[artinfo] Employment Opportunity for feminist new media person @Rutgers University

Beata Hock gphhob01 at phd.ceu.hu
Wed Feb 13 10:17:50 CET 2008

Please distribute  widely!  Thank you. 
Research Associate: New  Media 
Part-time Position,  $20/hour; 20 hours/week, April 2008 through March  2009 
The Department of Women’s  and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, New 
Brunswick is seeking a research  associate with expertise in new media to work 
with undergraduate students,  graduate students and faculty on the production 
circulation of innovative  new media applications.  The research associate 
will work  with a select group of students to digitize materials from the Center 
for  Women’s Global Leadership Archive, including unique collection of  
approximately 300 posters documenting the past 20 years of transnational  
activism.  This digital database will become a  resource for new approaches to 
international research on visual culture and  women’s activism. 
The research associate  will also train students, faculty, and staff in audio 
and video recording,  duplicating, editing; using software packages including 
productivity suites,  image editing programs, web browsers, and specialized 
multimedia software and  equipment. In addition to providing instruction on 
multimedia applications  through one-on-one consultations and workshops, the 
research associate will  produce web-oriented materials that demonstrate 
possibilities for innovative  research and instruction in women’s and gender  
The successful candidate  must have at least a Bachelor's degree, one year 
teaching or training in the  use of technology, two years experience in design 
and development of web-based  applications, experience with MAC and Windows, 
proficient in iLife,  Dreamweaver, Photoshop to prepare and optimize images for 
use on the Web, and  one or more of the other programs in Adobe Studio Master 
Collection for Mac;  and familiarity with Life Forms, Final Cut Pro, Sibelius, 
Finale, or similar  software. 
The research associate  will have the opportunity to work at the Sharon 
Fordham Multimedia Laboratory,  a newly inaugurated facility in a renovated area 
Mabel Smith Douglass  Library at Rutgers University (Douglass Campus, New 
Brunswick). The lab  is equipped with 12 MAcPro computers with cinematic 
with dual-core  Intel Xeon. Operating System: Apple Leopard, and Microsoft 
XP. Software  include iLife 2008 package, Adobe Studio Master Collection for 
Mac, Microsoft  Office 2007 (Windows), Sibelius, Finale, Life Forms and Dance 
Forms, Laban,  and Lame. Two separate machines are equipped with additional 
software; one has  Apple Final Cut Pro Suite and the other Pro-Tools. 
include  scanner, video playbacks in different formats, and midi  keyboard. 
Please send a letter of  interest, c.v., names and contact information for 
three references  to: 
Mary Hawkesworth,  Chair 
Department of Women’s and  Gender Studies 
Rutgers University 
162 Ryders  Lane 
New Brunswick, New Jersey  08901 
_mhawkes at rci.rutgers.edu_ (mhawkes at rci.rutgers.edu)  
DEADLINE for  APPLICATIONS:   March 10, 2008 
Ferris Olin, Ph.D. 
Head, Margery Somers Foster Center 
Mabel Smith Douglass Library-Rutgers 
8 Chapel Dr. 
New Brunswick, NJ  08901-8527 
732/ 932-9407, ext. 26 
_olin at rci.rutgers.edu_ (olin at rci.rutgers.edu) 

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