Digital Scholarship Research Developer: Stanford Ctr for Interdisciplinary Digital Research

at Stanford University Libraries (view profile)
Location Stanford, California
Date Posted March 13, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Twitter Handle @StanfordCIDR


The Stanford University Libraries’ Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is seeking a full-time Digital Scholarship Research Developer to build sophisticated, sustainable, and generalizable projects and platforms in order to support interdisciplinary research in the computational social sciences and digital humanities at Stanford. Regular tasks will include analyzing, designing, developing, deploying, modifying, and maintaining computer programs in systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.

Reporting to the head of CIDR, the successful candidate will join a distinguished and widely recognized team of software developers and academic and library technologists with combined decades of expertise in the computational social sciences and digital humanities. Its activities support research and teaching in these fields for the Stanford community. CIDR collaborates both with individual faculty and with Departments, Centers and Institutes engaged in digital research, such as the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA); the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRiSS); the Stanford Humanities Center; and the Center for Computational Social Sciences. CIDR is also a hub for collaboration and communication among social science and digital humanities scholars, library curators, and professional developers, promoting a sense of shared purpose in support of the Stanford mission of research and teaching.