13.0504 grants & jobs

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 504.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu> (41)
             Subject: NEH Applications to the Division of Preservation and

       [2] From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu> (30)

       [3] From: Eric Johnson <johnsone@jupiter.dsu.edu> (29)
             Subject: Computers and Writing Faculty Position

             Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 07:43:22 +0000
             From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
             Subject: NEH Applications to the Division of Preservation and Access

    >> From: "Aguera, Helen" <HAguera@neh.gov>

    The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is a grant-making agency
    of the U.S. federal government that supports projects in the humanities.
    Eligible applicants are: U.S. nonprofit associations, institutions, and
    organizations, as well as U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who have
    been legal residents in the United States for a period of at least the
    three years immediately preceding the submission of the application.

    NEH's Division of Preservation and Access funds projects that will
    create, preserve and increase the availability of resources important
    for research, education, and public programming in the humanities.
    Awards are provided to preserve the intellectual content and aid
    bibliographic control of collections; to compile bibliographies,
    descriptive catalogs, and guides to cultural holdings; to create
    dictionaries, encyclopedias, databases, and other types of research
    tools and reference works; and to stabilize material culture collections
    through the appropriate housing and storing of objects, improved
    environmental control, and the installation of security, lighting, and
    fire-prevention systems. Applications may also be submitted for national
    and regional education and training projects, regional preservation
    field service programs, and research and demonstration projects that are
    intended to enhance institutional practice and the use of technology for
    preservation and access.

    Projects may encompass collections of books, journals, newspapers,
    manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images, sound
    recordings, and objects of material culture held by libraries, archives,
    museums, historical organizations, and other repositories.

    The Division has a single, annual DEADLINE for applications, JULY 1.
    Final decisions will be announced the following March. The guidelines
    and instructions can be downloaded from the NEH Web site at:


    A list of recent awards is also available at:


    To obtain a print version of the Guidelines or to address a question to
    the NEH staff, e-mail us at


           Postal address:

           Division of Preservation and Access
           NEH, Room 411
           1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
           Washington, DC 20506

           Telephone: 202/606-8570

             Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 07:44:39 +0000
             From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>

    >> From: Eduard Hovy <hovy@ISI.EDU>

    Job posting

    We are looking for a dynamic research scientist with expertise in


    to help start a new research project at the recently formed Institute for
    Creative Technologies of the University of Southern California in Marina del
    Rey, CA.

    The system being built incorporates speech processing, dialogue, agent-based
    reasoning, virtual reality, and sophisticated immersive multimedia displays
    in a large-scale new project that has links to research at several USC
    centers including the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) and the
    Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC).

    The candidate should have a Ph.D. in either Speech Recognition or Natural
    Language Processing (with emphasis on discourse) and strong abilities in
    the both areas. The successful candidate may choose to join the Computer
    Science faculty of USC as well, and eventually supervise graduate students
    in addition to performing the research.

    Please contact both
    William Swartout Eduard Hovy
    13274 Fiji Way 4676 Admiralty Way
    Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 Marina del Rey CA 90292-6695
    tel: 310-574-5705 tel: 310-448-8731
    email: swartout@ict.usc.edu email: hovy@isi.edu


    Eduard Hovy
    email: hovy@isi.edu USC Information Sciences Institute
    tel: 310-448-8731 4676 Admiralty Way
    fax: 310-823-6714 Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695
    project homepage: http://www.isi.edu/natural-language/nlp-at-isi.html

             Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 07:45:20 +0000
             From: Eric Johnson <johnsone@jupiter.dsu.edu>
             Subject: Computers and Writing Faculty Position


    Computers and Writing Faculty Position
    Dakota State University

    English: Tenure-Track Faculty Position. Dakota State
    University is seeking a writing specialist who has an
    interest in and a knowledge of computer-based writing.
    An interest in any of the following is a plus: Web
    Publishing (coding HTML as well as using generators),
    Electronic (desktop) Publishing, and Technical Writing
    -- in particular, creating computer software
    documentation. Duties may include teaching all levels
    of composition and rhetoric. Ph.D. or D.A. in English,
    Rhetoric, or Composition desired; ABD considered.
    Experience teaching computer-assisted composition
    beyond graduate assistantship highly desired. Duties
    begin August 15, 2000. Salary competitive. Rank and
    salary based on qualifications and experience. Visit
    our web site at www.dsu.edu/departments/liberal/english

    To apply, send a letter of application, resume,
    graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation,
    and the names and current phone numbers of at least
    three references to Dr. Eric Johnson, Dean, College of
    Liberal Arts, Dakota State University, Madison, SD
    57042-1799; email: Eric.Johnson@dsu.edu;
    Fax: 605-256-5021.

    Review of applications will begin April 7, 2000, and
    review will continue until the position is filled.

    Disabled applicants are invited to identify any
    necessary accommodations required in the application
    process. EOE.

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