15.495 job at Perseus

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 495.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2002 07:27:09 +0000
             From: gcrane@tufts.edu
             Subject: RA in Classics at Perseus

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    Job Description
    Position re-opened 2/4/02. Plays an integral role in this ten-year-old
    evolving digital library project, the goal of which is to bring a wide
    range of source materials to as large an audience as possible. Serves as a
    ''computational humanist'', assuming responsibility for the acquisition and
    integration of data into the digital library. Confirms viability and
    functionality of data; manages data in the Perseus version control system,
    including elementary system maintenance functions; vets and edits primary
    source materials such as texts or maps; writes publications on work and/or
    collaborates with other project members on such publications.
    Required Skills
    Requires Bachelor's degree, one to three years' experience, a high level of
    computational skills, and extensive expertise in at least one area of the
    humanities, including, but not limited to: classics; early modern studies;
    the history of science; and 19th century American history. Advanced degree
    and three to five years' experience preferred. Must demonstrate either
    substantial programming skills or experience suggesting an aptitude to
    develop such skills while on the job. Knowledge of Windows or Mac systems
    required, UNIX/LINUX preferred; HTML skills required, CGI or JAVA
    preferred; familiarity with SGML a plus. Must possess self-direction, a
    high level of motivation, and the ability to take initiative and focus on
    multiple concurrent projects.
    Band: Specialist/Management
    Zone: 1
    Job Location
    Medford, MA
    Position Type

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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