[GeoHumanities SIG] job at Trinity College Dublin
k-weimer at library.tamu.edu
Sat Dec 21 21:44:25 CET 2013
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On 12/20/13 12:30 AM, "Humanist Discussion Group"
<willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 641.
> Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2013 02:36:39 +0000
> From: Alexander O'Connor <Alex.OConnor at scss.tcd.ie>
> Subject: Job Posting: GIS Web Developer
>Web-Developer for GIS on the Fagel Project,
>Trinity College Dublin
>Fagel Map Project
>The Fagel archive contains one of the finest pre-1800 cartographic
>collections anywhere in the world, unsurpassed in terms of quality and
>standard of preservation. The Fagel material is practically unknown
>outside of Trinity College Dublin yet it includes the finest surviving
>examples of seventeenth and eighteenth century Dutch, French and German
>cartography, as well as complete sets of coloured town plans for every
>major settlement in the known world, hundreds of contemporary battle
>plans and the first detailed maps of many countries as and when they
>were first surveyed. Building on the success of Trinity Colleges Down
>Survey of Ireland map project (http://downsurvey.tcd.ie), the Fagel
>collection is to be made available to the public for the first time.
>The Fagel project (2014-15) will create an open access web portal which
>includes digital images of the entire Fagel cartographic collection.
>This project, in direct collaboration with Google, will allow access to
>images through both a Google Maps interface, whereby the user can point
>to a place on a modern globe, select a date and the appropriate map(s)
>will appear, or through traditional keyword and faceted search. Image
>characteristics will include location, date, cartographer, place of
>publication, as well as various themes. Themed search will enable the
>user to browse maps by type; for example, charts, military plans or
>colonial maps. The Fagel portal will be the largest single source of
>pre-1800 cartography anywhere in the world.
>Job Description: Web-Developer for GIS on the Fagel Project, TCD
>Contract: Full time, fixed term -- 12-month post (approx. April
>Salary: 37,750-40,003 euro per annum
>1. Geo-Referencing of Image Data
>2. Encoding of Geographic Data
>3. Database Development
>4. Web Front-End Development
>5. Identify research projects related to the Fagel Collection
>Desirable Skills and Experience:
>1. Google Maps / ARCGIS
>4. HTML, CSS
>7. Strong initiative in developing research projects
>8. Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
>9. Experience of the following would be an advantage (but is not a
>necessity): MARC-XML; Leaflet JS; 3D Terrain Modelling.
>Candidates should submit a cover letter (600-1000 words) expressing your
>suitability for the position together with a full curriculum vitae to
>include the names and contact details of 3 referees (email addresses if
>possible) to Séamus Lawless - Seamus.Lawless at scss.tcd.ie with the
>subject heading "Fagel Web-Developer for GIS".
>Dr. Alexander O'Connor
>Knowledge & Data Engineering Group
>School of Computer Science & Statistics
>Trinity College, Dublin
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