We are seeking to hire a European Project Officer, recruited by TGIR Huma-Num and based in Paris, France, to work 50% for Huma-Num and 50% for the European Research Infrastructure DARIAH.
The tasks will be distributed accordingly:
- 50% DARIAH work: to assist the national coordinators of the 19 member countries participating in the DARIAH infrastructure in their various national missions (administration, finance, communication, etc.). The officer will also work on implementing the new strategy of DARIAH in terms of its Cooperating Partners.
- 50% Huma-Num work: to participate in the international activity of the unit, particularly around the European infrastructure DARIAH (e.g. participation in the European project SSHOC).
DARIAH is a European research infrastructure aimed at developing and supporting research in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. It relies on the contributions and national structures of its 19 member countries to build, at the European level, a network of people, expertise, tools and services in the field of digital humanities. The National Coordinators Committee (NCC) is at the heart of DARIAH’s governance and operations. The mission of the person recruited will be to ensure its smooth operation and sustainability as well as to contribute to the success of the NCC’s missions.
The European H2020 project SSHOC (Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud) aims to develop components specifically targeted towards SSH for the EOSC (European Open Sciences Cloud), a strategic European initiative to valorise research data. The project began on January 1, 2019 and will run for 40 months, involving five major European SSH Research Infrastructures and fourteen European partners.
The person recruited will be assigned to the Very Large Research Infrastructure – TGIR Huma-Num, supported by the CNRS, the University of Aix Marseille and the Campus Condorcet. The person recruited will join the international activities of Huma-Num under the responsibility of the unit manager and will collaborate with the various Huma-Num departments within a unit currently composed of 22 people based in Paris and Lyon.
The applicant is expected to have:
- Good knowledge of the digital tools used in Digital Humanities
- Proficiency in the technologies used for Digital Humanities
- Good knowledge of the European landscape of research infrastructures and the mechanisms for funding research in SSH
- Communication skills, diplomacy and listening skills
- Adaptability and strength of proposal
- Analytical and drafting skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English (B2 level)
- Ability to engage with project partners in an international environment
Training and professional experience:
- Ideally, the applicant will hold a relevant third-level degree in a humanities discipline complemented by training in Digital Humanities and experience in a digital humanities research project
- Initial experience in a European project would be an asset