Postdoc in Humanities Computing

August 10th, 2005 by Gabriel Bodard

Call for Applicants: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Humanities Computing (Victoria, BC)

The University of Victoria’s Humanities Computing and Media Centre is looking for a suitably-qualified Post-Doctoral Researcher to join its work as part of the Text Analysis Portal for Research (TAPoR) Project for the 2005/6 academic year.

Candidates interested in this position will bring established academic research questions in an area or areas of Humanities Computing to the position, will have demonstrated capability in implementing solutions to those questions using the technologies supported by TAPoR at UVic, and will be prepared to work in a cooperative, collaborative environment toward achieving goals common to the UVic TAPoR group. This position may also involve teaching and participating in curriculum development.

Examples of technologies supported by TAPoR at UVic are: XML, XSLT, and XSL encoding languages; TEI P4 and P5; XQuery; and eXist XML databases. In addition, UVic TAPoR project members frequently work with XHTML, JavaScript and CSS, and web-based SQL database projects using PostgresSQL and mySQL.

Salary for this position is competitive, and will be commensurate with experience.

Applications including a brief cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three referees, may be sent electronically to
Ray Siemens
Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing
UVic TAPoR Principle Investigator
siemens[at]uvic.ca

Applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled.

(Seen on Humanist)

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