Spatial Humanities Initiative | Project Manager Fellows

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Job Title Spatial Humanities Initiative | Project Manager Fellows Department Humanities Research Center Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Requisition Number P19054 Open Date 02/12/2019 Close Date 03/29/2019 Benefits Eligible Yes Position Summary

With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center’s Spatial Humanities Initiative invites graduate students in the School of Humanities who will be graduating in Spring 2019 to apply for two competitive Postgrad Project Management Fellowships. Fellows will divide their time between their own research and up to four faculty-led Spatial Humanities projects, which might entail collaborating with programmers, geographers, and librarians; learning and implementing new geo-spatial technologies; establishing workflows and ensuring deadlines are met; training and overseeing student workers; establishing and maintaining web sites; and other tasks specific to the projects. The HRC’s Director and Associate Director, as well as faculty leads and members of the library staff, will mentor and support Project Manager Fellows.

Fellowships come with a full-time salary of $50,000 and benefits eligibility.

Eligibility:
All graduate students in the School of Humanities who will be receiving the PhD in Spring 2019 and will be in residence in Houston from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Applicants must demonstrate familiarity with mapping or modeling technologies and have excellent communication and time-management skills.

Application Materials:
- Cover letter indicating research experience in Spatial Humanities and/or digital scholarship
- Two page CV + names and contact emails of two faculty members and/or employers who would be willing to provide recommendation letters upon request

Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree Major/Discipline Education Preferred Experience Required No experience required Type of Experience Experience Preferred Skills Required

Research and writing in the humanities broadly construed.

Skills Preferred

GIS and/or Procedural Modeling.

Physical Demands

Working in office environment.

Working Conditions

Regular office hours. Evening and weekend events and dinners on occasion.

Security Sensitive Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019

Application Materials:


  • Cover letter indicating research experience in Spatial Humanities and/or digital scholarship

  • Two page CV + names and contact emails of two faculty members and/or employers who would be willing to provide recommendation letters upon request
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/16516 Job Duties

Job Duty Name Project Management Description of Job Duty

- Manage Faculty led research projects

Percentage of Time 50 Job Duties

Job Duty Name Research Description of Job Duty

- Conduct own research

Percentage of Time 40 Job Duties

Job Duty Name Spatial Humanities Initiative Participation Description of Job Duty

- Participate in the Spatial Humanities Initiative

Percentage of Time 10 Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree?
      • Yes
      • No

     

     

     

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    Posted: 2/15/2019
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