Greenhouse Studios is looking for creative collaborators. Please apply directly via the links below or contact us for more information.
Greenhouse Studios Mellon Fellow
Our collaborative, interdisciplinary unit is now accepting applications for a research fellow with an anticipated start date of October 2017 and an appointment term of two years. The Greenhouse Studios Mellon Fellow will contribute leadership, project management, and research expertise to the production of collaborative multimodal works of scholarship and will support the strategic initiatives of Greenhouse Studios. The ideal candidate will bring one or a combination of the following to the position: experience in the production of digital scholarship and/or online publishing; experience with design principles and processes and/or a knowledge of web and interactive design; a knowledge of current and emerging digital technologies in data management, access, and preservation. Applicants must possess a terminal degree in the humanities or social sciences, fine arts, or library and information science.
Greenhouse Studios is seeking to fill the new role of Greenhouse Studios Design Technologist with a flexible, collaborative, self-directive, and innovative individual. This is a two year, grant-funded position and the successful candidate will serve as a foundational member of a team of researchers taking on a major Mellon-funded initiative to redefine scholarly communication in the digital age. Under the general supervision of the Greenhouse Studios Coordinator, the Design Technologist supports the collaborative creation and implementation of scholarly work for Greenhouse Studios | Scholarly Communications Design. Greenhouse Studios is a joint effort of the UConn Library, School of Fine Arts, and the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, with each contributing resources and personnel to advance scholarly communications research. As a member of the Greenhouse Studios’ core staff, the Design Technologist collaborates with interdisciplinary project teams across the University to conceive and develop technical approaches and design solutions to support scholarly expression across the University. The Design Technologist maintains current awareness of relevant technologies and applies that knowledge as part of Greenhouse Studios projects, in an effort to support and advance the field of scholarly communication.
Graduate Research Assistant
The Department of Digital Media and Design is pleased to announce a funded two-year M.F.A. studentship in Digital Media & Design (concentration open). The studentship will provide full tuition, health benefits, and a half-time graduate research assistantship with Greenhouse Studios / Scholarly Communications Design at UConn. Greenhouse Studios Graduate Assistants provide artistic, design, creative expression, and technical implementation assistance to Greenhouse Studios projects. Working in a dynamic, team environment alongside faculty, library, editor, and student colleagues, graduate assistants contribute to the production of collaborative multimedia research objects. Other responsibilities include supporting day-to-day operations of the Greenhouse Studios, its directors, and its collaborative workspace. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring artist or scholar to work in close collaboration with experts from a range of fields and to experiment with new modes of expression and communication.