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Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Fri, 12 Jun 1998 06:39:40 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 74.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 14:46:23 -0400 (EDT)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: OUCS: Position Announcement

>> From: Stuart Lee <stuart.lee@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>



The HCU is establishing a new Humanities Computing Development Team (HCDT)
to contribute to its provision of computing support to the Humanities
departments at the University. The activities envisaged include
development of web-based tutorials, electronic publication of course
materials and the development of research databases. Initially the staff
will consist of an HCDT Co-ordinator and two Project Officers and we are
currently recruiting to fill these posts.

Job Title: HCDT Co-ordinator
Grade: RS1A
Salary: 15,159 - 22,785 [pounds sterling]

Applications are invited for the post of HCDT Co-ordinator whose
responsibilities will include project selection and planning, supervision
of two Project Officers, outreach and liaison activities and financial
management of the team.

The person we are looking for will be educated to degree level and possess
an understanding of the needs of academic researchers in the Humanities,
together with experience of Computer Based Learning products. If you can
demonstrate good organisational and communication skills and have the
creativity to be involved in the formation of this new team we would like
to hear from you. Some technical ability and a track record in
time-critical project development would be advantageous.

Job Title: HCDT Project Officer
Grade: RS1A
Salary: 15,159 - 22,785 [pounds sterling]

The HCDT Project Officers will be recruited at the lower end of the salary
scale and will report to the Co-ordinator. They will be responsible for
implementation and development of all projects undertaken by the HCDT, and
be expected to assist with the overall planning of activities and the
definition of work plans for specific projects. Other duties will include
software development, consultation with academic collaborators and
evaluation of project proposals.

Applicants must be graduates with a relevant degree in Humanities or
computing. They must have practical experience in some of the following:
digitization, encoding, multimedia authoring tools, CBL, interface design,
scripting languages, database management, systems analysis, WWW, image
management or text retrieval. Good communication skills will be required,
together with the organisational ability necessary to undertake and
prioritise a variety of duties.

Initially these posts are offered on a one year fixed-term contract,
however it is envisaged that they will be extended beyond one year
depending on the evaluation of the HCDT's activities.

For more information about the Humanities Computing Unit, please see
http://info.ox.ac.uk/oucs/humanities/ To apply for either post, please
obtain further details and an application form from Mrs Nicky Tomlin,
Oxford University Computing Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN.
(tel: 01865-273230, e-mail: nicky.tomlin@oucs.ox.ac.uk).

Closing date for the submission of applications is 3 July 1998.
Interviews will be held during week commencing 13 July 1998.

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