Senior Research Project Coordinator

October 5th, 2006 by Ioannis Georganas

ICT Methods Network Administrative Centre Centre for Computing in the Humanities (18 months contract) Applications are invited for a post in the AHRC ICT Methods Network Administrative Centre (NAC), based at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities (CCH), King’s College London. This national initiative promotes and disseminates the use of ICT in UK arts and humanities research, by building a broadly based collaborative network of researchers from all humanities and arts disciplines working on the application of computational methods in research. The Methods Network promotes collaboration and facilitates multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work via a series of high-profile activities and publications.

The holder of this position will have a broad remit to co-ordinate Methods Network outreach and collaborations, They will also 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. 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 (AHDS).

Applicants should have a degree in a humanities, arts or related discipline, and an interest and expertise in computing in the arts and humanities, as well as expertise in the associated technologies. Experience of working on a collaborative basis in major research projects involving research academics and specialists in applied computing, and experience of managing complex events and activities in an academic context 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.

For more information, and a detailed job description, please see: www.methnet.ac.uk/advert/index.html or alternatively see the College’s website at www.kcl.ac.uk/jobs or email strand-recruitment@kcl.ac.uk or fax +44 (0)20 7848 1352. Quote reference number E3/AAV/140/06. Closing date for applications is 31 October 2006. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Appointment will be made depending on qualifications and experience on ALC3, currently from £32,212 to £34,655 (depending on experience) plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum. nd consideration of on-line media

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