Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 757.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 06:27:04 +0000
From: Barbara Bordalejo <email@example.com>
Subject: Canterbury Tales Project
>We at the Canterbury Tales Project are looking for a research officer to
>help us carry on our research program. North American candidates please
>note: short-listed candidates may be interviewed at the Kalamazoo
>If you have any queries about this, please email Peter Robinson at
>Here is the job advertisement!
>Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
>Centre for Technology and the Arts
>Research Officer (three year contract)
>(Canterbury Tales Project)
>16,209 - 24,731
>Following a major five-year funding award from the Arts and Humanities
>Research Board, the Canterbury Tales Project requires a committed Research
>Officer to work with the projects team in Leicester on the preparation and
>publication of the materials gathered by the project. The project is based
>in Leicester with partners in five universities in England and North
>America. It aims at the transcription, collation, analysis and electronic
>publication of all fifteenth-century manuscripts and printed
>editions of the Tales.
>The project is using new computer methods to explore the history of the many
>different surviving manuscripts and is pioneering new methods of analysis
>and electronic publication.
>You will have completed a masters level course with a concentration in
>English medieval studies and should have a strong interest in manuscripts
>and/or textual scholarship. You should also be computer competent. However,
>training will be given in the tools of transcription, collation and analysis
>and electronic publication used by the project. There will be an opportunity
>to undertake doctoral research using the projects materials. The post may
>also suit a recently qualified doctoral candidate who has a specialisation
>in a relevant area.
>Further information about the project and the Centre of Technology and the
>Arts is available on the Centres website at http//www.cta.dmu.ac.uk/
>Application forms and further details are available from:
>The Human Resources Team, De Montfort University,
>The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH.
>Tel: 0116. 250 6433 (24 hour answerphone)
>Please Quote Ref: 2045.
>Closing date: 5 April 2001.
>Interviews will be held in Leicester and at
>Kalamazoo Medieval Conference in Michigan,
>US in early May.
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