4.1085 Jobs (2/104)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Mon, 25 Feb 91 20:55:54 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 1085. Monday, 25 Feb 1991.

(1) Date: Mon, 25 Feb 91 14:02 EST (39 lines)
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: job

(2) Date: Mon, 25 Feb 1991 09:54 EST (65 lines)
Subject: Archivist and Head

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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 91 14:02 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: job

From: mccray@nlm.nih.gov (Alexa T. McCray)

The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, a
research division of the National Library of Medicine, is seeking
a computational linguist to join its Natural Language Systems Program.
We seek an individual who has demonstrated experience in natural
language processing and an advanced degree in linguistics or computer
science. Candidates should have experience in the development of systems
using Prolog, Lisp, C or other high level languages and should be well
qualified in linguistic theory.

The National Library of Medicine is located on the beautiful NIH campus
in Bethesda, Maryland. The Lister Hill Center has extensive state of
the art facilities including many Sun, Macintosh, and PC-compatible
workstations, file servers and associated scanning and imaging
equipment. Our research staff is dedicated to developing advanced
technologies for storing, manipulating and disseminating biomedical

The successful candidate will join a team of experienced professionals
addressing major research issues in an environment which assures high
visibility for outstanding work. Salary will range from $31,116 to
$40,449 depending on education and experience. U.S. citizenship is
required. The U.S. Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send a resume and a cover letter describing your research interests to
the following address no later than March 25, 1991.

Chief, Computer Science Branch
NLS Program Search
Lister Hill Center
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20894

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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 1991 09:54 EST
Subject: Archivist and Head

I realize the deadline for this position is very rapidly approaching,
but I thought someone out there might be interested. Could you please
post this announcement on Humanist? Thank you for your assistance.

Mark Conrad
Data Archivist
Penn State University


The University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the
position of Archivist and Head, Historical Collections and Labor
Archives at the University Park Campus. The Historical Collections and
Labor Archives include c. 10,000 linear feet of material, primarily
concerning post-Civil War Pennsylvania and U.S. industrialization, the
labor movement, politics, family, and local history. HCLA is a major
repository for 19th and 20th century labor and working class history and
has a rapidly growing collection of Pennsylvania business records. HCLA
is the repository for the historical records of the United Steelworkers
of America and the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and has large holdings of maps,
photographs, and oral histories. HCLA contributes USMARC-AMC format
records of its holdings to RLIN, OCLC, as well as LIAS, Penn State
University Libraries' on-line catalog.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Archivist plans and directs both daily operations
and long-term development of HCLA, including acquisitions, appraisal,
accessioning, collection management, arrangement and description,
preservation, and reference services. Supervises a staff of four, plus
part-time assistants. Prepares proposals for grant funding and develops
other sources of external support for HCLA. Position reports to Chief,
Special Collections Department.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires MLS or equivalent from ALA-accredited school,
or a graduate degree preferably in history, plus experience in
administering archival collections, including supervising employees.
Knowledge of labor and industrial history strongly preferred; experience
in the use of USMARC-AMC format and in automated control of archival
functions desirable. Candidates should also demonstrate a successful
record of collection management and development, excellent communication
skills, and the ability to work with various constituencies.

COMPENSATION: Salary and rank dependent on qualifications, minimum
$36,000. Penn State offers a comprehensive benefits program, including
liberal vacation; excellent insurances; State or TIAA/CREF retirement
options; educational privileges. Applications will be reviewed
beginning 1 March 1991, and continuing until the position is filled.
Applications including a current resume and names of three references
should be submitted to:

Nancy Slaybaugh
Libraries Human Resources
E1 Pattee Library
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802