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Date: Sun, 01 Jun 2008 09:55:18 +0100
From: "Humanist Discussion Group \(by way of Willard McCarty              <>\)" <willard-AT-LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU>
Subject: 22.052 job at MITH
To: <humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU>

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 52.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 10:09:17 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <>
         Subject: job at MITH

From: Neil Fraistat
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 10:31:59 -0400

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the
University of Maryland in College Park is seeking a full time web
programmer/designer to develop and maintain software and user
interfaces for MITH's projects, work with MITH fellows to create
visual themes for their work, design print publicity for MITH's work,
and maintain MySQL databases for existing MITH projects.

The successful candidate will at the minimum have a bachelor's degree
and will be proficient in PHP, Adobe Flash/ActionScript, and
JavaScript, able to use multimedia tools such as Photoshop and the
GIMP as well as HTML and CSS to design and encode web pages, and be
familiar with cross browser compatibility issues.  The ability to
work well individually and in a team environment and to produce
high-quality work under tightly defined deadlines is essential.

Located in McKeldin Library at the heart of the campus, MITH is the
University of Maryland's primary intellectual hub for scholars and
practitioners of digital humanities, new media, 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's house research includes
projects in text mining, tool building, visualization, digital
libraries, electronic publishing, and digital preservation. We
collaborate actively with allied campus units, including the
University Libraries, the College of Information Science, and the
Human Computer Interaction Lab. Situated just outside of Washington
DC, MITH also offers all of the opportunities that come from the
libraries, museums, and cultural institutions of the area.
Salary range, $45,000 - $55,000.  Consideration of applications to
begin immediately and will  continue until the position is filled.
Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.  To apply,
please send a letter of application, CV, and the names, addresses,
and current phone numbers of three professional references to:

Dr. Doug Reside
Chair, MITH Search, Software Programmer
Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities
B0131 McKeldin Library
University of Maryland Web
College Park, MD  20742

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)


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