From the ad: We seek candidates with a demonstrated capacity for scholarly research and publication and a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching electronic and digital rhetoric. Desirable areas of teaching experience include multimodal literacies, multimodal composition, professional communication, social media, digital humanities, content management, and visual and information design. Read the full ad here.

Zoe LeBlanc asked how basic statistics lead to a meaningful historical argument. A good discussion followed, worth reading, but since I couldn’t fit my response into tweets, I hoped to add a bit to the thread here on the irregular. I’m addressing only one tiny corner of her question, in a way that is peculiar to my…

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Argumentation for digital history stumbles over the ontology of its evidence. I’m writing here about corpus-scale analysis, the digital methodology I know best from my work on the Viral Texts project, and variously named by terms like “distant reading” or “cultural analytics.” Though the specifics of these methods are hotly debated, we might gather them…

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From the ad: This position is part of the WEB AND SOCIAL MEDIA BRANCH, National Archives and Records Administration. As a IT Specialist (INET) -Front-End Web Developer, you will be leading enterprise-wide web design efforts with a particular emphasis on Archives.gov, blogs, Presidential Libraries, and related websites Read the full ad here.

From the ad: This position is located in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The Digital Programs Officer leads and directs the Digital Programs division in performing outstanding digital services and provides the vision to seek new, innovative policies, programs and practices to provide…

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From the ad: As the professional focused on developing sustainable support for the Foundation, the Endowment Director will report to and work with the Chief Advancement Officer. Succeeding in this environment will require taking a hands-on approach to connecting with a broad array of donors, using traditional development methods, while implementing the infrastructure required for…

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From the ad: DIRECTOR FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES, MIT Press, to operationalize key developments within the Press’s strategic plan, helping establish a foundation for ongoing growth and innovation by bridging the vision for the business with its operational implementation. Will help build the Press’s capacity for digital innovation. A primary objective will be to obtain external…

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From the ad: This position reports to the Director, Technology Policy, in Library Services and is responsible for leading the newly established Digital Collections Management & Services Division. The division is responsible for providing support for the full lifecycle management of digital collections. This includes executing digitization projects using in-house or contractor digitization services. Read…

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