Research Assistant in audio-visual production at Maynooth University

An Foras Feasa, The Humanities Research Institute at Maynooth
University, invites applications for an eight-month post for a Research
Assistant in audio-visual production to join a growing and dynamic team
to support ongoing projects.

The successful candidate will work primarily in recording and editing
video and audio for projects in AFF
, including Letters of 1916 and
Contested Memories: The Battle of Mount Street Bridge, as well
coordinate with other AFF members to produce audio-visual content that
will promote the research and teaching mission of the institute. The
successful candidate will also support the creation of videos for
#dariahTeach on introductory topics in Digital Humanities
, featuring the
work undertaken by Digital Arts and Humanities (DAH) students and staff,
as well as featuring the work by DIXIT fellows and staff in the area of
digital scholarly editing. The role may also include tutoring students
in audio-visual production methods and software.

Full details of the position are available at

For an informal conversation, please contact:

Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare


University of Victoria new Associated Partner of DiXiT

We are very pleased to announce that the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria has now officially been approved by the EU’s Research Executive Agency as Associated Partner of DiXiT.

As part of this collaboration Ray Siemens, Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria, in English and Computer Science, will be co-supervising DiXiT fellow Daniel Powell’s PhD research on social editing.

Moreover, DiXiT will be partnering with the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) in order to offer opportunities for members to participate in the series of DH courses at the University of Victoria, June 1st-5th 2015, June 8th-12th 2015, and June 15th-19th 2015.

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