A new position now available:
Digital Humanities Specialist
Reporting to Director of Research Computing, Digital Humanities Specialist (DH Specialist) provides Digital Humanities (DH) and related support to researchers at the U of A and other Universities in associated research consortia (WestGrid/Compute Canada) to facilitate their research. The supports include research level consultation for DH and High Performance Computing (HPC), expert level advice on the use of HPC resources in DH, recommendation and support of DH applications, and support of information visualization. The DH Specialist also participates in WestGrid/Compute Canada’s working groups and provides input to the development and implementation of local and national DH strategies, and takes a strong role in new DH initiatives. It is essential for the DH Specialist to have a strong understanding of the current and future state of information science/digital humanities research. The successful candidate can look forward to an energetic, professional team environment where there is a commitment to personal and professional growth.
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