REVISED JOB POSTING (Bibliography of Asian Studies)

David Magier magier at COLUMBIA.EDU
Thu Apr 9 16:44:12 UTC 1998

Anyone interested in this position, who might want to be employed for
*more than half-time*, should contact me. We have grant monies to
support more of the same work up to an additional half-time (for a
total of thirty to forty hours per week), for someone who could take
this position and work here with me at Columbia University Libraries.

David Magier
South Asia Librarian
Columbia University Libraries

212-854-3834 fax
magier at

> The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. seeks an energetic bibliographer,
> librarian and/or scholar to compile, input, and edit bibliographical entries for
> Western-language journal articles, chapters in edited volumes, and
> conference proceedings, etc. in all academic disciplines and subject areas
> concerning South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the
> Maldives,
> Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) for inclusion in the Bibliography of Asian
> Studies (BAS).
> Qualifications:  The successful applicant will be expected to have (a) a
> subject knowledge or background in one or more aspects of South Asian
> studies (in the humanities or the social sciences strongly preferred), (b) an
> awareness of the elements of bibliographical work or cataloging, (c) ready
> access to one or more research libraries in the United States with
> up-to-date holdings of English-language periodicals published in India and
> elsewhere in South Asia as well as current imprints from western Europe
> and
> North America that deal with South Asia, (d) familiarity with basic computer
> applications, including the ability to enter bibliographical data into an
> electronic database, (e) the ability to work efficiently and effectively on
> both an independent basis and with the editor of the BAS.  Some prior
> bibliographical and/or library-related experience is desirable.  Familiarity
> with Macintosh is preferred but not required.  This is a half-time (20
> hours/week) position.  Working hours are flexible.
> Salary:  Competitive.
> Starting Date:  As soon as possible.  The search will continue until the
> position is filled.  Applications will be considered without regard to gender,
> race, color, creed, age, national or ethnic origin, or disability.
> Letter of application including a resume and three or more references
> should be sent directly to:

David Magier
South Asia Librarian
Columbia University
304 International Affairs
420 West 118 Street
New York, NY  10027  USA

magier at

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