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Call for Applications: Digital Humanities Designer-Developer

The Making and Knowing Project, a research cluster of the Center for Science and Society at Columbia University, seeks a collaborative and creative Digital Humanities Designer-Developer. This part-time consultant position, funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, has an expected duration of two years. The start date is flexible and can start as soon as the hire can be made.

Position details and compensation:
The appointment is a part-time consultant position for a two year period, with the possibility of becoming a salaried position for the duration of the grant. Terms of work are flexible and negotiable, with both off and on-site work participation required at Columbia University. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. The contributions of all collaborators will be credited in the published edition. A full proposal including scope of work and budget will be negotiated with successful applicants in subsequent rounds of the application process.

Please review the full Call for Applications for further details.

Application process:
Please e-mail all applications to the Project Manager, Naomi Rosenkranz (njr2128@columbia.edu ) with “Making and Knowing Designer-Developer” in the subject line. Attach a single pdf document that includes:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter with statement of interest and qualifications
  • List of previous clients, projects, websites, or other relevant digital materials.
  • List of three references, with telephone numbers and email addresses.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, however we cannot guarantee that applications received after December 29, 2016 will be considered. Selected applicants will be provided with additional information and materials in order to develop a full proposal.

Spring 2017 Courses in Science and Society

A selection of courses offered in Spring 2017 and beyond by faculty affiliated with the Center for Science and Society is now listed on our courses page.

Call for Applications: The Linda Hall Library Fellowship Program

The Linda Hall Library is proud to announce its 2017/18 Fellowship Program. The Library funds research stays in Kansas City from one week to a full academic year for predocs, postdocs, and independent scholars in the history of science and related STS fields.

The Library offers outstanding primary sources that document the sciences, technology, and engineering disciplines from the 15th century to the present, as well as co-located secondary sources and a vibrant intellectual community.

This year, The Linda Hall Library is also launching the 80/20 Fellowship for pre-doctoral students. This opportunity will allow grad students to spend 80 percent of their time doing dissertation research and 20 percent planning and curating an exhibition about their project under the mentorship of our VP for Public Programs. This is a great way for grad students to expand their skill sets for greater career diversity!

The deadline to apply to this program is January 16th, 2017.


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