The position is part of a cooperation between TU Berlin (Institute for Art History and Historical Urban Studies) and the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften (CVMA Potsdam, Centre for Research in Stained Glass / Arbeitsstelle für Glasmalereiforschung).
research on the digital cataloguing and representation of architecturally embedded cultural assets, in cooperation with the Institute for Art History and Historical Urban Studies, the CVMA Research Centre in Potsdam and the Departments for Digital Humanities at the BBAW (TELOTA) and the Academy for Sciences and Literature in Mainz
requirements analysis and evaluation of existing methods, systems, visualisation components and metadata standards for the digital cataloguing of architecturally embedded artefacts in closed environments
development of an appropriate research infrastructure which combines visualisation and sustainable scholarly data management, using the image and metadata repositories of the CVMA as a sample (medieval stained glass)
teaching as part of the curriculum of the BA course “Culture and Technology” and the MA course for Art History
successful completion of an academic degree (Diplom, Master or equivalent), preferably art history or related disciplines with experience in programming and/or web development
open to interdisciplinary teaching and research projects in the humanities; able to work in a team
programming skills (e.g. Java, Python, PHP)
fluent in English
experience in working with the IIIF framework
experience in semantic data analysis and ontology with CIDOC CRM
working knowledge of tools for image administration and analysis (e.g. exiftool, digilib)
working knowledge about metadata standards in the administration of image libraries (e.g. XMP, METS, EAD) as well as academic normative data repositories (e.g. GND, Iconclass)
experience with 3D modelling and/or programming with 3D tools in a web context (e.g. WebGL)
How to apply:
Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät I, Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Historische Urbanistik, Frau Prof. Dr. Bushart, Sekr. A 56, Straße des 17. Juni 150/152, 10623 Berlin or by e-mail (in pdf) to email@example.com.
To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired.
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