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Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:49:48 +0100
From: "Humanist Discussion Group \(by way of Willard McCarty              <>\)" <willard-AT-LISTS.VILLAGE.VIRGINIA.EDU>
Subject: 22.064 job at MIT
To: <humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU>

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 64.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to:

         Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:39:42 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <>
         Subject: job at MIT

From: Kurt Fendt <fendt-AT-MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 19:20:57 -0400

The HyperStudio - Lab for Digital Humanities at
Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks a web
application developer (full-time) to work on
innovative applications and online media tools.
As a key member of our research team the web
application developer is responsible for the
technical analysis and development of software
applications used in research and education in the humanities.

The web application developer will provide system
design, prototyping, implementation, functional
verification, debugging, and deployment on Mac OS
X and UNIX server platforms, and minimal
software/system support. The successful candidate
will have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical
Engineering or Computer Science, three to five
years of development experience, expertise in
developing database-driven web applications and
data modeling, and a strong knowledge of UNIX and
SQL. In addition, he/she is expected to be
familiar with best practices in the software
development process and with recent web
developments (AJAX, CSS3 and web services), and
has proficiency in at least one of the following:
Python, Ruby, PHP or Java. A track record of
delivering high quality products and solid
problem solving and debugging skills are a must.
Familiarity with digital library standards (e.g.
Dublin core) and an interest in, and enthusiasm
for the humanities and social sciences is preferred.

The HyperStudio - Laboratory for Digital
Humanities explores the potential of new media
technologies for the enhancement of education and
research in the humanities. We conceptualize,
develop, and deploy innovative media applications
in close collaboration with scholars, educators,
students, and developers. The HyperStudio is a
cross-disciplinary initiative sponsored by
Foreign Languages & Literatures in close
collaboration with the Comparative Media Studies
Program and the Literature Faculty within the
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
at MIT. See <>

Salary range: $ 55,000 to $75,000 plus full
benefits, depending on skills and experience. We
will begin accepting applications immediately and
will continue until the position is filled.
Please address your application to Dr. Kurt
Fendt, HyperStudio Director:
with your resume and pointers to your work.
Please note that MIT does not sponsor work visa
for this position category; successful candidates
will have to have US residency status.

Dr. Kurt E. Fendt,
Director of HyperStudio, Foreign Languages and Literatures
Research Director, Comparative Media Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 14N-305 (Office: 16-635)
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 253-4312, Fax: (267) 224-6814
HyperStudio:  <>


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