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The Buddhist Digital Resource Center, Inc. seeks a Buddhist Studies Research Scholar to lead the development of an online repository of Buddhist texts and cultural heritage information.
The Buddhist Studies Post-Doctoral Research Scholar will provide scholarly expertise in Buddhist Studies to advance the creation of the Buddhist Universal Digital Archive (BUDA), a multi-language digital repository of Buddhist texts in Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese and Tibetan. The research scholar will work closely with our board of advisors, our board of directors, and senior librarians in our home office in Cambridge, MA. Report to the Executive Director of BDRC in Cambridge, MA, the Buddhist Studies Postdoctoral Research Scholar will identify important collections of Buddhist materials scattered in the world’s great libraries, and document these materials using BDRC’s linked open data framework. This is a great opportunity for a Buddhist Studies expert with a keen interest in textual studies to lead the development of a massive online repository of Buddhist texts and Buddhist cultural heritage information.
Posting Date: 05/02/2017
Closing Date 07/31/2017