21.489 job: Research Innovation Manager, Alberta

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:42:52 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 21, No. 489.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 09:29:20 +0000
         From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
         Subject: job: Research Innovation Manager, Alberta

From: Maureen Engel
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 19:30:28 -0700


Research Innovation Manager
Faculty of Arts - Arts Resource Centre
Competition No. - A10013834
Closing Date - Mar 28, 2008

The Arts Resource Centre within the Faculty of Arts at the University
of Alberta is seeking an individual for the position of Research
Innovation Manager. The successful candidate will be appointed to a
Faculty Services Officer II position and is expected to be active in
teaching, research and service. The position includes eligibility
for promotion and tenure, has a competitive salary range of $57,618 -
$81,642 (2007-08 scale), and a comprehensive benefits program.

The Arts Resource Centre is a service department serving all 15
departments, 18 research institutes and 7 IT Intensive Research
Studios in the Faculty of Arts. For information about our
department, please consult our website at:

The Research Innovation Manager promotes and supports the use of
technology intensive research and is responsible for providing
leadership and coordination on the use of technology in research, and
the development and maintenance of a quality research environment in
the Faculty. This includes the provision of comprehensive services;
managing access to or development of appropriate facilities;
establishing and maintaining quality relationships with researchers;
consulting with researchers on infrastructure and staffing needs;
advising researchers on technologies that will better facilitate
their research; developing applications for Arts research projects;
serving as project manager, where appropriate, for the computing
aspects of major research projects and initiatives; and serving as
technical manager of the Faculty's IT Intensive Research Studios.
Additionally, the Research Innovation Manager ensures that the Arts
Resource Centre and its Research Innovation Group are a responsive,
centralized resource on research computing issues and trends to meet
the needs of the Faculty.

Candidates should hold a post-graduate degree (PhD preferred) in
Humanities Computing or related field, 5 years experience working at
the post-secondary level, and some supervisory experience. They
should have an ability to provide information and advice to all
levels across the Faculty of Arts and external agencies with
expertise in research computing specifically for the Humanities,
Social Sciences and Fine Arts. Excellent communication, organization,
problem-solving, time-management, and interpersonal leadership skills
are required. This position will supervise 3 programmer analysts, so
expertise in programming, building software and computing systems,
and web-site design for journal and research project sites is essential.
Interested individuals are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and the names of three confidential referees by March 28,
2008. If required the competition will remain open until the
position is filled. Online applications are accepted.

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain
Standard Time of the closing date.
Applications may be forwarded to:
   Mail - Dr. Grace Wiebe, Director
Arts Resource Centre
Faculty of Arts,
University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 2E6

   Email - <mailto:lois.burton_at_ualberta.ca>

** Please ensure to reference Competition No. A10013834 when
forwarding applications. **

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian
citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals
will be considered.
The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are
committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome
diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and
men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Willard McCarty | Professor of Humanities Computing | Centre for
Computing in the Humanities | King's College London |
http://staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/. Et sic in infinitum (Fludd 1617, p. 26).
Received on Mon Jan 21 2008 - 04:11:55 EST

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