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Junior Technical Research Assistant (f/m) for the SNF project "Polifonia sforzesca"

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. Basel (Schweiz), 10.07.2017

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland includes
nine schools. We are looking for you to join the Academy of Music, Schola
Cantorum Basiliensis – Institute for Early Music in Basel, Switzerland, at the
earliest possible date:

Junior Technical Research Assistant (50%) for the SNF project "Polifonia sforzesca"
at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
(30 months)

Your tasks: As part of a four-member research team you will participate in the research activities of the forthcoming SNF project "Polifonia sforzesca" at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, which is expected to start in January 2018. You will be in charge of the technical aspects of the project and you will manage the interaction between the research work and the project‘s technical infra­struc­tures. In close cooperation with the colleagues of the research team, you will work at an online edition of the "motetti missales" repertory of the end of the fifteenth century. Furthermore, you will develop your technical skills to contribute to design and build an Omeka-based research portal which will include the online edition, the Motet Cycles Database (see motetcycles.com), as well as the digiti­zation of selected sources and their metadata.
Your profile: You have recently completed a Master‘s programme in music or musicology (or another field with additional musical competences) and you are interested in the application of digital humanities to music. You can look back on practical experience with digital editions and ideally with Omeka (or a comparable web-publishing platform). Furthermore, you are able to encode Renaissance music in MEI. You have a very good command of oral and written English and a basic knowledge of German. A strong interest in team-oriented and collaborative work as well as willingness to improve your skills related to digital techniques in the course of the project round off your profile.
Please submit your application before 26 August 2017 online via the following button. For further information please contact Dr. Agnese Pavanello, research associate, P +41 61 264 57 57. Email: agnese.pavanello@fhnw.ch
Nadja Sele, HR representative
www.fhnw.ch
www.musik-akademie.ch

Bewerbungsschluss: 26.08.2017