Archive for the ‘Jobs’ Category

Post-doctoral Research Assistantship in e-Science, Imaging Technology and Ancient Documents

Friday, July 27th, 2007



(Sub-Faculty of Ancient History)


Further Particulars (more…)

Doctoral Studentship in e-Science, Imaging Technology and Ancient Documents

Friday, July 27th, 2007


(Sub-Faculty of Ancient History)


Further Particulars (more…)

Digital Projects Technical Coordinator

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Copied from Humanist


Northern Illinois University Libraries seek a dynamic individual to coordinate technical aspects of their award-winning digital projects.

Responsibilities include setting markup and metadata standards for all of the library Digitization Unit’s new projects, supervision of the digitization of materials on-site and at collaborating institutions, including training student workers and other staff members in necessary skills and processes, and development of searchable databases presenting online materials. Responsibilities also include supervising the maintenance and operation of existing online materials and maintenance and further development (as needed) of the Digitization Unit’s large internal databases. For complete job description, see

The Digitization Unit’s work is currently funded by the university, a variety of federal, state, and private foundation grants, and collaborations with the private sector. Successful candidate must be capable of extensive self-directed work and continuing professional growth and acquisition of new skills. Must also be eager to identify and solve new, technically oriented problems as they emerge in project work. Project materials include searchable text, image, sound, video, and interactive map resources. The library’s digital projects are available for review at:

Northern Illinois University is located approximately sixty miles west of downtown Chicago, Illinois.

Required: Bachelor’s degree; working familiarity with markup and metadata standards in digital project development, including SGML/XML, Dublin Core, and METS. Strongly preferred: MLS or significant experience in digital project development; extensive experience with MySQL database development, PHP scripting language, and UNIX/Linux system administration; basic understanding of American history.

Renewable, 12-month appointment; vacation and sick leave; competitive salary.

To assure full consideration, apply by September 3, 2007. Direct letter of application, resume, and names/contact information of at least three references to: Kathy Sherman, Northern Illinois University Libraries, DeKalb, Illinois 60115. AA/EEO.

Drew E. VandeCreek
Director of Digital Projects
Northern Illinois University Libraries
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-7179

Project Research Fellow Post at CCH

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

The Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London is seeking someone to assist with the technical research development of research projects:

Project Research Fellow

Full-time, open-ended
Closing date for applications: 10th August 2007
Reference: W2/AAV/123/07

The successful candidate to this position would be required to work with discipline specialists to analyse a wide variety of humanities materials and to model them using database and other highly-structured approaches; to design, write and modify programs to search, query, retrieve and display them; and to collaborate in the creation of integrated web-based interfaces to publish them.

Experience in design and building environments powered by relational database technologies is essential. The department uses primarily Java and J2EE technologies to publish database materials on the web, and experience with these technologies is also critical. Familiarity with standards-compliant XHTML and CSS and issues around accessibility is highly desirable, as is familiarity with XML and some of the emerging XML technologies that work with highly structured data such as XSLT 2.0 and XQuery.

Proven experience in creating integrated research applications using a range of technologies would be a significant advantage.

In addition you will need to have a good understanding – and preferably experience – of how research is conducted in the humanities and social sciences and will need to be able to work effectively as part of a team, as well as independently. The successful candidate should have good communication skills and the ability to document their work in clear written English.

This appointment is on the RAII scale, currently ranging from £29,927 to £39,602 per annum plus of £2,323 London Allowance.

For further particulars please contact

Studentship and job in E-Science, Imaging Technology and Ancient Documents

Saturday, June 9th, 2007

Posted for Melissa Terras:

Applications are invited for two posts for which funding has been secured through the AHRC-EPSRC-JISC Arts and Humanities E-Science initiative to support research on the application of Information Technology to ancient documents. Both posts are attached to a project which will develop a networked software system that can support the imaging, documentation, and interpretation of damaged texts from the ancient world, principally Greek and Latin papyri, inscriptions and writing tablets. The work will be conducted under the supervision of Professors Alan Bowman FBA, Sir Michael Brady FRS FREng (University of Oxford) and Dr. Melissa Terras (University College London).

1. A Doctoral Studentship for a period of 4 years from 1 October, 2007. The studentship will be held in the Faculty of Classics (Sub-Faculty of Ancient History) and supported at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents and the Oxford E-Research Centre. The Studentship award covers both the cost of tuition fees at Home/EU rates and a maintenance grant. To be eligible for a full award, the student must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for a period of 3 years before the start of the award. (Further Particulars2)
2. A postdoctoral Research Assistantship for a period of 3 years from 1 October, 2007. The post will be held in the Faculty of Classics (Sub-Faculty of Ancient History) and supported at the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents and the Oxford E-Research Centre. The salary will be in the range of £26,666 – £31,840 p.a. Applicants must have expertise in programming and Informatics and an interest in the application of imaging technology and signal-processing to manuscripts and documents. (Further Particulars)
The deadline for receipt of applications is 4 July 2007. Further details about both posts, the project, the qualifications required and the method of application are available from Ms Ghislaine Rowe, Graduate Studies Administrator, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LU (01865 288397, It is hoped that interviews will be held and the appointments made in the first half of July.

Two Digital Humanities Job Openings at Brown University

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

1. Scholarly Technology Group—Senior Research Programmer

The Senior Research Programmer Analyst works closely with faculty and STG staff to carry out digital humanities projects by performing project analysis, providing technical leadership, programming and software development in support of STG’s projects. This person will recruit, plan and manage projects, write grant proposals, stay abreast of new methodologies and practices relevant to Digital Humanities and disseminate STG’s work at conferences.

(for more information see Brown Careers (under B00938) and

2. Women Writers Project—Project Manager / Textbase Editor

The Women Writers Project develops and publishes a digital research collection of early modern women’s writing, and conducts ongoing research on digital editing and text encoding. The WWP Project Manager/Textbase Editor is responsible for the general management of the WWP, overseeing the development and editing of the textbase content, managing licensing for Women Writers Online, and managing the WWP’s outreach and publicity activities. The Project Manager also works on WWP research projects and occasionally with the Scholarly Technology Group as opportunity permits. The position requires expertise in humanities computing, literary research, and computer project management, and a strong background in TEI/XML text encoding.

(for more information see Brown Careers and

Job: Research Associate at Telota Initiative, BBAW

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Alexander Czmiel posts to following job to the Digital Classicist list:

I would like to point you to an open position at the Telota-Initiative (“The electronic life of the Academy”) of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Though the job advertisement is in German and knowledge of German is advantageous the project language is not necessarily German.

Basic data:
– position: research associate
– duration: as soon as possible until 31 December 2008
– qualifications:
– knowledge in producing digital scholarly editions
– knowledge of XML and related technologies
– knowledge of a programming language

You can find an overview of our last projects at

Applications should be addressed to Regina Reimann (

Please don’t hesitate to contact me ( for further informations.

Job Openings at CHNM – Post-Doc, Digital History Associate, Summer Intern

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University is hiring:

Post-Doc in History of Science & Technology and/or Digital History: This is a one-year position (with possible renewal) at the rank of Research Assistant Professor at the Center for History and New Media (CHNM), which is closely affiliated with the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. A PhD or advanced ABD in History or a closely related field is required. We are especially interested in people with some or all of the following credentials, but they are not all required for the position: 1. experience in digital history or digital libraries; 2. strong technical background in new technology and new media; 3. administrative and organizational experience; 4. background in the history of science, technology, and industry, broadly defined; 5. background in post-1945 U.S. history. Please send letter of application, CV or resume, and three letters of recommendation (or dossier) to or Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive MS 1E7, Fairfax, VA 22030. Electronic submissions encouraged. Please use subject line “Digital Historian.” We will begin considering applications 15 March 2006.

Digital History Associate: The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University is hiring two “Digital History Associates.” We are seeking energetic, well-organized people who take initiative and work well collaboratively. We are especially interested in people with some combination of research experience, administrative experience, and web development and programming experience. These exciting, grant-funded positions are particularly appropriate for someone with combined interest in history and technology, but the only specific requirements are a BA by June 1, 2007, and a demonstrated interest in both history and the web. Please apply for position #10384Z online at and attach both a resume and a cover letter. We will begin considering applications on 3/15/07 and continue until the positions are filled.

Summer Intern – Humanities Computing: The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University is seeking creative, energetic, well-rounded, and well-organized college/high school students for 8-12 week paid summer internships in 2007 at a leading digital humanities center. Ability to work in a team is very important. Strong grades are essential. Preference will be given to those with working knowledge of one or more of the following: web- database development in PHP and MySQL; JavaScript, XML, CSS, and other technologies critical for Firefox development; and command-line Linux system administration. This is an especially good opportunity for someone with a combined interest in computing and history. Please send resume and cover letter with subject line: “humanities computing internship” to We will begin considering applications on 2/15/07 and will continue until the position is filled.

About CHNM: Since 1994, the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University has used digital media and computer technology to change the ways that people—scholars, students, and the general public—learn about and use the past. We do that by bringing together the most exciting and innovative digital media with the latest and best historical scholarship. We believe that serious scholarship and cutting edge multimedia can be combined to promote an inclusive and democratic understanding of the past as well as a broad historical literacy that fosters deep understanding of the most complex issues about the past and present. CHNM’s work has been internationally recognized for cutting-edge work in history and new media. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, CHNM is 15 miles from Washington, DC, and is accessible by public transportation.

Mellon Post-Doc at Tufts

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

See on the Tufts website (see full ad). This might be an appropriate post for a digital classicist to apply for; interested candidates are encouraged to contact Gregory Crane ( as soon as possible.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has generously provided Tufts University with funding to bring two postdoctoral fellows each year for four years to pursue new collaborative research projects with Tufts faculty in the Humanities. Two fellows will be appointed in fall 2007.

Each fellow will be housed for two years in a particular department or interdisciplinary program, and will be associated with one or more Tufts faculty members who will serve as advisor/mentor(s). Fellows will be expected to teach one course in the spring semester of their first year and two in the second year of their residency. Applications will be competitively evaluated by the Mellon Postdoctoral Committee There is no requirement that the fellows be U.S. citizens. Applicants for the fellowships must have received their PhD within the past five years. The stipend for fellows will be $46,440 plus benefits, and a research allowance of $6,000 per year.

Recipients of the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships will appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, upon the recommendation of the Mellon Postdoctoral Committee and in consultation with appropriate departments. All applications must be received no later than February 1, 2007.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mellon Administrator David Proctor at or 617-627-3213.

See the full advert, with application forms, online at

2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scholarly Information Resources for Humanists

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Description: The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for the 2007 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scholarly Information Resources for Humanists. Now in its fourth year, the fellowship provides new scholars in the humanities a unique opportunity to develop expertise in the new forms of scholarly research and the information resources that support them, both traditional and digital, that are challenging research institutions. The program offers fellowships to individuals who believe that there are opportunities to develop meaningful linkages between disciplinary scholarship, libraries, archives, and evolving digital tools.

About eight fellowships will be awarded, with fellowships beginning in Summer 2007 and ranging from one to two years in length. The fellowships will pay a salary ($35,000-$50,000) plus benefits at one of the collaborating academic libraries, each of which will serve as a fellowship sponsor. Applicants must have earned their Ph.D.s in disciplines in the humanities within the past five years, or earn them before starting the program. Fellows must be in residence at a sponsoring institution for the duration of the fellowship, and must be able to attend a mandatory two-week seminar at Bryn Mawr College from July 22-August 2, 2007.

Sponsoring institutions for 2007-2008 include: Appalachian College Association Georgia Institute of Technology Lehigh University The Ohio State University Pepperdine University The Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center University of California, Los Angeles University of Virginia Applications must be postmarked by February 16, 2007. Applicants will be notified of their status by April 30, 2007.

For further information, or to download an application, please visit our website. Please direct any questions to Amy Harbur, Program Officer Contact Info: Amy Harbur, Program Officer Council on Library and Information Resources 1755 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20036 Expire Date: February 16, 2007

EPSRC Research Studentship

Friday, October 20th, 2006

Human-Computer Interaction VESSEL Project (Village e-science for Life)

Bursary £12,300 pa incl.Three year post

Ref: PHD

We are seeking a postgraduate research student to join the VESSEL Project (Village e-science for Life) a EPSRC-funded research project commencing in October 2006. The aim of VESSEL is to explore and develop participatory methods for developing novel solutions for ICT in rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis upon the educational barriers. The initial normal place of work will be the Slough Campus but you will have the opportunity to spend some periods distributed over the project life within an African context, as well as site visits to Kenya. You should have a good BSc or MSc degree in a computing discipline with a significant HCI component. You should also have a keen interest in understanding African cultures and knowledge of KisSwahili would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Lynne Dunckley ( or Dr. Jose Abdelnour-Nocera ( In return, TVU offers you the benefits of a final salary pension scheme, excellent financially supported development opportunities and generous holiday entitlement.

For further details and an application form, please contact or the Human Resources Department on 020 8231 2321 (24 hour voicemail) or e-mail quoting the appropriate reference number.

Closing date for the post: 3 November 2006.

Senior Research Project Coordinator

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

ICT Methods Network Administrative Centre Centre for Computing in the Humanities (18 months contract) Applications are invited for a post in the AHRC ICT Methods Network Administrative Centre (NAC), based at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities (CCH), King’s College London. This national initiative promotes and disseminates the use of ICT in UK arts and humanities research, by building a broadly based collaborative network of researchers from all humanities and arts disciplines working on the application of computational methods in research. The Methods Network promotes collaboration and facilitates multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary work via a series of high-profile activities and publications.

The holder of this position will have a broad remit to co-ordinate Methods Network outreach and collaborations, They will also be responsible for the development and management of a broad programme of activities and publications to promote, support and disseminate the use of ICT for effective research in the arts and humanities, and take responsibility for overall supervision of all stages of these activities and publications, including planning, development and implementation. Activities include expert seminars, workshops, conferences and postgraduate training events. All activities and publications will be developed in close consultation with the Manager and Directors of the Methods Network and with staff from a number of participating institutions, in particular the Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS).

Applicants should have a degree in a humanities, arts or related discipline, and an interest and expertise in computing in the arts and humanities, as well as expertise in the associated technologies. Experience of working on a collaborative basis in major research projects involving research academics and specialists in applied computing, and experience of managing complex events and activities in an academic context would be an advantage. Flexibility and the ability to work as part of a team are essential, as are excellent communication skills and the ability to plan and implement projects and work to deadlines.

For more information, and a detailed job description, please see: or alternatively see the College’s website at or email or fax +44 (0)20 7848 1352. Quote reference number E3/AAV/140/06. Closing date for applications is 31 October 2006. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Appointment will be made depending on qualifications and experience on ALC3, currently from £32,212 to £34,655 (depending on experience) plus £2,323 London Allowance per annum. nd consideration of on-line media

Perseus Job Opportunities

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

Please apply through the Tufts Human Resources WWW site:

Perseus/Classics Tracking Code M06-552

Job Description There are 3 positions available. These are grant-funded, limited appointment positions with an end date of 6/30/2007. (more…)

Tech-oriented Latin teacher needed for TV studio

Friday, February 10th, 2006

From: Joan Jahnige
Date: February 10, 2006 9:07:45 AM EST

KET is actively seeking a Latin teacher. I am planning to retire after 15 fascinating years of teaching and learning. KET is looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years of classroom experience, an interest in technology and a love of teaching Latin. The teacher must have certification that can be transferred to Kentucky and be able to teach from the television studios in Lexington. Please visit my websites for more information and contact me via email or telephone if you are interested. It is an exciting challenge…time consuming but so rewarding. If you are concerned that you will not know your students I can assure you that those who want to connect do so and continue to do so long after they leave high school. KET is very supportive to its teachers and a wonderful environment in which to work. Please pass the word along to anyone you know who does not read Latinteach daily.

Gratias omnibus.


Joan Jahnige, Latin teacher
KY Educational Television
600 Cooper Dr. Lexington, KY 40502

859-258-7133 /800-333-9764 – phone
859-258-7390 – fax

Pleiades project seeks software applications analyst

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

I am happy to announce that a 2-year Software Application Analyst position for the Pleiades project is now open for application. We will carefully evaluate all applications received (online, see below) by the deadline of 13 February 2006 with a view toward filling the position as quickly as possible.

We are seeking someone with the following skills (please see full description linked below): Python, Zope, Plone, ArchGenXML, XHTML, CSS, XML, usability and Section 508 compliance; UML (for content type and workflow modeling); Linux (Red Hat/Fedora Core), Apache, CVS/SVN, Windows and Zope/Plone setup and administration; and one or more of the following: PostgreSQL+PsycoPG; MapServer/PrimaGIS/PostGIS.

One finds the job listing and application by going first to:
Then, select “Staff positions (SPA) -> Open positions”
Then, select “Position #/Keyword Search”
Enter position ID 0056777 and select the “Go” button.

1-2 Posts in 3D Visualisation (London)

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

(1) Network Development Officer

JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network Part-time, 0.5FTE, 36 months
The Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London wishes to employ, an outgoing, dynamic and organised person to initiate a programme of rapid community building under the direction of the King’s Visualisation Lab. The Network will provide support for 3D visualisation activities in Arts and Humanities disciplines in UK Higher Education institutions.The Network Development Officer will establish and develop communications with projects and groups in UK HE institutions that are engaged in applying 3D visualisation approaches within Arts and Humanities disciplines. She/he will help to establish a Network Steering Group, provide the “visualisation community” with networking assistance, establish structures to foster exchange of information and skills between institutions, disseminate the work of the Network, promote discussion of key issues identified by the community and monitor Network sustainability issues. The appointee will organise scheduled meetings and assist Network members in organising conference presentations and panels.

The successful applicant will have a good honours degree, experience of communications and publicity activities, excellent interpersonal, written, web-editing and administrative skills, with proven strengths in taking initiative and working independently within collaborative contexts. She/he will preferably have some knowledge and understanding of computer-aided visualisation activities in the academic, educational, cultural heritage and/or commercial sectors.

For further details and an application form please see related document below.

Closing date for applications: 13 February 2006

Reference: E2/AAV/133/05

(2) 3D Visualisation Research Fellow

JISC 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network, Part-time, 0.5FTE, 24 monthsThe Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King’s College London wishes to employ a part-time Research Fellow to assist the newly-established King’s Visualisation Lab in developing a national 3D Visualisation Network in the Arts.

The 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network, part of the JISC Visualisation Support Network, will:

  • build a sustainable community supporting 3D Visualisation in the Arts
  • encourage and facilitate exchange of skills and knowledge
  • stimulate and coordinate community-wide debate on key issues
  • pro-actively interface with the JISC Visualisation Support Network
  • form strategic connections between domains through a range of related, external bodies
  • raise awareness and understanding of the Network in the JISC community and society

The Network’s 3D Visualisation Research Fellow will provide research-based support for the 3D Visualisation in the Arts Network through a number of activities, including writing, presenting and publishing periodic reports on the research activities of the Network. The appointee will also work closely with members of the AHDS to analyse and augment aspects of the Projects and Methods Database, with a view to assisting the visualisation community to gain maximum benefit from it.

A knowledge and understanding of computer-aided visualisation activities in the academic, educational, cultural heritage and/or commercial sectors is essential. In addition, the successful applicant will have a postgraduate degree, excellent research and written communication skills, extensive knowledge and experience of visualisation projects and proven strengths in working both independently and collaboratively.

For further details and an application form please see related document below.

Closing date for applications: 13 February 2006

Reference: W1/AAV/132/05

Please note: These two positions may be filled by the same or two different persons.

Attached files

Network Development Officer.pdf [ PDF | 285 KB ]

Research Fellow.pdf [ PDF | 293 KB ]

“Radical Change for Tenure”

Monday, January 2nd, 2006

Peyer Suber reports on Scott Jaschik, Radical Change for Tenure, Inside Higher Ed, December 30, 2005. Jashik sumarizes discussion in a special panel of the MLA focussed on overhaul of tenure review procedures. Among other things, the panel wants departments to end a bias that favors print over online publications.

Archaeology Data Service User Services Manager – Department of Archaeology

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Archaeology Data Service User Services Manager – Department of Archaeology
Vacancy reference: BR05505

Applications are invited for the position of User Services Manager in the Archaeology Data Service, available from February 2006. This is an opportunity to take a key management role within a team environment. The User Services Manager is responsible for promoting the ADS/ AHDS Archaeology and usage of its digital resources, particularly in Higher Education. You will be expected to have an active teaching and research profile and to undertake project management. Applicants should have a first degree and postgraduate qualification, at least one of which should be in archaeology.

Project StORe Researcher

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

Applications are invited for a researcher to work on the White Rose Consortium (York, Sheffield, Leeds) contribution to this JISC-funded project, led by the University of Edinburgh. The post is based in York and you will be conducting a survey by questionnaire and structured interview of archaeology researchers to determine their current use of digital repositories (Archaeology Data Service and White Rose e-prints repository) and their future requirements.

You will be educated to degree level or with equivalent experience, and have experience of survey methods and academic research. Excellent time management, IT and communication skills are required, with the capacity to work independently and collaboratively. Knowledge of archaeology will be an advantage.

Salary within the range: £19,460 – £21,640 or £22,507 – £29,128 per annum, reduced pro rata. An appointment on the lower scale is anticipated. The hours of work will be 18.75 per week and the post is available for nine months.

For further particulars and details of how to apply, please see our website at: or write to the Personnel Office, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, quoting reference number BH05408.

Closing Date: 12 October 2005

The University of York is committed to diversity and has policies and developmental programmes in place to promote equality of opportunity. It particularly welcomes applications from ethnic minority candidates.

(Advertisement source:

Postdoc in Humanities Computing

Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

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

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

(Seen on Humanist)

ePublishing Job at UPenn

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

Position Available

Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image
University of Pennsylvania Library

The University of Pennsylvania Library is presently seeking a bright, creative individual with a solid background in humanities computing to guide and manage its electronic publishing unit, The Schoenberg Center for Text & Image (SCETI).

SCETI ( was created in 1996 to produce virtual facsimiles of rare and special materials from Penn’s collections. Over the years, SCETI has evolved into a fully integrated electronic library containing digital versions printed books, manuscripts, correspondences, images, and most recently recorded sound.
SCETI’s projects have ranged from Shakespeare, medieval Judaica, and the traditions of alchemy to ancient papyri, the works of Theodore Dreiser, and the spoken word. In 1998 SCETI received an NEH Challenge Grant, which was successfully met. SCETI collaborates on the Penn campus with faculty and academic units and internationally with institutions across North America and beyond. The SCETI web site is a destination stop for humanities scholars from around the world.

Potential candidates are invited to submit a letter of application which addresses the needs and qualifications of the position, along with their resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references who can address the suitability of the candidate for the position described, to: Robert Eash, Human Resources Officer, University of Pennsylvania Library, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206 or email to:

(seen on Humanist)