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 preferred.
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).