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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 143.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: "Jeanne M. Laseman" <j-laseman@nwu.edu> (20)
             Subject: academic job at Northwestern

       [2] From: Neil Fraistat <nf5@umail.umd.edu> (48)
             Subject: academic job at UMD

             Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 06:30:51 +0100
             From: "Jeanne M. Laseman" <j-laseman@nwu.edu>
             Subject: academic job at Northwestern

    Northwestern University Program in Comparative Literary Studies announces
    an open rank position in Literature and New Media (pending final budgetary
    approval). We are looking for a dynamic and independent scholar and teacher
    who can think in imaginative ways about the relationship of new media,
    particularly digital media, to traditional literary studies. The successful
    candidate will be a member of the CLS faculty with an appointment in an
    appropriate literature or humanities department of the College.

    To apply, please send a CV and three letters of recommendation (junior
    candidates should also include a dissertation abstract) to Andrew Wachtel,
    Director, Program in Comparative Literary Studies Northwestern University,
    Evanston, IL 60208-2205. Application deadline: Senior candidates October
    13,2000; Junior candidates November 1,2000. We particularly encourage
    applications from women and minority candidates.
    For more information e-mail: a-wachtel@northwestern.edu

    [Posted by Jeanne Laseman, j-laseman@nwu.edu
    Northwestern University
    Slavic Languages and Comp. Lit.
    1859 Sheridan Rd. Evanston IL, 60208-2206
    Kresge 135 Ph: (847)491-5636 Fax:(847)467-2596]

             Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2000 06:32:50 +0100
             From: Neil Fraistat <nf5@umail.umd.edu>
             Subject: academic job at UMD

    University of Maryland Libraries
    Non-Tenured Faculty Position Vacancy
    TITLE: Librarian, Instructional Development Coordinator
    LOCATION: Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
    CATEGORY: Non-Tenured Faculty, Full-Time (12-Month Appointment)
    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    ENVIRONMENT: MITH is an interdisciplinary institute devoted to exploring
    ways in which new technologies can be used in university research,
    teaching, and community outreach. Funded in part by a National Endowment
    for the Humanities Challenge Grant, MITH is a joint venture of the College
    of Arts and Humanities, the University Libraries, and the Office of
    Information Technology. MITH plays a pioneering role in expanding
    humanities research and education through a broad array of
    programs. Additional information about MITH can be found at: HYPERLINK
    http://www.mith.umd.edu http://www.mith.umd.edu.

    RESPONSIBILITIES: This position serves as the primary resource person to
    teaching faculty in all phases of humanities technology use, from
    conceptualizing options to designing programs to deploying them in the
    classroom. The Coordinator has general managerial oversight of the
    Institute's facilities and its graduate and undergraduate student staff,
    reports to the MITH Director, and works closely with the Libraries'
    Electronic Text and Imaging Center (ETIC), the campus Center for Teaching
    Excellence, and the Office of Information Technology's Instructional
    Technology Group.
    QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Graduate degree in the Humanities, Library
    Science, Education, or related field. Demonstrated working knowledge of
    HTML, SGML and XML encoding, particularly the Text Encoding Initiative
    (TEI). Familiarity with a variety of operating systems (e.g., UNIX, MAC,
    Windows, Linux). Expertise in using state of the art software. Experience
    in the production, storage, and retrieval of archival quality
    images. Experience with collaborative project development. Demonstrated
    excellent oral, written, and organizational skills. Preferred:
    Instructional design, curriculum development, database management,
    teaching, multimedia and/or graphics experience. Experience in coding and
    scripting languages (e.g., C, C+, Java, JavaScript, and Perl) would also be

    BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave and 3 personal days; 14 paid holidays; 15
    days sick leave. Employer contributes to health insurance and retirement
    (State pension or TIAA-CREF), tuition remission.

    APPLICATIONS: For full consideration, submit a cover letter, a resume and
    names/addresses of three references by August 21, 2000. Applications
    accepted until the position is filled. Ray Foster, Library Personnel, Room
    #4105, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
    7011. Fax:(301)314-9960.

    Detailed Job Description at:

    Libraries' Web Address: http://www.lib.umd.edu/UMCP


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