The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (CETH) is seeking a
humanities computing specialist. Please see the position description below.
Director, Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
HUMANITIES COMPUTING SPECIALIST
Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops and maintains information services for
Center, including World Wide Web Server, newsletter, and planned series
of guides to electronic text resources and applications. Provides
research support for humanities computing and electronic texts on a
national basis. Gives presentations and seminars on electronic texts
in the humanities. Coordinates electronic text center at Rutgers
University including supervision of student assistants. Assists
participants at CETH Summer Seminar.
QUALIFICATIONS: Strong background in the humanities with PhD
preferred. Experience with computer applications in humanities
research required, with at least two years preferred. Reading
knowledge of some foreign languages preferred. Knowledge of TEI SGML
and experience with Internet, PCs (DOS and Windows), Macintosh and Unix
preferred. Good oral and written communication skills required.
SALARY: Negotiable, dependent upon experience and qualifications,
for a grant funded appointment equivalent to assistant professor rank;
possibility of renewal.
STATUS/BENEFITS: Faculty status, non-tenure track, calendar year
appointment, TIAA/CREF pension, life/health insurance, prescription
drug, dental and eyeglass plans, tuition remission, one month vacation.
CENTER PROFILE: The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
(CETH) is sponsored jointly by Rutgers, the State University of New
Jersey and Princeton University. The Center's administrative
headquarters are located in the Archibald Stevens Alexander Library,
the main humanities and social sciences research library of Rutgers on
the College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey. CETH acts as a
national focus for the creation, dissemination and use of electronic
texts in the humanities with emphasis on scholarly applications and
primary source materials. CETH's activities include an Inventory of
Electronic Texts in the Humanities, research into methods of providing
Internet access to collections of SGML-encoded material in the
humanities, an international summer seminar on methods and tools for
electronic texts in the humanities and general information services for
humanities computing. CETH is also developing associated projects in
partnership with other institutions and research groups. A consortium
of member institutions is planned to start in July 1995. CETH is
supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
TO APPLY: Resumes received no later than April 10, 1995 will receive
first consideration. Submit resume, cover letter, and names of three
Sandra Troy (APP.112)
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Rutgers University Libraries
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