LINGUIST List 12.1425

Thu May 24 2001

Jobs: PostDoc in Latin American Langs, U of Texas USA

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  1. Joel Sherzer and Tony Woodbury, Project Manager: Post-doctoral at University of Texas at Austin, Texas USA

Message 1: Project Manager: Post-doctoral at University of Texas at Austin, Texas USA

Date: 23 May 2001 03:46:55 -0000
From: Joel Sherzer and Tony Woodbury < and acwmail.utexas.edu">jsherzermail.utexas.edu and acwmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: Project Manager: Post-doctoral at University of Texas at Austin, Texas USA


Rank of Job: Post-doctoral
Areas Required: Project Manager
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Texas at Austin
Department: Anthropology; Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin
America (AILLA)
State or Province: Texas
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: July 1, 2000
Contact: Joel Sherzer and Tony Woodbury jsherzermail.utexas.edu and
acwmail.utexas.edu

Address for Applications:
Department of Anthropology
Austin
TX 78712
USA

The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA,
http://www.ailla.org) seeks applicants for a two-year post-doctoral
position as Project Manager. This position will begin on September 1,
2001; the salary will be $35,000 per year plus benefits. 

The Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating the
development and maintenance of an online database of audio and textual
language materials and its web interface. Duties will include:

* assisting in the conceptual development of archive data structures
and tools, 
* supervision of digitization of language materials by graduate
research assistants, 
* coordinating the acquisition and transfer of materials from
depositors, 
* grant writing, 
* grant management (accounting and record-keeping),
* handling public relations for the project (in person, online, and
through all other media).

Requirements:

* Ph.D. in Anthropology or Linguistics, with dissertation or
substantial research experience on indigenous languages of the
Americas (preferably Latin America).
* Knowledge of Spanish. 
* Experience with HTML and at least one server- or PC-based database
package (e.g Shoebox, Filemaker, Apache).

Preferred Skills:

* Knowledge of Portuguese.
* Familiarity with audio digitization.
* Familiarity with XML.
* Experience with accounting, grant management, and grant application
procedures.

AILLA is a project of the Department of Anthropology, Department of
Linguistics, and the Digital Library Services Division of the
University of Texas. Applicants should contact Joel Sherzer
<jsherzermail.utexas.edu> and Anthony Woodbury <acwmail.utexas.edu>
by e-mail. 
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