4.0827 Jobs: Director of National MR Text Center (1/50)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Wed, 12 Dec 90 22:52:48 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0827. Wednesday, 12 Dec 1990.

Date: Tue, 11 Dec 90 12:49:50 EST
From: Robert Hollander <bobh@phoenix.Princeton.EDU>
Subject: Director's Posting

I am relaying this from Marianne Gaunt to the Project's Server and
to HUMANIST. It is scheduled to appear in the 9 Jan. 1991 issue of
_The Chronicle of Higher Education_. Potential applicants are asked
to respond by 15 February 1991.


Rutgers, the State University, invites applications and nominations for
the position of Director of the newly formed National Center for
Machine-Readable Texts in the Humanities. The National Center is a
joint enterprise of Princeton and Rutgers Universities and will serve
as a national node on an international network of centers and projects
which provide access to humanities datafiles. The Center's activities
include maintaining an online inventory of computer-readable texts;
collecting, compiling, and disseminating computer-readable texts;
participating in the development and promulgation of standards for text
encoding; and conducting educational programs to support humanities
computing instruction and research.

The Director will provide leadership in the organization and
development of the Center, will manage Center activities, and will
represent the Center before its various publics and constituents. The
Director will be responsible for preparing grant proposals and
conducting fundraising for Center activities. The Director will be
located at Rutgers, the State University.

We seek a proven leader in the field of humanities computing,
possessing good organizational and communication skills with direct
experience in text-based humanities computing. A PhD in a humanities
discipline is preferred. Creative vision, technical competence, and
the ability to administer a consortial organization are essential. A
12-month renewable appointment would be available for a suitably
qualified candidate. Application deadline Feb. 15, 1990.

Please send resume with salary requirements and three references to:

Sandra Troy
Personnel Officer
Rutgers University Libraries
169 College Ave.
New Brunswick, N.J. 08903

Rutgers, the State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative
Action Employer.