LINGUIST List 11.2461

Mon Nov 13 2000

Jobs: Update: STG Director at Brown U, RI, USA

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  1. Allen_Renear, Update Ref 11.2193: STG Director at Brown U, RI, USA

Message 1: Update Ref 11.2193: STG Director at Brown U, RI, USA

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 15:59:31 -0500 (EST)
From: Allen_Renear <>
Subject: Update Ref 11.2193: STG Director at Brown U, RI, USA

The Scholarly Technology Group will shortly begin interviewing candidates
for the Director position (see job posting below). We still welcome
applications and anyone wishing to be considered as a candidate should
forward a CV to the address below as soon as possible, but no later than
November 17.

 The Scholarly Technology Group, Brown University

The Brown University Scholarly Technology Group (STG) is a 15 person R&D
and service unit that explores the use of advanced information technology
in academic research, teaching, and scholarly communication, and provides
services, such as systems analysis and project management, which make its
expertise available to the Brown University research community. STG works
in several related areas, including digital library technologies and
textbase development, interactive hypermedia systems, and arts and
humanities computing. STG is recognized as one of the leading academic
technology research centers in the world, with well-known specialists in
the areas of SGML/XML markup systems and hypermedia systems, and with
pioneering digital library projects, such as the Women Writers Project
( STG's senior management staff includes Steve
DeRose, Chief Scientist; Elli Mylonas, Associate Director for Research and
Projects; and Julia Flanders, Associate Director for Textbase Development,
and David Reville, Associate Director for Communications and Systems.
Standards activities include the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI),
W3C XLink/Xpointer, and the Open Electronic Book Forum. For more
information about STG see
We are seeking a Director who is both an accomplished scholar and a
skillful and entrepreneurial manager of research and service groups, and
who has demonstrated capability to lead innovative research in relevant
areas of digital technology applications. Minimum requirements include
five years relevant experience; three years project management or lead
systems analysis and a substantial record of publication and professional
activities. Linguists are encouraged to apply for this position.

Additional information about this position can be found at
or contact Dr. Allen Renear, Director (until January 2001), Scholarly
Technology Group (401 863-7312 or Allen_RenearBrown.Edu).

To apply send a current c.v. to Human Resources, Box 1879/B00438, Brown
University, Providence, RI 02912. 

Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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