Category: Job Announcements

Job: Curator, Digital Publications, British Library

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Joining our Contemporary British Publications team, this role is an exciting opportunity to help the Library develop its ability to collect, manage and make available complex digital publications. The Library’s ‘Emerging Formats’ project is focused on UK publications created for the mobile web, as interactive narratives or in database format. This role will support the project in desk-based research on existing knowledge and capabilities; engaging with creators, libraries and users of complex digital publications; and in documenting the findings of the project.

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Job: People Not Property Project Coordinator, UNC Greensboro

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The People Not Property project manager will coordinate digitization and transcription activities involving student workers, volunteers, and registers of deeds in 26 North Carolina counties, providing access to approximately 30,000 pages of slave deeds recorded in the state before 1865. People Not Property is a three-year project of the UNC Greensboro University Libraries, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives.

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Job: Web Developer, Modern Language Association

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The Modern Language Association (MLA) is seeking a full-stack PHP developer to extend and maintain several open-source software products. These include the WordPress-based MLA Commons, which includes The MLA Style Center and the MLA Action Network, as well as Humanities Commons and Humanities CORE, which allow humanities scholars to create profiles, seek feedback from peers on their work, establish and join groups to discuss common interests, and collaborate through new kinds of open-access publications. This is an extraordinary opportunity to contribute to an award-winning and active open-source project (see GitHub) and to help shape the strategic direction of the leading membership association in the humanities as we seek to expand the scope of our outreach and develop new ways to serve humanities scholars.

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Job: Assistant Professor of American Literature, St. Mary’s University

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Do you like to teach outside of the traditional confines of period focused classes? Are you interested in creating fresh, inventive courses that include community-based education or the digital humanities?

The Department of English Literature and Language, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas, invites you to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019 in American Literature. Teaching responsibilities include courses in core literature, composition, and upper-division and master’s level courses. We are looking for someone conversant in digital pedagogies, project-based learning, and interdisciplinary interest in contributing to our Center for Catholic Studies.

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Job: Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities), SIU Carbondale

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Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities), tenure track, continuing, 9-month appointment, Department of English, SIU Carbondale.

Qualifications: Completed MFA in fiction, and/or PhD in Creative Writing (fiction). Candidates must have at least one published or accepted book of fiction, and must have experience teaching fiction writing classes, preferably at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must also show preparation to contribute, via teaching and/or creative activity, to an emerging program in digital humanities, broadly-defined: podcasts, VR narratives, game scripting, blogging, and/or other forms of online/digital publication.

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Job: Assistant Professor, Public & Applied Humanities, University of Arizona

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The Department of Public & Applied Humanities at the University of Arizona is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The top candidate will be able to contribute expertise, leadership, and imagination to the department’s efforts to theorize and prefigure responses to the future of the human being.

Candidates should be highly collaborative, exploratory, and hardworking, with a humanities-oriented research specialization in one or more of the following areas: the environment (natural or built), fabrication (material, biological, electronic), health (cellular, systemic, societal), technology (digital, analog, biological), or storytelling (place-based and/or digital). Experience with and an understanding of international and/or foreign language content creation, or Indigenous/First Nations/Native lifeways will be of particular interest given the Department’s institutional and geographic location.

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Job: TT Assistant Professor in Literature Specializing in Digital Humanities, Temple University

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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 2/2 load with a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses.

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Job: TT Assistant Professor of Digital History of the Ancient Mediterranean, George Mason University

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Candidates for this position will be expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda in the field of digital ancient history. Candidates will have a 2/2 teaching load, and will teach undergraduate courses on Greek and Roman history and in digital history, as well other undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of research interest. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the history major’s concentration in digital history and should have a research interest in the digital humanities. This can include, but is not limited to, GIS and mapping, 3D modeling or VR/AR, computational text analysis, network analysis, digital collections, and digital archaeology.

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Job: Digital Initiatives Projects Librarian, University of Alberta

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The University of Alberta Libraries (UAL), with a long tradition of technological innovation and service excellence, seeks a dynamic and engaged professional to play a key role in the planning and execution of a growing program of digital library initiatives.

Reporting to the Head, Library Publishing and Digital Production Services, and working within a highly engaged team-based environment, the successful candidate proposes, guides, monitors and assesses a variety of digital library projects, with a particular focus on the UAL’s digitization program and library publishing activities, eg. open journal publishing and open educational resources (OER). The successful candidate will participate in and shape all phases of the planning and development of digital library projects in these areas, including the development of business cases and project plans, organizing and implementing workflows, coordinating project activities, communication planning and delivery, training, outreach, quality control, and assessment. The successful candidate will liaise and collaborate with Canadian and international communities of practice in order to establish, enhance and improve publishing and digitization services at UAL.

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Job: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in English (Quantitative Methods), Emory University

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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 any area of English-language literary history with strong interdisciplinary experience. The successful applicant will teach courses in literary study, digital humanities, and quantitative methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in computational analysis/cultural analytics/text mining

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