Göttingen, 14.01.2018

At the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH) of the Georg-August- Universität a positions is available as

Student Assistant

(studentische Hilfskraft, SHK)

in the areas of Content Management Systems (CMS) and technical assistance with data curation, presentation and refinement. The GCDH maintains a website and supports research projects in the Digital Humanities in various ways. To complete our team we hire a student assistant to technically maintain and take care of a CMS (Typo3) and support data refinement and curation in various research projects.

In order to develop our team and infrastructure, we seek a skilled and motivated student assistant on the  basis of 10 hours per week for an initial period of 6 months with the possibility of extension. Flexible working conditions may apply, but students must be enrolled in a relevant Bachelor or Master Study program in Germany. For this task we prefer students from Computer Sciences and neighboring fields, although skilled Humanities or DH students can also apply.


Your tasks

• Support with administration of Typo3 CMS (8.7 LTS).

Your profile

• BA or MA student in Computer Science or similar skills in Applied Informatics

• Experience with Linux based Webserver Systems (LAMP) and Typo3 CMS; Basic knowledge of CSS, HTML5 and Typoscript are a plus

• PHP and/or Java programming skills; experience with XML/XSLT and Apache Solr/LUCENE solutions are a plus

• Fluency in English and/or German

• Team player with good time management and communication abilities.


Please send inquiries and applications to ed.gdwg@alttewj

The position is open until filled.


Dr. Jörg Wettlaufer

Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH) Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Full text of job offer (PDF)