see

For more information about the project see

Best wishes,

Dr. James Smithies
Director, King's Digital Lab

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