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


Convention 2: Travel bursaries

Travel bursaries available

Four travel bursaries of up to 250 € each are still available for the 2nd DiXiT Convention in Cologne, 15-18 March 2016.


Candidates must be early stage researchers (M.A. students, PhD candidates) and have already registered to attend the conference (registration form).


To apply please send a CV and a completed questionnaire to

Application deadline is 1 March 2016.

MMSDA 2016 in London and Cambridge

The schedule for the sixth MMSDA (Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age) course is available and applications are open now.
The course, run by DiXiT with the Institute of English Studies (London), the University of Cambridge, the Warburg Institute, and King’s College London, will take place in London and Cambridge from Monday 2 May 2016 – Friday 6 May 2016. .

For further details see

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: || PDF

General application procedure:

Eligibility criteria:

Contact: or +43 316 380 2292

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