Monday, May 5, 2008

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) is
seeking a full time TEI encoder to work on in-house text encoding
projects as well as a collaboration with the National Gallery in
Washington DC on a new digital archive under development: "The History
of the Accademia di San Luca, 1589-1635: Documents from the Archivio
di Stato, Rome." The successful candidate will have experience with
humanities encoding projects and knowledge of TEI (preferably P5).
Experience with transforming TEI via XSL and DOM manipulations is

MITH is the University of Maryland's primary intellectual hub for
scholars and practitioners of digital humanities, electronic
literature, and cyberculture, as well as the home of the Electronic
Literature Organization, the most prominent international group
devoted to the writing, publishing, and reading of electronic
literature. MITH functions as an applied think tank for the digital
humanities in its symposia and weekly seminar series; in its
furthering the excellence of MITH Fellows' research; and in its
cultivation of an innovative in-house research agenda that currently
clusters around digital tools, text mining and visualization, and the
creation and preservation of electronic literature, digital games, and
virtual worlds. MITH and the University of Maryland will host the
international Digital Humanities 2009 conference.

Salary range: $40,000 to $50,000 plus benefits. We will begin
accepting applications immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to MITH's
assistant director, Doug Reside (dreside At umd dot edu).

Doug Reside, Assistant Director
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
University of Maryland
b0131 McKeldin Library
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-5897

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