[Humanist] 23.86 postdoc in high-performance computing

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 86.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:50:23 -0400
        From: Stéfan Sinclair <sgsinclair at gmail.com>
        Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities and High Performance Computing (HPC)

Dear colleagues,

I would be very grateful for your help in distributing this job ad to
interested individuals and relevant lists. – Thanks, Stéfan


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities and High Performance
Computing (HPC)

Applications are invited for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in
Digital Humanities and High Performance Computing (HPC), under the
supervision of Dr. Stéfan Sinclair from Communications Studies and
Multimedia at McMaster University. The focus of the research will be
large-scale, on-demand text analysis, and especially the development
of HPC modules that can operate in a web-based context. McMaster
University is internationally recognized as a leader in digital
humanities scholarship and tool development.

This position is made possible in large part by Sharcnet, an HPC
consortium in Ontario, as well as McMaster Libraries. The postdoctoral
fellow will work closely with the supervisor (Sinclair), Sharcnet, and
the Libraries.

Successful candidates will have experience working on textually
oriented projects, strong Java and system administration skills. We
are seeking an individual who can bring strong interest and enthusiasm
to an area of research ripe for innovation, and someone who will be
able to integrate well into a larger team.

Salary: $45,000 plus benefits

By July 31, 2009, applicants should send a full Curriculum Vitae,
letters from two referees and a cover letter highlighting their prior
achievements and a brief summary of their statement of their interest
and experience in this area. Electronic submissions will be accepted.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Sinclair as early as
possible to express interest and to ask any questions.

McMaster is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, members of visible
minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and
persons with disabilities.

Dr. Stéfan Sinclair (sgs [at] mcmaster.ca)
Communication Studies & Multimedia
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON, L8S 4M2, Canada

[Please do not reply to this message as I use this address for
communication that is susceptible to spambots. My regular email
address starts with my user handle sgs and uses the domain name


Dr. Stéfan Sinclair, Multimedia, McMaster University
Phone: 905.525.9140 x23930; Fax: 905.527.6793
    TSH-328, Communication Studies & Multimedia
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M2

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