We seek candidates with a strong background in computer science and information technology and a strong interest in working in applied and applications- oriented research. The successful candidate will lead the software design as well as programming effort for integration of heterogeneous data from a wide variety of information sources related to the World-Historical Dataverse project, which is part of an active and growing World History Center. The appointee’s work will require
close collaboration with co-workers in the Department of History, the University Library System, the School of Arts & Science, and the School of Information Science. A background in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and experience with historical data is desirable. Inquiries may be addressed to Patrick Manning at pmanning@pitt. edu.
Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. before June 2010. Send letter of application, full CV, a dissertation chapter, and three letters of recommendation to Patrick Manning, Chair, World-Historical Dataverse Postdoc Search Committee, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. (Application materials may also be sent electronically to pmanning@pitt. edu.) Deadline for applications is June 1, 2010. The University of
Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
Patrick Manning, Chair
World-Historical Dataverse Postdoc Search Committee
Department of History
3702 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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