17.550 tenure-track job at McMaster (Canada)

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty@kcl.ac.uk)
Date: Wed Jan 21 2004 - 03:38:21 EST

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 550.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 08:10:16 +0000
         From: <dgants@rogers.com>
         Subject: Job at McMaster

From: Geoffrey Rockwell <grockwel@mcmaster.ca>
Date: 2004/01/19 Mon PM 02:37:11 EST
To: Humanist <humanist@Princeton.EDU>

Dear fellow Humanists,

Please bring the following job ad to the attention of any suitable candidates:

The Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University invites applications
for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
Electronic Texts and Text Analysis, commencing July 1, 2004. Minimum
annual salary at the Assistant Professor rank will be $49,861 as of
July 1, 2004.

The successful candidate will be appointed to the
Multimedia Program in the School of the Arts and, if suitable, to one
of the following Departments: English, French, or Modern Languages
and Linguistics. The successful candidate should demonstrate the
ability to teach courses about electronic texts and text programming.

Candidates should demonstrate research strength in the area of
electronic textuality and computer-assisted text analysis. Expertise
in computational linguistics or electronic scholarly editions will be
an asset. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline in
the humanities and have experience with research computing projects
in the humanities.

McMaster has a successful program in Multimedia, a
new program in Communication Studies and is developing a graduate
program in the area of Multimedia, Technology and Culture. McMaster
is also the lead institution on a CFI funded Text Analysis Portal for
Research project and is the host of the peer reviewed journal Text
Technology. For further information, please consult
www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~macmedia/. The successful candidate will
be expected to contribute to these learning and research activities
where appropriate.

Please forward applications, three letters of reference to Dr. Hayden
Maginnis, by February 28, 2004, Togo Salmon Hall 414, McMaster
University, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4M2. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will
be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to
employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse
faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all
qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities,
Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with


Geoffrey Rockwell

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