2012-04-06: Job: Data Visualization Coordinator, Brown University Library, Providence, Rhode Island, US

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In the fall 2012, the Brown University Library will open a state-of-the-art Digital Scholarship Lab, which will feature a high-resolution tiled video display wall, surround sound, and the ability to interact with the wall using peripheral devices. The Digital Scholarship Lab will provide the facilities for scholars across the disciplines to engage with research data using advanced visualization software, to examine and compare high-resolution digital content, and to experience audiovisual media in a setting unique on Brown’s campus. The Lab will complement other visualization resources on campus, including the Center for Computing and Visualization’s CAVE and the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

The Data Visualization Coordinator oversees the operation of the Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) and identifies, installs, and supports software to facilitate information visualization across multiple disciplines within the context of the DSL. The position is responsible for providing instruction and outreach to faculty, students, and interdisciplinary campus groups in their use of the DSL, and will support individual and course-based visualization projects. S/He provides leadership in developing visualization services in concert with complementary services on campus and responds to student and faculty teaching and learning needs as well as research computing strategies as they make use of the DSL. The position reports to the Director of Library Digital Technologies and is a member of the Center for Digital Scholarship within the Brown University Library.

To apply for this position (JOB #B01394), please visit Brown’s Online Employment website (https://careers.brown.edu), complete an application online, attach documents, and submit for immediate consideration. Documents should include cover letter, resume, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.