[Humanist] 22.679 job at MITH

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Thu Apr 9 07:20:02 CEST 2009

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 679.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 14:03:44 -0400
        From: Neil Fraistat <nfraistat at gmail.com>
        Subject: Job Opening at MITH

Web Programmer

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) at the
University of Maryland in College Park seeks a full time web programmer to
work on two grant funded projects. The first involves the creation of a
collaboratively-edited database of 3-dimensional models of historical
theater buildings. The second will integrate MITH's web-based multimedia
annotation tool (AXE) into the Center for History and New Media's
world-renowned citation management system, Zotero. Both are potentially very
high profile projects in the digital humanities and it is likely this one
year appointment will lead to other exciting opportunities in the digital

The successful candidate will at the minimum have a bachelor’s degree and
will be proficient in PHP, XML, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS. Familiarity with
cross browser compatibility issues and the ability to work well individually
and in a team environment and to produce high-quality work under tightly
defined deadlines is also essential. The ideal candidate will also have
thorough knowledge of SVG (scalar vector graphics), ActionScript 3.0, and
the Yahoo User Interface (YUI).

Located in McKeldin Library at the heart of the campus, MITH is the
University of Maryland’s primary intellectual hub for scholars and
practitioners of digital humanities, new media, and cyberculture. MITH’s
house research includes projects in text mining, tool building,
visualization, digital libraries, electronic publishing, and digital
preservation. We collaborate actively with allied campus units, including
the University Libraries, the College of Information Science, and the Human
Computer Interaction Lab. Situated in a suburb of Washington DC, MITH also
offers all of the opportunities that come from the libraries, museums, and
cultural institutions of the area.

Salary range, $45,000 - $55,000 commensurate with experience. Consideration
of applications to begin immediately and will continue until the position is
filled. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. The
University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please
send a letter of application, CV, and the names, addresses, and current
phone numbers of three professional references to:

Dr. Doug Reside
Chair, MITH Search, Web Programmer
Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities
B0131 McKeldin Library
University of Maryland Web
College Park, MD 20742

Neil Fraistat
Professor of English & Director
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
University of Maryland
301-405-5896 or 301-314-7111 (fax)

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