Category: Job Announcements

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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Job: Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty (Four Positions), Syracuse University iSchool

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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 degree programs in information management and technology, data science and data analytics, library and information science (including school media) and information science and technology.

The successful candidates will join our “Faculty of One”: a highly collegial environment that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration amongst our school’s faculty and with other members of the university community and beyond. Our research and teaching often adopt a socio-technical approach, recognizing that important problems are not simply technical nor just about people, but rather require both social and technological insights. We seek applicants whose topic areas and skills adopt this philosophy, and who can speak to overlapping areas within the school.

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Job: Digital Humanities Co-ordinator (Content), Swansea University

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The post holder will play a full and active role as a member of the Library Research Support. They will work pro-actively with researchers, special collections staff and relevant communities on campus to analyse digital humanities related requirements and encourage engagement with central Digital Humanities resource and support. They will be one of two principle points of contact for all digital humanities related queries and support. They will also work alongside colleagues in special collections, research support, and IT services to develop online exhibitions, and content management solutions, in order to promote and increase engagement with our special collections and research activity through the use of cutting edge technologies.  The post holder will be highly visible and take part in advocacy across the university to raise awareness of the Library’s digital humanities capabilities and support and stimulate discussion and feedback and collaboration from the community.

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Job: Digital Humanities Co-ordinator (Technical), Swansea University

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The post holder will play a full and active role as a member of the Library Research Support. They will work pro-actively with researchers, special collections staff and relevant communities on campus to analyse digital humanities related requirements and explore and test solutions. They will be the principle point of contact for all digital humanities related queries and support. They will also work alongside colleagues in special collections, research support, and IT services to develop online exhibitions, and content management solutions, in order to promote and increase engagement with our special collections and research activity through the use of cutting edge technologies.  The post holder will be highly visible and take part in advocacy across the university to raise awareness of digital humanities capabilities and support and stimulate discussion and feedback from the community.

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Job: Faculty in Data Ethics, Rice University

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The School of Humanities at Rice University in Houston, Texas seeks applicants for an open-rank, tenured or tenure-track position as Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Ethical and Social Dimensions of Data Science. PhD required at time of appointment. The committee welcomes applications from scholars focusing in data, ethics, and society; critical code studies; software studies; digital humanities; science and technology studies; data ethnography; data law and policy studies, and other interpretive approaches, including race, gender and social justice in relation to data cultures.

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