13.0434 job at Brown

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 434.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 19:51:42 +0000
             From: Elli Mylonas <elli_mylonas@brown.edu>
             Subject: Research Programmer Job Opening at Brown University

    [apologies for cross-posting]


    Lead Research Programmer/Analyst
    Scholarly Technology Group, Brown University

    This is a lead technical position in an applied R&D group that is
    pioneering new tools and methodologies for the application of advanced
    information technology to academic research, teaching, and communication.
    Principal responsibilities include providing technical leadership, systems
    analysis, and research programming.

    Requirements: Ability to develop innovative solutions to academic research
    problems, based on knowledge of emerging information technologies and
    a deep understanding of the methodologies and needs of academic
    disciplines. Expert knowledge of most of the following: SGML/XML
    techniques and tools, hypermedia systems, object-oriented programming,
    relational or object-oriented databases, information retrieval,
    digital library technologies, and research methods in the humanities
    and social sciences. Should be able to conduct and publish applied
    research and development in at least one of the preceding areas. Degree in
    CS or equivalent required. Advanced degree and research or teaching
    experience in an academic discipline preferred. Willing to work
    collaboratively with students and colleagues.

    The Scholarly Technology Group conducts applied research in the development
    and use of advanced information technology in academic research, teaching,
    and scholarly communication. It carries out this mission by exploring new
    technologies and practices, developing specialized tools and techniques,
    and providing consulting and project management services to academic
    projects. STG focuses on four related areas: hypermedia systems, SGML/XML
    textbase development, interactive networked publishing, and the application
    of computing methods to academic scholarship. The director of STG is Allen
    Renear, and chief scientist is Steven J. DeRose. For more information about
    STG see: http://www.stg.brown.edu.

    For further information about this position contact:
    Elli Mylonas, STG Associate Director for Research and Projects,
    (401 863-7231 or Elli_Mylonas@Brown.Edu).

    To apply send a cover letter and current c.v. to Human Resources, Box
    1879/B00391, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912.
    [Human Resources posting at:

    Brown University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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