The NEH's Division of Research is looking to fill one or more vacant program officer positions. As a program officer, you will advise applicants about NEH grant programs, review and analyze grant proposals, select panelists, attend conferences, perform other outreach events on behalf of the NEH, help the NEH formulate new grant programs, etc. The job is located here in beautiful Washington, D.C. I will also note that we have an ice cream shop right in the lobby of our building, should that factor into your decision making process.
We are quite keen on finding some candidates who are very knowledgeable about digital humanities. More and more humanities research involves the use of digital technology. So experience with databases, digitization, humanities computing, data mining, or other areas of technology as it applies to humanities research would be extremely helpful.
Salary ranges from $69,764 - $107,854. If you or a colleague might be interested, please consult the vacancy announcement. Deadline to apply is July 17, 2008. [Edit: New vacancy just announced -- deadline is now August 8, 2008]