ER 5 fellowship in Graz open for applications!

ER 5 fellowship

Title: Canonical reference & sustainability of digital editions

Application deadline: 29 January 2016

Start of the fellowship: 1 April 2016

Duration: 1 year

Location: Graz, Austria

Local announcement: http://informationsmodellierung.uni-graz.at/de/aktuelles/stellenausschreibung/ || PDF

General application procedure: http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/fellowships/application/

Eligibility criteria: http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/fellowships/eligibility/

Contact: zim@uni-graz.at or +43 316 380 2292

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ER 1 fellowship in Borås open for applications!

ER 1 fellowship

Title: Digital scholarly editing and memory institutions

Application deadline: 1 December 2015

Start of the fellowship: 1 March 2016

Duration: 1 year

Location: Borås, Sweden

Employment rate: 100%

Local announcement: http://www.hb.se/en/About-UB/Work-at-UB/?rmpage=job&rmjob=83&rmlang=UK

General application procedure: http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/fellowships/application/

Eligibility criteria: http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/fellowships/eligibility/

Contact: Dr. Mats Dahlström, mats.dahlstrom(at)hb.se, phone + (46) 33 435 44 21, or Deputy Head of School Åsa Söderlind, phone +(46) 33 435 44 02

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ESR fellowship at Huygens ING open for application

The ESR 10 fellowship on long-term business models in dissemination and publishing is now open for application until 20 February 2015. For details please see the announcement at Huygens ING and the DiXiT application check list.

The researcher will investigate the competing demands faced by digital scholarly editions: on the one hand the need for financial sustainability with respect to exploitation and maintenance, and on the other hand the general interest of the scholarly community in open access. Digital editions are usually created based on project funding, limited in time. After funding runs out, they need to be hosted, administered and maintained into an indefinite future. Is there a conceivable business model for the digital scholarly edition that will help the edition pay for its own maintenance while maintaining open access?

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