[OS X TeX] TeX job (part time, Chicago north side)

"mitcho (Michael 芳貴 Erlewine)" mitcho at mitcho.com
Mon Apr 2 22:00:31 EDT 2007

Hi all,

My part-time employer is looking to replace me as I graduate and move  
out of Chicago. Please feel free to circulate this or get in touch  
with me directly if you have any questions. Thanks!



The Academic Approach, an exciting Chicago-based tutoring and online  
learning firm, is hiring a LaTeX programmer to support the development  
of math curricula for web and print.

- continued development of custom LaTeX scripts (perl) and styles,  
especially for web output. (40%)
- typesetting and creating figures. (40%)
- curating in-house math teaching manuals, using custom classes and  
styles. (20%)

- intermediate to advanced experience in LaTeX, including style and  
class internals and font manipulation.
- intermediate perl experience, including the use of regular  
expressions and modules.
- fluency in UNIX command line tools--shell scripting a plus.
- experience creating figures (e.g. xfig, gnuplot, Plot, Illustrator,  
- BA in a quantitative field.
- attention to detail and organization. Strong communication skills.

- experience with TeX on Mac OS X.
- experience with ImageMagick, DVI manipulation.
- knowledge of web and database methodologies.
- passion for mathematics education.
- a TeXnician in the sense of Knuth (1984).

The position is part-time with opportunities for growth. It is on site  
in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. Send resume with references to brian at theacademicapproach.com 
  and mitcho at mitcho.com .

mitcho (Michael 芳貴 Erlewine)
Departments of Lingusitics and Mathematics
University of Chicago
mitcho at mitcho.com
5547 S. Blackstone Ave. #2
Chicago, IL 60637

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