Asst. Director for Humanities Computing @ NYU

Philip Galanter (
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 10:39:35 -0500

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The Academic Computing Facility (ACF) is New York University's central
service organization for academic computing and networking. From its five
locations, the ACF provides a wide variety of services and resources for
use by NYU faculty, students, and research staff in instruction, learning,
and research.

We are seeking an energetic proactive humanities specialist who can
provide leadership and expertise in the realm of humanities computing at

The successful candidate will meet the following prerequisites:

<> Bachelor's degree or equivalent with significant academic experience in
the humanities, and a heavy emphasis on the use of computer technology in
the humanities. Advanced degree and applicable foreign language skills

<> Extensive knowledge of information and digital technologies commonly
used in the humanities such as those applied to digital texts, electronic
editions, CD-ROM, digital imaging, multimedia, courseware development and
delivery, quantitative methods, OCR text scanning, SGML mark-up, textual
analysis programming, and interactive network applications.

<> Some experience with programming languages, network and communications
protocols and operating systems. Good knowledge of software tools useful
management tasks including communications, reports, budgets, and project

<> Familiarity with university funding and research activities as well as
3-4 years experience with humanities computing in a university or research

<> Excellent interpersonal and writing skills, ability to train and assist
faculty in a collegial atmosphere. Excellent management skills for both
technical and content related projects.

<> Active in professional societies and associations promoting computer
technology in the humanities.

Interested candidates should send a resume, three references, and a salary
history to:

Shaaron Francis
Academic Computing Facility
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012

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The DEADLINE for applications is October 15, 1995.

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