15.292 jobs at Dartmouth, Maryland (U.S.)

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 292.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 08:44:44 +0100
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Two positions: Dartmouth College; Univ of Maryland

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community

                                      TWO POSITIONS

       Dartmouth College: Asst Prof of English: Material Textuality and Digital

                                         * * *

          University of Maryland, College Park: Director, Visual Technologies
                        Department of Art History and Archaeology


    Material Textuality and Digital Media

    Assistant Professor, English Department, Dartmouth College

    We invite applications from candidates who study the history, theory and
    rhetoric of information technologies and new media. We seek a colleague to
    develop and teach courses among the following areas: past and present
    technologies of writing and dissemination; the cultures and aesthetics of
    digital media; hypertext literature; and virtual cultural production. This
    tenure-track position will begin Fall, 2002. Phd in hand, or pending. Send
    letter of application, CV, dossier, and writing sample (25 pages maximum)
    plus any relevant URL or digital files (by diskette, Zip disk, or CD-Rom) to
    Professor Brenda Silver, Search Committee Chair, English Department,
    Dartmouth College, 6032 Sanborn House, Hanover, NH 03755. Also: send
    letter of application and CV via email to: English.Department@Dartmouth.EDU.
    Both postmarked no later than Friday, November 2, 2001. Dartmouth College is
    an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. With an even distribution
    of male and female students and over a quarter of the undergraduate student
    population members of minority groups, the College is committed to diversity
    and encourages applications from women and minorities.

              The University of Maryland, College Park
              Department of Art History and Archaeology
              Position Announcement
    Position Title: Director, Visual Technologies Center
    Category: Exempt, Full-time, 12 month position EX-2434
    Salary: Salary high 50s to low 60s, commensurate with experience, as
    well as excellent leave, medical coverage, retirement, and tuition
    remission benefits

    Description: The Director will oversee the entire operation of the newly
    created Art History and Archaeology Visual Technologies Center (VTC),
    which will incorporate the current 275,000-slide collection as well as
    new electronic media. The VTC will afford developmental support for
    teachers and scholars by integrating technology with research and
    teaching and serve as a resource center for implementing new ideas for
    visual communication. Specific responsibilities will include supervision
    of all VTC personnel, serving as project manager for the Department=s
    Web-based activities, working collaboratively with faculty and students
    to develop electronic teaching materials, participation in grant-writing
    and fund-raising activities, and oversight of legal and financial
    matters and the VTC=s strategic plan.

    This position offers an exceptional opportunity to help design and
    develop a dynamic teaching facility supported by the resources of a
    major university committed to integrating electronic technology into the
    learning process.

    Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate
    degree in art history or a related field, as well as leadership,
    management, and supervisory skills proven in an academic or association
    environment. Preferred candidates will possess expertise in electronic
    technology, specifically in developing Web-based applications for visual
    research and teaching. They will also have an understanding of the
    complexities of cataloging visual images and appreciation for the
    importance of the support provided by the VTC in faculty research and
    teaching. Experience in grant writing and fund-raising is also desirable.

    To Apply: To apply for this position, please send a curriculum vitae or
    resum, a letter of interest, and three letters of reference to:

    Prof. Marjorie Venit
    Department of Art History and Archaeology
    1211B Art/Sociology Building
    University of Maryland
    College Park, MD 20742-1335

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best
    consideration, please submit application material by November 1, 2001.

    The University of Maryland, College Park is an Affirmative Action/Equal
    Opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to reply.


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