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Coordinator wanted for Indological web project at Heidelberg University

October 20, 2017 - 01:37

The project “SARIT: Enriching Digital Text Collections in Indology”, directed by Professors Sheldon Pollock at Columbia University in New York, USA; and Birgit Kellner at University of Heidelberg, Germany, announces a position as Project coordinator for its Heidelberg sub-project. Candidates should hold a MA or equivalent degree in Indology, Buddhist Studies or related field at the time of appointment. Knowledge of Sanskrit is required; proficiency in English is necessary. Deadline for applications is 31 July 2013. 
SARIT aims to enhance its Indological web platform through high-quality TEI-conformant digital editions of key texts in the areas of Buddhist philosophy (especially epistemology and logic), Vedic hermeneutics, and literary theory.
The web platform SARIT will also be integrated with two bio-bibliographical databases within a new and collaborative platform for Indological research, and disseminate standards and best practice models for digital text projects in the field. Besides technical work, the successful applicant should act as main liaison with the partners in Columbia and with technical staff of the Heidelberg Research Architecture (HRA), Heidelberg’s digital humanities unit. More information.
Coordinator wanted for Indological web project at Heidelberg University

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Date:
October 20, 2017
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01:37