8.0238 Jobs: Lit at Cal Tech; Humanities Computing Harvard;

Mon, 10 Oct 1994 22:49:53 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0238. Monday, 10 Oct 1994.

(1) Date: Thu, 6 Oct 94 15:02:39 PDT (17 lines)
From: gwp@dido.caltech.edu (G. W. Pigman III)
Subject: Tenure-track job in literature at Caltech

(2) Date: Wed, 5 Oct 1994 18:30:20 -0400 (EDT) (68 lines)
From: Franklin Steen <fsteen@husc.harvard.edu>
Subject: job listing

(3) Date: Fri, 7 Oct 1994 10:06:51 -0400 (EDT) (74 lines)
From: Karla Kitalong <kitalong@mtu.edu>
Subject: Visiting scholars invited

(4) Date: Mon, 10 Oct 1994 11:16:55 -0400 (EDT) (18 lines)
From: "Donna J. Spindel" <HST001@marshall.wvnet.edu>

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Date: Thu, 6 Oct 94 15:02:39 PDT
From: gwp@dido.caltech.edu (G. W. Pigman III)
Subject: Tenure-track job in literature at Caltech

The California Institute of Technology would like to advertise the
following job.

Assistant professor in American literature excluding 19th-century.
Candidates with special interest in race and ethnicity are encouraged to
apply. Tenure-track position beginning fall 1995. (Ph.D. must be in hand
by 9/1/95.) Letter of application, vita, dossier, thesis abstract and
chapter from thesis to: Literature Search Committee, Caltech, 101-40,
Pasadena, CA 91125. Deadline: November 16, 1994. AA/EO employer. Women,
minorities, veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.

-G. W. Pigman III
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Date: Wed, 5 Oct 1994 18:30:20 -0400 (EDT)
From: Franklin Steen <fsteen@husc.harvard.edu>
Subject: job listing

Here is a job that may be of interest to humanist readers:

Job Description

Humanities Computing Support Specialist, Grade 56/57

Support faculty, staff and some graduate students in the use of
computers in humanities. Assist with computer support in other
faculty/staff areas. Over 50% of the time spent on this job will
consist of consultation with faculty and graduate students on the use
of humanities specific software in research and instruction. This
support includes direct assistance with hypertext and hypermedia, text
analysis software, linguistical analysis, foreign language word
processing, authoring environments, collaborative writing, concordance
building and text annotation packages. Additional support also
includes help with hardware selection and configuration as well as
help with network connections and usage. Recuit, hire and supervise
humanities graduate students to assist with software support. Be a
part of grant proposal writing teams. Consult on the development of
new humanities facilities. Work on teams with other computer
professionals on computing projects.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a humanities discipline. Two years experience
using at least four packages from among the following list in research
and instruction: Hypercard, Supercard, Story Space, Aspects, Annotext,
Nisus, Multilingual Scholar, Transparent Language, SoundEdit Pro,
SuperMacLang/MacLang, NCSA Mosaic (html, forms, and more). Two years
experience in computer support in an academic environment including
experience with support of humanities specific software, as well as
data base packages and general hardware and software support on the
Macintosh, DOS, Windows and UNIX platforms. Experience with lans and
the Internet. Near fluency in at least one foreign language. Advanced
degree in a humanities discipline, teaching experience, statistics
background and previous experience in humanities support preferred.

The salary range for this job is $31,400 to $57,800.

The generous benefits package includes 20 vacation days, 3 personal
days, 12 sick days, medical, dental and retirement benefits.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send a resume and salary history to:

Laura Pearl
Assistant to the Director
FAS Computer Services
Harvard University
Science Center 121
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge MA 02138

posted by:

Frank Steen
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Computer Services
Harvard University

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Date: Fri, 7 Oct 1994 10:06:51 -0400 (EDT)
From: Karla Kitalong <kitalong@mtu.edu>
Subject: Visiting scholars invited

| Visiting Research Scholars |
| in Rhetoric and Technical Communication |
| Michigan Technological University |
| 1995-1996 |

The Department of Humanities, Michigan Technological University,
invites applications for Visiting Research Scholars in Rhetoric
and Technical Communication for the 1995-1996 academic year. The
Department is nationally-recognized for programs in rhetoric and
technical communication, composition studies, computers and
composition studies, writing across the curriculum, writing
center studies, and international and intercultural communication,
among others. The Department of Humanities offers both the M.S.
and the Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Technical Communication, the
B.S. and B.A. in Scientific and Technical Communication, and B.A.
degrees in English and Liberal Arts.

Scholars with interests in interdisciplinary humanities studies
or research projects in one or more of the following areas
are encouraged to apply:

- any aspect of technical communication research or pedagogy;
- discursive or rhetorical dimensions of science or technology,
from the perspectives of feminist studies, cultural studies,
composition theory, theories of visual representation,
communication theory, computer studies, policy development,
foreign languages, literary studies, philosophy, psychology,
or linguistics.

The Scholars' positions will appeal to faculty on sabbatical leave
and to holders of research grants. Applicants must have an earned
doctorate or the equivalent in experience, research, and

The Scholars' positions are available for a period of three months
to one year. No stipend is attached; however, limited teaching may be
available, depending upon expertise and departmental need. The
Department of Humanities will provide office space, university
affiliation, library privileges, access to e-mail and a fully-
equipped computer classroom, and the opportunity to participate
in a rich, interdisciplinary environment conducive to research
and collaboration with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate

Application packets should include a curriculum vitae, letter of
introduction, detailed description of the research project to
be undertaken while in residence, and the names of three
references. Send applications to:

Dr. Cynthia L. Selfe, Head
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity
educational institution/equal opportunity employer.
Karla Saari Kitalong              kitalong@mtu.edu
Department of Humanities
Michigan Technological U.
1400 Townsend Drive           "One needs to study what kind of
Houghton, MI 49931             body the new society needs."
(906)487-3262                   - Foucault, _Power/Knowledge_
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Date: Mon, 10 Oct 1994 11:16:55 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Donna J. Spindel" <HST001@marshall.wvnet.edu>
     Middle East.  Marshall University invites applications for a
tenure track position in Middle East with ability to teach upper
division courses in modern Middle East at rank of assistant or
associate professor of History beginning August 1995.  Ability to
teach world civilizations surveys essential.  Candidates with
interest in Sub-Saharan Africa may be given preference.
Responsibilities include teaching surveys, upper division, graduate
courses.  Teaching experience, evidence of scholarship desirable.
Ph.D. in History preferred.  Send letter of application,
transcript, c.v., 3 letters of support to  Dr. David Woodward,
Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of History, Marshall University,
Huntington, WV 25755.  (E-Mail: HST002@marshall.wvnet.edu) Application deadline
January 15, 1995, or until position filled.  Women and minority applicants
especially encouraged to apply. AA/EEO