Job: Research Associate for Environment & Society Portal

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society is seeking a Research Associate to join our small team working on the Environment & Society Portal, the Rachel Carson Center’s gateway to openly accessible resources on the human-environment relationship. This is a part-time (19h/week) position suitable for PhD candidates. The position starts 15 November 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter; the initial contract will be for six months with the possibility of renewal.

Responsibilities include:

  • Project management for the Environment & Society Portal’s virtual exhibitions
  • Correspond with partners and contributors, track projects agreements and image licenses
  • Research, fact-check, edit, and format texts, images, and metadata
  • Prepare materials for publication within the Portal’s content management system

Candidates should have an MA or equivalent in humanities or social sciences, strong computer skills, familiarity with digital humanities and electronic publishing, and excellent written English; knowledge of German or other languages desirable.

Applications must be received by 22 September 2015. For more information on the job requirements and how to apply, please download the full job advertisement (PDF, 50 KB) or view it on the Environment & Society website.

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