[Humanist] 25.43 job: Asst Director, MITH

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Wed May 25 01:18:45 CEST 2011

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 43.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 24 May 2011 12:40:35 -0400
        From: Matthew Kirschenbaum <mkirschenbaum at gmail.com>
        Subject: job at Maryland: Assistant Director at MITH

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (position #115754)

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is a
renowned and rapidly growing research center that is helping to
transform the humanities in an era of new media and global
information. We’re looking for an Assistant Director to help initiate
and manage our projects, someone who will deepen the expertise of our
interdisciplinary team of humanities researchers and developers and
who will contribute to a creative, high-energy, and team-oriented

The Assistant Director will generate grant projects, work closely with
MITH Fellows, and bear primary responsibility for the supervision of
MITH’s development team, which includes programmers, web designers,
graduate assistants, and interns. We are therefore seeking a candidate
who has been involved with successful digital humanities projects, is
a recognized member of the digital humanities community, and can work
collaboratively with humanities scholars and programmers alike. Strong
organizational and project management skills are mandatory, as are
excellent communication skills. A humanities background is especially
desirable. Bachelor’s degree required; MA, MLS, or Ph.D. preferred.

The Assistant Director is a full-time staff position at the University
of Maryland. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from
$57,440-$71,800.  The position includes 20% personal research time
that can be used for professional development and R&D work. The
University also offers a competitive benefits package.

Apply online at
https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54497. For best
consideration, apply by close of business on June 10, 2011. The
University of Maryland actively subscribes to a policy of equal
employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee
or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation,
physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political
affiliation. Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Matthew Kirschenbaum
Associate Professor of English
Associate Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
University of Maryland
301-405-8505 or 301-314-7111 (fax)
http://mkirschenbaum.net and @mkirschenbaum on Twitter

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