Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 25.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 05:56:59 +0100
From: Peter Gilbert <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Job announcement
Humanities Instructional Technologist
Lawrence University has an immediate opening for an instructional
technologist in the humanities. Responsibilities will include teaching
2-3 courses per year in a humanities discipline, facilitating the
introduction of computing technology and multimedia into the humanities
and foreign language curriculum, and assisting humanities and language
faculty in the use of a broad range of hardware and software.
Lawrence University is in the process of establishing a 20-station,
computerized, multi-media lab to support instruction in foreign
languages and the humanities. The person hired into this position will
manage the Humanities computing facility (including hiring, training,
and supervising student workers); act as liaison to faculty in
humanities and language departments to gather information about
instructional needs, and design, document, and lead workshops for
faculty and students.
M.A. in a humanities discipline, classroom teaching experience,
knowledge of instructional design in a higher education setting,
including web development, authoring systems, digital audio/video, and
graphics, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; proficiency
in both PC and Mac platforms and programs relevant to the humanities.
Preferred qualifications include
Ph.D. degree, familiarity with instructional materials appropriate to
humanities instruction, knowledge of a foreign language or expertise in
foreign language teaching, and familiarity with state-of-the-art audio,
video, and computing technologies in classroom instruction.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
To apply: Send cover letter, a vita, a brief statement of teaching
philosophy addressing the significance of technology, and three letters
of recommendation to:
Director of Instructional Technology
Appleton, WI 54911
Deadline for applications is June 15, 2000.
For more information about Lawrence, please see http://www.lawrence.edu
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