Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 490.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 20:05:53 +0000
From: Sarah Porter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: IT posts at Oxford University
NEW JOBS AT OXFORD'S HUMANITIES COMPUTING UNIT
We are pleased to announce two exciting new positions for imaginative
IT developers, involving hands-on experience and state-of- the-art
technologies, and located in the intellectually challenging
environment of Oxford University's Humanities Computing Unit.
If you feel that there is more to life than payroll and e-commerce,
enjoy the challenge of working in a small research-oriented team, and
would like to apply your technical expertise to support research and
teaching in the Humanities at one of the world's most famous
Universities then we'd like to hear from you.
You must be a graduate, with demonstrable experience of relevant
technologies, and you must be a good team-worker, a good communicator,
and ready to learn. We promise to stretch your understanding and give
you valuable practical experience with a wide range of new technologies.
The two jobs currently advertised are both available for one year in
the first instance on Research Grade RS1A (16286-24479) and located in
Central Oxford. Detailed job descriptions for each post are available
from http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/jobs/ and are briefly summarized below:
1. HCDT Project Officer
- project developer to work on an exciting range of teaching and
- develop new skills as part of a small team
2. HCU/TEI Development Officer
- software developer with expertise in open software tools,
XML and web technologies
- will provide support for Oxford's Text Encoding Initiative
- initially to work on the EU-funded MASTER project
If you'd like to discuss either post informally, please email
email@example.com. If you'd like to apply, please request an
application form from :
Mrs Nicky Tomlin, Oxford University Computing Services,
13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, UK.
tel: +441865-273230 fax: +44 1865-273275
Completed applications must be received by 4.00 pm on 14 April 2000,
and we hope to interview during the first week of May.
The Humanities Computing Unit, based at Oxford University Computing
Services, brings together a number of local, national and international
facilities providing support for Humanities Computing at Oxford. These
include the Centre for Humanities Computing; the Humanities Computing
Development Team; the Humbul Humanities Hub; the Oxford Text Archive and a
range of other projects. Its activities and strategies are described at
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