6.0219 Academic Computing Jobs (1/64)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Fri, 28 Aug 1992 19:23:33 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0219. Friday, 28 Aug 1992.

Date: Thu, 27 Aug 92 16:48:07 CDT
From: bob_taylor@nwu.edu (Bob Taylor)
Subject: Academic Computing Jobs at Northwestern University

We are creating three new job slots at Northwestern University in academic
computing. All three are senior positions and we hope to choose from
candidates with considerable experience in guiding academic computing
projects for instruction and research. Two of the positions are with the
Instructional Technology Group and the third is with the Advanced
Technology Group. We expect to fill these positions during the month of

1. Instructional Technology Specialist.

The Instructional Technology Group at Academic Computing and Network
Services seeks two people with experience integrating computing and
networking technologies into undergraduate education. Must be able to work
effectively with university departments in planning, developing, and
supporting specific instructional technology projects. Will provide
technical support to faculty on classroom presentation software; multimedia
hardware and software; instructional software projects; communications and
conferencing software.

Experience in leading academic computing projects at a research university
is desireable. Experience in designing and developing electronic
classrooms (with multimedia projection) a plus. Experience working with
faculty on the instructional uses of PAT, Perseus, Maple, Hypercard,
collaborative writing software, or similar programs is desireable. Must be
comfortable giving demonstrations and seminars to a university audience.
IBM PC and Macintosh experience essential, Unix experience a plus. College
degree or equivalent required; advanced degree in either the humanities or
the sciences is a plus.

2. Computer and Communications Specialist

The Advanced Technology Group of Academic Computing and Network Services at
Northwestern University seeks a person with demonstrated experience
exploring and evaluating new computing technologies. Will work to
integrate new technologies into research and instruction at Northwestern
University. Must be able to initiate contact with faculty and work
effectively with them on collaborative projects. Must have the ability to
work independently on special planning and implementation projects. Should
be comfortable offering demonstrations and workshops. Need to demonstrate
technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: multimedia,
graphics/animation, visualization,
communications, artificial intelligence, distributed computing, information
services, data base or user interface. Moderate programming experience or
comparable experience with user tools and authoring systems. Macintosh
experience essential, IBM PC experience desirable, UNIX a plus.

Complete job descriptions for all of these positions are available by
anonymous ftp beginning September 1. The files will be in ASCII format and
will be found at ftp.acns.nwu.edu in the directory /pub/acns-jobs.

---Bob Taylor
Manager, Instructional Technology Group
Academic Computing and Network Services
Northwestern University
2129 North Campus Drive Fax: (708) 491-3824
Evanston, IL 60208 bob_taylor@nwu.edu