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Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Sat, 28 Nov 1998 16:55:15 +0000 (GMT)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 319.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: "R.G. Siemens" <Raymond.Siemens@UAlberta.ca> (77)
Subject: job(s) at Edmonton, Canada

[2] From: David Zeitlyn <D.Zeitlyn@ukc.ac.uk> (27)
Subject: Professorship in Social Anthropology at UKC

Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 12:17:58 +0000
From: "R.G. Siemens" <Raymond.Siemens@UAlberta.ca>
Subject: job(s) at Edmonton

The Department of English, University of Alberta, invites applications for
two tenurable positions at the Assistant Professor level in any of the
following areas: Victorian literature, Critical race theory, African
literatures in English, Theory and practice of cyber-culture (successful
applicants for this position should have some hands-on experience with
computing in humanities disciplines and research interests in any of the
following areas: the WWW, politics and economics of access to
cyber-culture, virtual reality, technology and pedagogy, bibliography and
editing, media history. Applicants should have a completed PhD or be close
to finishing it by the time of appointment, teaching experience, and
publications. Appointments commence July 1, 1999. The University of Alberta
(www.ualberta.ca) is one of Canada's five largest research-intensive
universities, with annual re-search income from external sources of more
than $112 million. The University is located in Edmonton, the vibrant,
cosmopolitan capital city of the province of Alberta. The Edmonton area has
a population of about 875,000. Opened in 1908, the University of Alberta
has a 90 year tradition of scholarly achievements and commitment to
excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. Almost
30,000 students are served by more than 60 programs and 165
specializations. The Department of English
(www.ualberta.ca/~english/enghome1.htm) has 55 tenured or tenure-track
members, approximately 135 graduate students, 100 Honors programme
students, and over 700 majors. The Department houses major research
initiatives like The Orlando Project (www.ualberta .ca/ORLANDO/) and
research institutes like the Medieval and Early Modern Institute
(www.ualberta.ca/~englishd /memi.htm). The University of Alberta is engaged
in a five-year process of faculty renewal which will result in refilling
35% of continuing faculty positions by the year 2000. New appointments to
the Department of English will help to shape the future of literary studies
in a vital, energetic department. In accordance with Canadian Immigration
requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and
permanent residents. If suitable Canadian citizens and permanent residents
cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. Candidates should
ask three referees to send letters directly to: Dr. Jo-Ann Wallace, Chair,
Department of English, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada,
T6G 2E5. Candidates should also send the Chair a letter of application, a
writing sample, a complete curriculum vitae, and the names of referees, and
should arrange for the Chair to receive graduate and undergraduate
transcripts. Only complete applications received by February 15, 1999 will
be considered; candidates are responsible for ensuring that transcripts and
letters of reference are received by the Department. The University of
Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. As an
employer, we welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications
from all qualified women and men, including Aboriginal peoples, persons
with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.=20

R.G. Siemens
Department of English, U of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. T6G 2E5.
Editor, Early Modern Literary Studies: http://purl.oclc.org/emls/emlshome.h=
wk. phone: (403) 492-7833 fax: (403) 492-8142
e-mail: Raymond.Siemens@UAlberta.ca
www homepage: http://purl.oclc.org/NET/R_G_Siemens.htm

* Oct. 1 - Nov. 30, 1998: #7 Stewart St., Oxford, UK. OX1 4RH. Ph: (01865)

Date: Fri, 27 Nov 1998 12:33:25 +0000
From: David Zeitlyn <D.Zeitlyn@ukc.ac.uk>
Subject: Professorship in Social Anthropology at UKC

Professorship in Social Anthropology

Applications are invited for a Professorship in Social Anthropology in the
Department of Anthropology. The appointment will run from 1 September 1999,
or as soon as possible thereafter. At this stage we are seeking candidates
from any field of social anthropology with a strong research profile and
demonstrated experience of research management and leadership. The
successful candidate will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate
and graduate teaching in the Department and to undertake administrative
duties appropriate to the rank of Professor, including, and subject to
normal University and Departmental procedures, the headship of the
Department at an appropriate point.

The appointment will be on the Professorial Scale, beginning at =A334,791,
and subject to the qualifications of the person selected.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor R. F. Ellen (tel: 01227 764000
extn 3421). Please telephone the Personnel Office for further particulars
on tel. 01227 827837 (24 hours) or 823674 (Minicom), or write to The
Personnel Office, The Registry, University of Kent, Canterbury. Kent CT2
7NZ. Please quote reference A99/26.

Closing date: 15 January 1999

The University is committed to implementing its Equal Opportunities Policy.

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