21.470 jobs at NYU

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard_at_mccarty.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 14:39:09 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 470.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 14:23:37 +0000
         From: Willard McCarty <willard_at_mccarty.me.uk>
         Subject: jobs at NYU

From: Matthew Zimmerman <mz34_at_nyu.edu>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 17:59:17 -0500

Information Technology Services at New York
University has two openings that we hope will
appeal to readers of the Humanist. Information
Technology Services (ITS) is NYU's central
organization for technology-based services for
University faculty, students, staff, and
administrators. ITS provides computer, network,
telephony and Internet services to the entire
University. ITS comprises the Office of the Chief
Information Technology Officer and five service
departments working together in support of the
broad spectrum of University activities.

1. Faculty Technology Specialist:

ITS at New York University is looking to hire a
Faculty Technology Specialist that will provide
client service, technical knowledge, technical
development and communications expertise in
support of state-of-the-art computer technology
used by faculty and researchers for teaching and
research. The Specialist will advise and consult
with faculty and researchers in the design,
development, and implementation of information
technology services for teaching and research.
Provide technical support to faculty and
researchers in curriculum and research
development. S/he will develop and deliver
training programs including conducting seminars,
training sessions, and workshops.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a
Bachelor's degree and 3 years relevant experience
or an equivalent combination. The hired candidate
must have experience supporting information
technology, training, programming and client
service and experience in one of the following
areas: Instructional design, Statistical
computing, GIS, High Performance Computing,
Visualization, Advanced Video, Advanced Imaging.

To apply:

2. Faculty Technology Specialist -- Statistical Research

(ITS) at New York University has an opening for a
Faculty Technology Specialist (Statistical
Research) in the ITS Statistical Lab and Data
Services. The lab is a unit within New York
University's Faculty Technology Services. The lab
is the university's statistical information
center for research and quantitative analysis
providing in-depth consulting for statistical
software, quantitative methods, Social Science
data resources, geospatial resources and
analysis, and technical developments relevant to
research computing, including emerging data
curation services. Lab staff will participate in
new collaborations with NYU's division of
libraries, including digital library and
repository service development related to scholarly communication and=

*Position Responsibilities*
-- Consult with and provide guidance to faculty at
all stages of the research process on
discipline-related needs including statistics,
geospatial analysis and data management.
-- Provide statistical and technical support to
users of the statistical laboratory teaching and research facilities.
-- Assist users in managing, analyzing, and
producing teaching and research projects with
statistical and/or geospatial data.
-- Develop online documentation and training
materials relevant to statistics and data management.
-- Help manage workshops and consulting services
for faculty, students, and data center consultants.
-- Provide expertise, guidance, and feedback to student consultants.
-- Work collaboratively with other IT and library
service units (Faculty Technology Services and
the Business and Documents Reference Center).
Qualifications Education and Experience*
-- BA/BS or MA degree in statistics, social
sciences, information science or related fields
and two years of experience in an academic
teaching, research, or user services environment,
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
-- Experience with advanced statistics methodology
and related software (SPSS, SAS, STATA, R, GIS applications)
-- Firm understanding of technical applications in
statistical research and instruction.
-- Preferred: ABD or Master's degree; statistical
consulting experience and/or quantitative
teaching in a social science field; knowledge of
and experience with GIS, databases and data
management; experience managing websites relating
to statistics, data resources, geospatial and/or social science computing.
Skills & Abilities*
-- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
-- Preferred: Experience with HTML/XML, UNIX,
network protocols, Perl, PHP, and Java programming.

To apply:
Matthew Zimmerman
Manager, Faculty Technology Services
New York University
office: 212-998-3038
cell: 917-7107301
Received on Thu Jan 10 2008 - 09:50:25 EST

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