Greenhouse Studios at the University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate with an anticipated start date of October 2023.
The Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate contributes leadership, project management, and research expertise to the Sourcery project (sourceryapp.org), an open-source web application that provides improved access to remote archival documents. The Greenhouse Studios Post MLIS/MIS/Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Associate will lead end-user outreach efforts and work closely with the design and development team to plan and implement new technical features. The ideal candidate will bring one or a combination of the following to the position: experience in the production of digital scholarship and/or online publishing; knowledge of current and emerging digital technologies in archival science, data management, access, and preservation; knowledge of web and interactive design; and/or other functional areas of the candidate’s expertise.
As an innovative research unit located within the UConn Library, Greenhouse Studios also provides opportunities for research associates to interact with cross-disciplinary partners while exploring new methods for research, experimentation, collaboration, and publication of information. Greenhouse Studios is a joint effort of the UConn Library, the School of Fine Arts, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, with each contributing resources and personnel to advance scholarly communications research. The appointment term of the position is one year with a possible renewal depending on future grant funding.
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