Editing Modernism in Canada


November 26, 2010

Project Manager Position at CWRC

The Canadian Writing Research Collaboratory (CWRC) seeks a project manager to play a vital role in developing online infrastructure for humanities scholars. CWRC will produce a virtual research environment for the study of writing in Canada, in partnership with other open-source software initiatives and with literary researchers. It will build a repository, a layer of services for the production, use, and analysis of repository and federated materials, and an interface. More information about the project is available at: http://cwrc.cs.ualberta.ca/index.php/General:CWRC.

Reporting to the Project Leader, the project manager will be a full participant in project development. We require a dedicated team member, with depth of knowledge in literary studies and familiarity with the digital humanities, to play a key role in planning infrastructure development, coordinating user needs analysis, assisting in developing specifications for contract work and partnership agreements, evaluating work in progress and completed, and managing one or more subprojects in the software development process. The project manager will help represent the project to the University, project partners, and external communities. We need someone with strong prioritizing, organizational and problem-solving skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the confidence to work independently, and the ability to establish and maintain quality relationships with CWRC researchers, partners, employees, and contractors.

The position is a full-time Trust/Research academic staff position, with benefits, at the University of Alberta for a minimum of three years. The deadline for application in the form of a c.v. and a letter of interest is Dec. 10.

Full details can be viewed at http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A110413063/

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