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Call for applications: NINES Fellows, 2011-2012

 

It’s that time again – NINES is accepting applications for graduate fellows in the 2011-2012 school year.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

UVa graduate students in English, History, or Art History with an interest in creating digital scholarship related to the long nineteenth century (1770-1922), British or American.

DUTIES:
10 hours/week, September 2011 – June 2012:

  • Five hours per week devoted to NINES-related tasks, including software testing, development consultation, content acquisition, and outreach.
  • Five hours per week working on your own digital research project. This can involve basic training in digital scholarly methods if you are a beginner.

STIPEND:

Exact amounts have not yet been determined for the coming year; NINES fellowships pay an hourly wage comparable to other graduate positions at UVA.

 

APPLICATION:

Send a c.v. and a 2-page letter to inquiries [at] nines [dot] org including the following information:

  1. A description of your research project, including its development schedule for the 2011-2012 academic year.
  2. Your experiences and interests with regard to digital technologies.
  3. Your involvement with scholarship in the long nineteenth century.
  4. Your teaching or other work commitments for the academic year.

 

DEADLINE:

Letters should arrive by April 11, 2011.

QUESTIONS?

Email Andy Stauffer, Director (ams4k [at] virginia [dot] edu) or Dana Wheeles, Project Manager: (dana [at] nines [dot] org).

 

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