[Humanist] 26.238 jobs at Munich, Berkeley

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Aug 21 07:41:53 CEST 2012

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 238.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Stefan Baums <baums at lmu.de>                               (17)
        Subject: Job: Programmer and Digital Humanist (University of Munich)

  [2]   From:    "Sharon K. Goetz" <skgoetz at yahoo.com>                     (54)
        Subject: job opening at MTP/Berkeley

        Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:46:43 +0200
        From: Stefan Baums <baums at lmu.de>
        Subject: Job: Programmer and Digital Humanist (University of Munich)

Dear friends and colleagues,

the University of Munich is looking for an experienced Programmer
and Digital Humanist to work on the Buddhist Manuscripts from
Gandhāra project in the Institute for Indian and Tibetan Studies.
The initial term of appointment is until 31 December 2015, with
the possibility of renewal. The application deadline is 31 August
2012, with a start date as soon as possible thereafter. For
further details and the application procedure, please refer to the
announcement on the University of Munich website:

   http://gandhari.org/tmp/programmer_and_digital_humanist.txt (English version)

Best regards,
Stefan Baums

Dr. Stefan Baums
Institute for Indian and Tibetan Studies
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

        Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 14:07:09 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
        From: "Sharon K. Goetz" <skgoetz at yahoo.com>
        Subject: job opening at MTP/Berkeley

ID 14479
Writer/Editor 3

Please visit the URL above to apply; the job description is included

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 1, 2012

Departmental Overview

Located in the midst of the Mark Twain Papers in The Bancroft Library, the
Mark Twain Project is editing and publishing a comprehensive scholarly
edition of Mark Twain's writings, including all of his letters, notebooks,
and unpublished manuscripts, as well as his well-known literary works.
Since 2007 we have been building an electronic edition of these writings,
http://www.marktwainproject.org, which draws upon the Web's strengths of
search, organization, and display.


Researches, writes, and edits material as well as potentially develops
digital tools for both print and Web publication, including critical
editions, XML documents, and databases. In general, works with colleagues
to ensure accuracy and completeness of individual scholarly volumes of
Mark Twain's letters, literary manuscripts, and published works, which are
issued by the Mark Twain Project as printed books as well as
electronically through its website, Mark Twain Project Online.

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate has contributed successfully to digital humanities
projects and is self-motivated to produce accurate work in collaboration
with colleagues. Because of the nature of MTP's concerns, the candidate
must have a deep understanding of textual criticism, including
methodologies for establishing texts.

-- Thorough knowledge of computer applications for publishing, image
handling, and/or web production, especially XML-based workflows
---- Thorough interpersonal communications skills, 
including active listening and effective collaboration skills.
-- Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills.
-- Thorough research and fact verification skills.
-- A master's degree in a related area (e.g. American literature, history) or
equivalent research experience and training.

Preferred Qualifications

-- Familiarity with TEI-XML, XSL, JavaScript, databases, and/or content
management systems (e.g. Drupal).
-- Familiarity with library metadata.
-- Experience with transcribing manuscripts.
-- Experience with devising and running unit and system tests.
-- A keen eye for proofreading and copy-editing.
-- Ph.D. is preferred.

Salary & Benefits
Monthly: $4,250 - $6,308.33 
Annual: $51,000 - $75,700

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the
University visit:

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.

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