From the ad: The English Department at Temple University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in literature specializing in any method of digital humanities research, broadly conceived. The position is open to applicants in any literary field from the nineteenth century to the present, including global, British, and American literatures. Teaching responsibilities include a…

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From the CFP: We are looking for a collection of short essays (4000-4500 words) that critically engage the affective labor of being an alt-ac or staff inside or outside the academy. We are particularly interested in submissions from alt-acs who are POC, LGBTQIA, and/or disabled, as the intersection of gender, race, sexual orientation, and disability…

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From the resource: Rapid Response Research (RRR) projects are quickly deployed scholarly interventions in pressing political, social, and cultural crises. Together, teams of researchers, technologists, librarians, faculty, and students can pool their existing skills and knowledges to make swift and thoughtful contributions through digital scholarship in these times of crisis. The temporality of a rapid…

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From the ad: The Department of English and the Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods at Emory University invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member in English with a specialization in quantitative methods of literary analysis to begin fall 2019. Required: PhD by time of appointment. We seek an exceptional, active researcher in…

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We (Tim Causer, Kris Grint, Anna-Maria Sichani, and me!) have recently published an article in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities on the economics of crowdsourcing, reporting on the Transcribe Bentham project, which is formally published here: ‘Making such bargain’: Transcribe Bentham and the quality and cost-effectiveness of crowdsourced transcription. Alack, due to our own economic…

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From the ad: Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (The iSchool, ischool.syr.edu) seeks scholars and leaders to fill four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019. Successful candidates will have a productive program of research in an information-related field and be able to contribute to the development of students and courses in our…

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