Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 09:57:57 +0100 From: "Humanist Discussion Group \(by way of Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-kcl.ac.uk>\)" <willard-AT-LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU> Subject: 22.028 more jobs: metadata manager at MITH; programmer at UNL To: <humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 28. Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/cch/research/publications/humanist.html www.princeton.edu/humanist/ Submit to: humanist-AT-princeton.edu  From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-kcl.ac.uk> (42) Subject: metadata manager position at MITH  From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-kcl.ac.uk> (60) Subject: programmer/analyst position at University of Nebraska- Lincoln -------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 09:53:35 +0100 From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-kcl.ac.uk> Subject: metadata manager position at MITH From: Neil Fraistat Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 14:59:14 -0400 The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) seeks a metadata manager to work on in-house text encoding projects as well as a collaboration with the National Gallery in Washington DC on a new digital archive under development: "The History of the Accademia di San Luca, 1589-1635: Documents from the Archivio di Stato, Rome." The successful candidate will have experience with humanities encoding projects and knowledge of TEI (preferably P5). Experience transforming TEI via XSL and DOM manipulations is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have an active research agenda and interest in proposing and developing new digital humanities projects. This is a non-tenure track faculty position. MITH is the University of Maryland's primary intellectual hub for scholars and practitioners of digital humanities, electronic literature, and cyberculture, as well as the home of the Electronic Literature Organization, the most prominent international group devoted to the writing, publishing, and reading of electronic literature. MITH functions as an applied think tank for the digital humanities in its symposia and weekly seminar series; in its furthering the excellence of MITH Fellows' research; and in its cultivation of an innovative in-house research agenda that currently clusters around digital tools, text mining and visualization, and the creation and preservation of electronic literature, digital games, and virtual worlds. MITH and the University of Maryland will host the international Digital Humanities 2009 conference. Salary range: $40,000 to $50,000 plus benefits. We will begin accepting applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to MITH's assistant director, Doug Reside (<mailto:dreside-AT-umd.edu>dreside-AT-umd.edu). -- Neil Fraistat Professor of English & Director Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) University of Maryland 301-405-5896 or 301-314-7111 (fax) <http://www.mith.umd.edu/>http://www.mith.umd.edu/ http://www.rc.umd.edu/nfraistat/home/ Willard McCarty | Professor of Humanities Computing | Centre for Computing in the Humanities | King's College London | http://staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/. Et sic in infinitum (Fludd 1617, p. 26). -------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 09:54:43 +0100 From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty-AT-kcl.ac.uk> Subject: programmer/analyst position at University of Nebraska-Lincoln From: Katherine L Walter <kwalter-AT-unlnotes.unl.edu> Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 16:42:30 -0500 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, is seeking a Programmer/Analyst II responsible for server-side programming in the Center for Digital Research for the Humanities. The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, <<http://cdrh.unl.edu>, is a joint initiative of the UNL Libraries and the UNL College of Arts & Sciences. The Center is advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research by creating unique digital content, developing text analysis and visualization tools for humanists, and encouraging the use and refinement of international standards. Duties: The individual will be building web applications intended to operate on a UNIX system. While the emphasis will be on development of open source tools for the humanities, development of commercial applications may be required as well. Must be proficient in at least one high-level language. Web applications will support research in the humanities, and it will be important for the individual to have knowledge of development processes and modern design issues, and to keep up with trends in the field. Back-end programming or application skills would be useful. Examples of research projects of the Center can be seen online at <<http://cdrh.unl.edu/projects/index.php> Funding: Position funded for an initial period of three years with possible extension. Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree in computing, computer science, or related field. A minimum of one year of Java experience is required. Year for year experience in a high level programming language may be substituted for educational requirement. Must be able to work in a team environment. Excellent communication skills are essential. Preferred: Background or interest in the humanities and experience working with Unix O/S. Salary: Salary range is $50,000 to $55,000 dependent upon the qualifications of the successful applicant. Application deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but applications received by May 30, 2008 will be assured of full consideration. Candidates should submit a letter of application and current resumes, which explicitly addresses how their education, relevant experience, and other relevant qualifications meet the responsibilities and qualifications for this vacancy. The candidate should also submit the names, current addresses, and current telephone numbers of three references who are knowledgeable of the candidate's qualifications for this vacancy to: <<http://employment.unl.edu>. Job requisition number 080391. Available: July 1, 2008 For more information contact: Brian Pytlik Zillig, (402) 472-4547, bzillig1-AT-unl.edu ***************************************** Katherine L. Walter Co-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections Dept. University of Nebraska-Lincoln 319 Love Library Lincoln NE 68588-4100 voice: (402) 472-3939 kwalter1-AT-unl.edu <http://cdrh.unl.edu>http://cdrh.unl.edu Willard McCarty | Professor of Humanities Computing | Centre for Computing in the Humanities | King's College London | http://staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/. Et sic in infinitum (Fludd 1617, p. 26).
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