3.483 job announcement (54)

Willard McCarty (MCCARTY@vm.epas.utoronto.ca)
Fri, 22 Sep 89 08:28:27 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 3, No. 483. Friday, 22 Sep 1989.

Date: Tue, 19 Sep 89 18:44 BST
From: Lou Burnard <LOU@VAX.OXFORD.AC.UK>
Subject: Text archivist job

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Aboriginal Studies Computer Text Archive

Applications are invited for a 3-year Fellowship.

"The Fellow will establish a permanent repository for machine-
readable data files (MRDFs) and supply copies of materials to
Aboriginal and Islander communities and other researchers. The
Fellow will create an environment for processing MRDFs, making
them accessible and usable, developing research tools, such as
dictionaries using lexicographic techniques.

It is anticipated that the archive will be created on a Macintosh
with access to other larger systems. The appointee will have an
extensive knoweldge of computer archiving, with skills in
programming and relevant systems management. Extensive knowledge
and experience in Aboriginal studies is essential as is an
understanding of anticipated research processes in one or more
disciplines as they would relate to such an archive.
Salary will be in the range A$31,259 to A$36,612, depending on
qualifications and experience.

Further details can be obtained by contacting Dr. K. Palmer,
Director of Research, at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal
Studies, Canberra; tel. +61-62-461161, 497310(Fax).

Written applications, including the names, addresses and telephone
numbers of three referees should be directed to:

The Principal
GPO Box 553
Canberra ACT 2601, Australia.

Closing date: September 30th, 1989."

Comment: Persons interested who do not feel qualified because of lack
of experience in Aboriginal studies are nevertheless encouraged to make

Posted by David Nash <dgn612@cscunix.anu.oz.au>