Chief Archivist/Principal Information Scientist (full-time)
Budapest, Budapest Hungary
January 01, 1970
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (http://www.osaarchivum.org/) at Central European University (https://www.ceu.edu/) invites applications for the Chief Archivist/Principal Information Scientist position. Blinken OSA wants to make an exciting appointment that allows the Archives to hire someone either with requisite academic degrees in the humanities or information science or relevant practical experience, in a university, corporate or NGO setting, in digital and information technologies.
Blinken OSA hopes to attract an unusual intellectual who is ready to experiment and to take calculated professional and intellectual risks; who is passionate about new archival and library theories, technologies, trends in digital media, digital humanities, and open access; and who is highly knowledgeable about emerging IT solutions.
The ideal candidate either works in the field of information technology, but has a deep interest in the philosophy of science, cognitive science, network science or a related field; or works in the humanities or the social sciences, but possesses wide-ranging knowledge of information technology or computer science and data management.
Duties and responsibilities
The successful candidate will have a senior position in Blinken OSA and will take part in research and teaching.
The Archives is working on new technologies and methodologies in authenticating documents, historical/forensic evidence. The Chief Archivist/Principal Information Scientist guides and advocates for the ongoing development of physical and digital collections, services, and programs to the Central European University community and the Open Society Foundations (OSF) Network globally. S/he will be one of the intellectual leaders of the institution in charge of developing new intellectual and academic directions
We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract is for 2 years with the possibility of renewal.
How to apply
Applicants need to submit:
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Please send your complete application package to:
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