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Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Fri, 4 Sep 1998 15:51:39 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 192.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Thu, 3 Sep 1998 14:33:43 +0100 (BST)
From: Mike Fraser <mike.fraser@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
Subject: Humanities Computing Positions Available

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Humanities Computing Positions at Oxford

Oxford University's internationally renowned Humanities Computing Unit
(HCU) is currently seeking to fill a range of exciting new posts in IT
support and development. Brief details of each of the five posts are given
below, but also see our web site at

* Oxford Text Archive Computing Officer
You will play a major role in helping the Oxford Text Archive meet its
obligations as a Service Provider for the national Arts and Humanities
Data Service by designing, implementing, and maintaining state of the art
electronic text management and delivery systems. You should have
practical experience of technologies such as: SGML/XML, Perl, web
authoring and management, UNIX, Windows 95/98 and/or NT. Available
for one year in the first instance.

* Humanities Computing Unit Project Officer
You will work in the CTI Centre for Textual Studies assisting the Centre
Manager in all aspects of the Centre's work, in particular the TLTP3
ASTER Project. You should have a strong interest in applying C&IT to
humanities teaching and learning, good communication skills, and some
experience of web authoring or desktop publishing. Available for one year
in the first instance.

* English Faculty/Oxford Text Archive Project Officer
In this joint post, you will combine provision of high level advice and
support for academic members of the University English faculty with
promotion and development of the OTA's extensive collection of digital
literary and linguistic corpora. You should be enthusiastic about
electronic texts and their applications in teaching and learning, able to
work independently, and communicate well at all levels. Available for
three years in the first instance.

* Humanities Computing Unit Information Officer
You will help develop the extensive web- and print-based publication
programme of the CTI Centre for Textual Studies. You should have
experience of managing a large web site, desktop publishing expertise,
and a keen understanding of research and teaching within the humanities.
Available for one year in the first instance.

* CEDARS Project Officer
You will work with OTA and Oxford library staff on the eLib funded
CURL Exemplars of Digital ArchiveS project (see
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cedars) in developing guidelines and best
practices for the long-term preservation of digital resources. You
should be aware of current metadata activities and able to work
independently, with some experience of library cataloguing systems,
existing and emerging standards for electronic metadata, and other
relevant practical IT skills. This is a two year fixed-term post.

Background information on the HCU is available from our web site at

Candidates for all the above positions must have a degree in a
relevant subject, and should expect to be appointed on the RS1A scale
(15,462 to 23,241 pounds). The closing date for all positions is 18
September 1998, For further details and application forms, please
contact Mrs Nicky Tomlin, OUCS, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN. Tel:
01865 273230, fax:01865 273275, email: nicky.tomlin@oucs.ox.ac.uk

Informal enquiries about any of the above posts or the work of the HCU
are also welcome: contact lou.burnard@oucs.ox.ac.uk

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