14.0757 job at the Canterbury Tales Project

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 757.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 06:27:04 +0000
             From: Barbara Bordalejo <bb268@nyu.edu>
             Subject: Canterbury Tales Project


    >Dear everyone
    >We at the Canterbury Tales Project are looking for a research officer to
    >help us carry on our research program. North American candidates please
    >note: short-listed candidates may be interviewed at the Kalamazoo
    >If you have any queries about this, please email Peter Robinson at
    >Here is the job advertisement!
    >Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
    >Centre for Technology and the Arts
    >Research Officer (three year contract)
    >(Canterbury Tales Project)
    >16,209 - 24,731
    >Following a major five-year funding award from the Arts and Humanities
    >Research Board, the Canterbury Tales Project requires a committed Research
    >Officer to work with the projects team in Leicester on the preparation and
    >publication of the materials gathered by the project. The project is based
    >in Leicester with partners in five universities in England and North
    >America. It aims at the transcription, collation, analysis and electronic
    >publication of all fifteenth-century manuscripts and printed
    >editions of the Tales.
    >The project is using new computer methods to explore the history of the many
    >different surviving manuscripts and is pioneering new methods of analysis
    >and electronic publication.
    >You will have completed a masters level course with a concentration in
    >English medieval studies and should have a strong interest in manuscripts
    >and/or textual scholarship. You should also be computer competent. However,
    >training will be given in the tools of transcription, collation and analysis
    >and electronic publication used by the project. There will be an opportunity
    >to undertake doctoral research using the projects materials. The post may
    >also suit a recently qualified doctoral candidate who has a specialisation
    >in a relevant area.
    >Further information about the project and the Centre of Technology and the
    >Arts is available on the Centres website at http//www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/
    >Application forms and further details are available from:
    >The Human Resources Team, De Montfort University,
    >The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH.
    >Tel: 0116. 250 6433 (24 hour answerphone)
    >Please Quote Ref: 2045.
    >Closing date: 5 April 2001.
    >Interviews will be held in Leicester and at
    >Kalamazoo Medieval Conference in Michigan,
    >US in early May.

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