13.0100 jobs at Montclair, Penn State (U.S.)

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Thu, 15 Jul 1999 22:38:42 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 100.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu> (13)
Subject: Teachers of General Humanities

[2] From: Kim Fisher <knf@psulias.psu.edu> (63)
Subject: Job Announcement

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 22:12:14 +0100
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Teachers of General Humanities

>> From: "David Kelly" <KellyD@Mail.Montclair.edu>

Because of a last-minute surge in incoming freshmen, the General
Humanities Program at Montclair State University is in severe need of
adjunct faculty to teach additional sections of Earlier and Later
Western Humanities and also of Mythology during the day in the Fall 1999
semester, running from September 2 through December 22. Montclair State
University is located 12 miles west of midtown Manhattan in suburban New
Jersey. Those in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area who have at
least an M.A. in a humanities area will find teaching in our program an
excellent way to develop and hone instructional skills in the humanities
under the guidance of full-time General Humanities faculty.
Contact Timothy Renner, Department of Classics and General Humanities,
Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043, telephone (973)
655-7420, e-mail rennert@alpha.montclair.edu.

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 22:11:56 +0100
From: Kim Fisher <knf@psulias.psu.edu>
Subject: Job Announcement

Pennsylvania State University Libraries
Humanities Librarian

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seek an energetic and creative
Humanities Librarian to serve as subject specialist for Classics and Ancient
Mediterranean Studies, Religious Studies, and Philosophy for the Arts &
Humanities Library at the University Park campus. One of 8 subject libraries
comprising the Pattee Library and Paterno Library complex, the Arts &
Humanities Library provides collections and services for the performing arts,
fine arts, history and area studies, languages and literature studies, Jewish
studies, religious studies, classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, and
philosophy, with holdings of approximately one million volumes and over 2,000
periodical subscriptions. The Arts & Humanities Library has strong collections
in Byzantine art; American history, including U.S. Civil War history,
Pennsylvania history, and African American history; English and American
literature, including drama from the Restoration period to the present; and

The Humanities Librarian will provide reference service and participate in user
education and instructional programs that reflect a sensitivity to diverse
learning styles; will be responsible for collection development in classics and
ancient Mediterranean studies, religious studies, and philosophy; and will
provide outreach and liaison activities to the collegiate faculty in the
appropriate departments in the College of the Liberal Arts. The Humanities
Librarian reports to the Head of the Arts & Humanities Libraries.

Required qualifications: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree;
academic background or equivalent experience in the humanities; demonstrated
commitment to reference services; familiarity with electronic and networked
information resources; excellent interpersonal, decision-making, communication,
and leadership skills; and the ability to work in a collegial environment.

Preferred qualifications: Advanced degree in classics and ancient Mediterranean
studies, religious studies, or philosophy; knowledge of German and/or Slavic
languages; collection development experience in the humanities; and experience
working with diverse populations.

University Park, located in the center of Pennsylvania, is the largest campus
of the Pennsylvania State University. The University Libraries at University
Park are organized into subject libraries covering the arts, humanities, social
sciences, business, education, science, and technology. Penn State University
places diversity among its core values and encourages applicants who can
contribute to the community.

This is a tenure track faculty position. Evidence of potential for promotion
and tenure will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to be
active in research, scholarship and service as a faculty member at Penn State.
Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Excellent fringe benefits
include liberal vacation; excellent insurance; State or TIAA/CREF retirement
options and educational privilege.

Penn State University Libraries hold membership in ARL, OCLC, RLG, and the
Digital Library Federation. Collections exceed four million volumes. The
University Libraries are located at University Park and 23 campuses throughout
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For more information see

To apply, send letter of application, resume, and the names and addresses of
three references to Nancy Slaybaugh, Manager, Libraries Human Resources, E511
Pattee Library, University Park, PA 16802. Review of applications will begin on
July 26 and continue until the position is filled. Penn State is committed to
affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Mr.Kim Fisher
Paterno Family Librarian for
English and American Literature
Arts and Humanities Library
502C Paterno Library
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Voice 814-865-0670/ FAX 814-863-7502

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