Student Researcher at the Center for Digital Humanities

Pay rate:
$15/hr; 10 hours/week

Student Researchers will contribute to a collaborative and interdisciplinary project devoted to reimagining eighteenth-century architectural illustrations and maps by Giovanni Piranesi that are housed in USC’s Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Under the guidance of project staff, student workers will produce digital pages in the open-source program Scalar following the models in the developing pages at digitalpiranesi.org. Work will primarily take place at the Center for Digital Humanities, located in the Innovation Center (IBM building) on Assembly Street.

Four positions of Student Researcher are available as part of this grant-funded project for academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Current USC undergraduates from any discipline may apply; a major or significant coursework in Media Arts, Art History, Classics, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Geography, and Languages and Literatures (especially Italian) is preferred.

Required qualifications: current USC student, GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Start date: Sept 2, 2019 (tentative)

As soon as possible, please submit a detailed cv (including any training or work experience in digital technology) and a cover letter describing your interest in this position to Jeanne Britton at jbritton@mailbox.sc.edu.