Four positions of Student Researcher are available as part of an internally-funded grant project. Undergraduates from any discipline may apply; coursework in Media Arts, Art History, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Geography, and Library Science is preferred. Student Researchers will contribute to a collaborative and interdisciplinary project devoted to reimagining eighteenth-century architectural illustrations and maps by Giovanni Piranesi from USC’s Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Working in teams along with a Project Manager during the academic year, Student Researchers will scope digital visualization and image manipulation programs, develop two thematic “mock-up” demonstrations, determine the time, labor, and technology necessary to fulfill future project goals, and share “mock-ups” with project staff and faculty participants. Working knowledge of Italian preferred but not essential.
Pay rate: $10/hr; 10 hours/week
Preferred qualification: minimum GPA of 3.5.
Start date: Aug 1, 2017; End date: June 30, 2018
Please submit a detailed cv and list any training or work experience in digital technology, by July 15.
Jeanne M. Britton
Curator, Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
University of South Carolina