14.0025 job at Lawrence (U.S.)

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                    Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 25.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 05:56:59 +0100
             From: Peter Gilbert <peter.j.gilbert@lawrence.edu>
             Subject: Job announcement

    Humanities Instructional Technologist

    Lawrence University has an immediate opening for an instructional
    technologist in the humanities. Responsibilities will include teaching
    2-3 courses per year in a humanities discipline, facilitating the
    introduction of computing technology and multimedia into the humanities
    and foreign language curriculum, and assisting humanities and language
    faculty in the use of a broad range of hardware and software.

    Lawrence University is in the process of establishing a 20-station,
    computerized, multi-media lab to support instruction in foreign
    languages and the humanities. The person hired into this position will
    manage the Humanities computing facility (including hiring, training,
    and supervising student workers); act as liaison to faculty in
    humanities and language departments to gather information about
    instructional needs, and design, document, and lead workshops for
    faculty and students.

    Required qualifications:

    M.A. in a humanities discipline, classroom teaching experience,
    knowledge of instructional design in a higher education setting,
    including web development, authoring systems, digital audio/video, and
    graphics, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency
    in both PC and Mac platforms and programs relevant to the humanities.

    Preferred qualifications include

    Ph.D. degree, familiarity with instructional materials appropriate to
    humanities instruction, knowledge of a foreign language or expertise in
    foreign language teaching, and familiarity with state-of-the-art audio,
    video, and computing technologies in classroom instruction.

    Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

    To apply: Send cover letter, a vita, a brief statement of teaching
    philosophy addressing the significance of technology, and three letters
    of recommendation to:
    Peter Gilbert
    Director of Instructional Technology
    Lawrence University
    Appleton, WI 54911

    Deadline for applications is June 15, 2000.


    For more information about Lawrence, please see http://www.lawrence.edu

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