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Part-time Project IT Manager – A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Applications for this vacancy closed on 22 June 2016 at 12:00PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p></p><p>Funded by a European Research Council grant awarded to Professor Andy Orchard, the IT manager will work on a project entitled A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry (CLASP). This involves the creation of an interactive online edition of the 60,000 or so lines of verse, roughly half in Old English and half in Latin, that comprise the entire combined corpus of Anglo-Saxon poetry. The online edition will be carefully marked up in the internationally standardised TEI P5 XML to allow swift sorting and comparison of a number of key features both across and between languages, periods, manuscripts, poems, and poets.</p><br><p>The postholder, who will have a background in digital humanities, working alongside Professor Orchard, will be responsible for migrating the existing data from earlier projects, designing the input interface and project workflow, instructing and overseeing the three Postdoctoral Research Assistants in relation to the technical aspects of the project, and maintaining both the database and its online presence, together with the associated website. For the first six months of the project, only the IT manager and the Principal Investigator will be in post; the first two of the three Postdoctoral Research Assistants will be appointed once the shell of the database is in place.</p><br><p>This part-time (0.5FTE) post is offered from 1 September 2016 (or as soon as possible after this date), for a fixed-term of 5 years.</p><br><p>Applicants should be able to demonstrate significant experience in technical management of a digital text-centred research project; experience of software development for XML-based resources; significant experience with multiple web development languages; good knowledge of TEI P5 XML and experience with text encoding projects; the ability to work both independently and in a team environment with a high degree of accountability; experience in maintaining software deployed on Linux servers; the ability to produce clear and concise written documentation; and excellent problem-solving skills.</p><br><p>Applications (which should include a CV and a supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post) should be made online by 12.00 noon on Wednesday 22 June 2016. Interviews will be held in Oxford on Tuesday 19 July 2016.</p> </div>
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Faculty of English Language and Literature, St Cross Building, Manor Road, Oxford
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2016-06-22 12:00:00+01:00
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2016-06-06 09:00:00+01:00
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Funded by a European Research Council grant awarded to Professor Andy Orchard,
the IT manager will work on a project entitled A Consolidated Library of
Anglo-Saxon Poetry (CLASP). This involves the creation of an interactive
online edition of the 60,000 or so lines of verse, roughly half in Old English
and half in Latin, that comprise the entire combined corpus of Anglo-Saxon
poetry. The online edition will be carefully marked up in the internationally
standardised TEI P5 XML to allow swift sorting and comparison of a number of
key features both across and between languages, periods, manuscripts, poems,
and poets. ...

Funded by a European Research Council grant awarded to Professor Andy Orchard, the IT manager will work on a project entitled A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry (CLASP). This involves the creation of an interactive online edition of the 60,000 or so lines of verse, roughly half in Old English and half in Latin, that comprise the entire combined corpus of Anglo-Saxon poetry. The online edition will be carefully marked up in the internationally standardised TEI P5 XML to allow swift sorting and comparison of a number of key features both across and between languages, periods, manuscripts, poems, and poets. ...

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Part-time Project IT Manager – A Consolidated Library of Anglo-Saxon Poetry
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