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Ashoka University (INDIA) - TT Open Rank English Faculty (fields incl. Digital Humanities)Edit

We are looking for active scholars and committed teachers at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels, who are engaged with one or more of the following fields:

1. Translation Studies 2. Digital Humanities 3. Literary Theory 4. Medieval/Early Modern literatures 5. Poetry and Poetics 6. Dalit Studies

Applications are welcomed from people working both in and out of the Anglophone world. Candidates should ideally be conversant with a broad sweep of literatures and theories. Classes to be offered include undergraduate gateway courses as well as upper-level and graduate seminars in individual areas of expertise. An active research profile in areas compatible with those listed above, as well as teaching experience pointing to a vibrant and dialogic classroom pedagogy will be welcome.

In addition to a popular undergraduate programme, we also have a growing graduate profile with the PhD in English already underway, and the Master’s programme starting in 2019. Ashoka University is an equal opportunity employer, and will offer competitive compensation packages.

Applicants should have the PhD in hand at the time of joining Ashoka. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and three letters of reference.

For questions or more information please email jgharris@ashoka.edu.in

For full consideration all materials should be submitted at http://ashoka.edu.in/facultypositions by December 1, 2018.

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Auburn University at Montgomery (AL) - TT Asst. Professor - Digital Humanities + Addiitonal Literary FieldsEdit

Auburn University at Montgomery invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position for an Assistant Professor of English, to begin Fall 2019. We are seeking a scholar with a research agenda in digital humanities and period specialty in one of the following areas: Victorian poetry, contemporary British poetry, Southern literature and folklore, or Postcolonial literatures. The successful candidate will have the opportunity not only to offer courses in period specialty but also to offer new courses in digital humanities that will expand our upper-level and graduate course offerings. S/he will also teach literature surveys, composition, and other areas based on qualifications.

3/3 teaching load with ongoing scholarship and publication; internal funding and professional improvement leave available. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in English or related field. Competitive salary.

Please complete an online application at http://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/3350 and upload 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) unofficial transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to jhavard@aum.edu or Search Committee Chair, Department of English and Philosophy, Auburn University at Montgomery, P. O. Box 244023, Montgomery, AL 36124-4023.

Priority given to applications received by November 1.

Inquiries to John Havard, Department Chair, jhavard@aum.edu.

About the University/College: Auburn University at Montgomery has been ranked among the South’s top universities by U.S. News and World Report, was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, is designated as a Military Friendly School, and is consistently chosen as the best university in the area. Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

http://www.cas.aum.edu/

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Christian Brothers University (TN) - TT Assistant or Advanced Assistant Professor of English (New Media and Digital Humanities)Edit

Department: Literature and Languages

Reports To: Chair, Department of Literature and Languages

Start Date: August 2019

Application Deadline: Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 26, 2018.

The Department of Literature and Languages at Christian Brothers University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis in digital studies. We seek a candidate who specializes in one or more of the following areas: digital media/culture, digital methods, new media, critical computation and coding, and/or digital humanities. The faculty member will be asked to contribute broadly to the department, especially through the teaching of upper-division courses that support our programs in rhetoric and digital media (English for Corporate Communications degree), creative writing, and/or literature. Competitive candidates will have experience in working with undergraduate students in developing digital-focused and public-facing projects in the humanities.

We view digital studies as central to our Lasallian commitment to social justice and community engagement and encourage a teaching and research agenda in support of this: whether focused on racial justice, environmental justice, online identity and representation, and/or structural inequality in emergent digital cultures and medias. Rooted in the heart of Memphis, CBU seeks to bring about a more just and prosperous community in a city with a rich cultural history and thriving arts scene.

The Department of Literature and Languages is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and welcomes applicants of all ethnic, racial, and gender identities, and sexual orientations.

Christian Brothers University is a Roman Catholic university with a reputation for excellent teaching in the tradition of the De la Salle Christian Brothers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of English shall be expected to: Teach 12 hours per semester (a 4/4 teaching load); Develop and teach courses for the majors in English studies, particularly with an emphasis on digital methods and culture; Teach general education courses in first-year composition and/or general education literature; Teach Professional Communications and Topics in Media and Rhetoric; Serve as an academic advisor for students.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities: Maintain active creative and/or research agenda If qualified, teach online courses and/or general education literature courses Participate on university committees Engage in continuing professional development.

Job Qualifications and Requirements: Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Communications, Digital Humanities, or related subject; Undergraduate teaching experience required; Years of service in other academic positions will be considered at the time of hire for those applying with previous experience at rank of Assistant Professor of Visiting Assistant Professor. To be considered for the appointment of Assistant Professor, the candidate must have Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2019.

To Apply: Submit a letter of application, CV with telephone numbers/email addresses of three references, statement of teaching philosophy, 15 page writing sample, evidence of teaching excellence, graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation (Interfolio users can put Interfolio-generated email addresses for references in application form). Candidates may also include a statement of diversity. First round interviews will be conducted via Skype. Christian Brothers University offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants for employment, regardless of sex, age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin or disability.

You can apply for this position online at http://cbu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=102559

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Emory University (GA) - TT Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in English (Quantitative Methods)Edit

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. To apply, please include the following: cover letter, CV, teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and a 20-25-page writing sample to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/53931 . A reflection upon your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds should be included in either your teaching statement or your cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your quantitative training/skill set and your vision of how the humanities and quantitative analysis can enrich one another. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018; applications received up to Nov. 2 will be given full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted via video conferencing. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Georgetown University (DC) - TT Asst Professor - African American Literature and Culture (incl. Digital Humanities)Edit

Expertise in the literature, history, and legacy of enslavement especially welcome. Possible emphases include: Critical Race Studies; migration and diaspora; urban studies; queer studies; gender studies; Black feminism; digital and/or public humanities; Black popular culture.

Candidates should expect to pursue an active research agenda, to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in their field, and to contribute through service to the life of the University. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in literature or a related field by August 2019. Please apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/54143. Initial applications consisting of a cover letter and cv due by 22 October 2018.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law. This position is located in Washington, D.C.

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY) - TT Asst Professor in Global Digital MediaEdit

The Media and Society Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of global digital media to begin July 1, 2019. The successful candidate should: 1) have a Ph.D. in media studies or a related field in hand by July 1, 2019, 2) have teaching and research experience in new and emerging media and their historical and social contexts (including race, gender, and class), 3) focus on Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, or the Middle East, and 4) be able to incorporate both theory and practice (basic production) into their courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching American undergraduates in an interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels.

One of the largest majors on campus, the Media and Society Program fosters a critical analysis of the media’s influence on society and the individual, and provides students with a broad and sophisticated understanding of media within a liberal arts environment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/52627 . Applications received by October 1, 2018 will receive first consideration, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Questions regarding Interfolio should be directed to Jacki Baroody (baroody@hws.edu).

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Illinois State University (IL) - TT Asst. Professor - Publishing StudiesEdit

The Department of English at Illinois State University located in Normal, Illinois, seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track, nine-month contract) with an active research and teaching record in Publishing Studies. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Publishing Studies, English Studies, Media Studies, or a related field by August 2019. In keeping with ISU’s scholar-teacher model, the person hired will:

pursue a promising research or editorial/creative agenda in the histories and theories of publishing and digital publishing and editing; teach a 3/2 course load including core courses in our undergraduate Publishing Studies sequence; develop and teach courses in digital publishing and editing; have fluency in emergent digital publishing technologies and best practices; teach additional courses in support of the Department of English’s core required curriculum, as well as general education courses; mentor undergraduate Publishing Studies majors and graduate students and engage in recruitment, development, and community outreach activities as appropriate. Professional experience in digital publishing is also desired.

To ensure full consideration, please complete and submit electronically the standard Illinois State University job application at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu.

Additionally, please send electronically via Interfolio Faculty Search (https://apply.interfolio.com/54248) a letter of application, CV, and writing sample to the attention of Christopher C. De Santis, Chair, Department of English, Illinois State University. Also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded to Interfolio Faculty Search by recommenders.

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews of selected applicants will be conducted via Skype or telephone. The appointment begins August 16, 2019.

The Department emphasizes an English Studies model in its undergraduate, MA, and PhD programs, and includes scholars in the fields of Children’s Literature, Composition, Creative Writing, English Education, Linguistics, Literary and Cultural Studies, Publishing Studies, Rhetoric, TESOL, and Technical Communication. Our Department faculty and graduate students are a community of diverse scholars who value collaborative and interdisciplinary work.

In addition, ISU is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that faculty, staff, and students with diverse identities and perspectives enrich the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity, are especially welcomed to apply. For more information about ISU and our Department, please consult http://www.english.illinoisstate.edu.

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Loyola Marymount University (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Television and New Media StudiesEdit

The School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Television and New Media studies, beginning Fall 2019. We are searching for a scholar with a demonstrated record of excellence in television studies, digital media, transnational and global media flows, or the production and consumption of modes of extended reality (AR, VR, MR) from a critical, cultural studies or digital humanities perspective to join LMU’s growing Film, Television, and Media Studies Department (FTVS).

Preference will be given to candidates already holding a Ph.D. at the time of application. A minimum of two years teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required. The ideal candidate will contribute to FTVS’ curriculum by teaching our required introductory, survey-style courses on the history and theory of the television and new media industries, in addition to developing courses in their area of expertise.

LMU is committed to the teacher-scholar academic model. Teacher-scholars are expected to successfully combine excellence in teaching with matching scholarly output. Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,200 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society.

LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.

Deadline for applications is October 1, 2018. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references (only).

All applicants should apply online at the LMU Human Resources website: https://jobs.lmu.edu/

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Pennsylvania State University (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Visual StudiesEdit

The Department of English at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a tenure-track colleague at the Assistant Professor level to contribute to a new, interdisciplinary dual-title Ph.D. program in Visual Studies. We welcome applications from scholar-teachers working on a range of 21st-century forms of visual culture, including time-based media and other interactive narrative forms. The successful applicant will demonstrate an active research agenda and contribute immediately to both graduate and undergraduate teaching with a normal load of two courses during both the fall and spring semesters. This position requires a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment. Interested candidates must apply online, and should include as attachments a current curriculum vita, a letter of application, and writing samples of one to three articles and/or book chapters. Application review will begin November 1, 2018, but dossiers will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Christopher Reed, Director of the Visual Studies Dual-Title Ph.D. Program:(creed@psu.edu).

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1297309

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Purchase College, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Media StudiesEdit

The Media Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to join our faculty, beginning Fall 2019. We seek a scholar of media cultures who will also contribute to the recently inaugurated MFA in Media Arts and Culture. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary approach (critical race theory, decolonial/postcolonial studies, disability studies, indigenous studies, and gender/queer studies) with research in one or more the following areas: artificial intelligence, critical data studies, digital activism, media archeology, platform studies, and social media. Media Studies is intertwined with the Anthropology Program; therefore, familiarity with ethnographic methods is highly desirable.

Qualifications: PhD in Media Studies or related field. ABD candidates with completion date by May 2019 will be considered but must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application: 1) Cover letter should discuss research and teaching, as well as how the candidate will contribute to the Bachelor’s and MFA program; 2) CV; 3) Teaching portfolio or student evaluations

The candidate should have a record of excellence in teaching, and a passion for working closely with students is essential. The successful candidates will be committed to student learning, student success, and a liberal arts education. Responsibilities include teaching 5 courses and supervising 4-6 senior projects per academic year. Professors in Media Studies typically teach 3 required courses and 2 electives in the faculty’s area of research. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and the pursuit of social justice, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates diversity and creativity, encouraging students to “Think Wide Open.” Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application first. Hard copy and email submissions are not accepted. Review of applications will continue until January 7, 2018. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) - TT Asst. Professor of English - Digital HumanitiesEdit

The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis on digital humanities, beginning in August 2019. The candidate must have a PhD in English or a related field in hand by the time of appointment. The candidate must have achieved specialization in any method of digital humanities research, broadly conceived. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute on a regular basis to multi-disciplinary programs. Applicants should demonstrate technical/computational expertise in their area of specialization.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and have an active scholarly profile, with knowledge of one or more programming languages. Qualified candidates will show success with critical and creative digital humanities activity. Candidates should also demonstrate a clear plan for pursuing sponsored research. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who will exhibit the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses in the Department of English, core courses in RIT’s Digital Humanities and Social Sciences program, and upper-division English courses in the applicant’s area(s) of expertise. Courses offered range from Literature, Culture, and Media, Text and Code, Literary Geographies, Games and Literature, Media Adaptation, and Literature and Technology. Our DHSS curriculum includes courses in culture, ethics, media archeology, multimodal writing and emphasizes projects, capstones, and internships or co-ops. Teaching load will be 2/3.

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  • PhD in English or related degree;
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and create projects in digital humanities;
  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate college courses;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise collaborative student projects;
  • Demonstrate technical/computational expertise, with knowledge of programming language(s);
  • Sustainable plan for grant attainment;
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty  Keyword Search: 4105BR 

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:

A research statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
A sample project, sample scholarly product, or writing sample (url acceptable)
A brief teaching statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
The names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references
Contribution to Diversity Statement

The direct link to a detailed posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/

You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at lmhgsl@rit.edu. To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by November 1st 2018. The position will be kept open until a suitable candidate is found.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion.  For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum (DEU) - W2 Tenure-Track Professorship for Virtual HumanitiesEdit

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reformoriented campus university, it houses the full breadth and width of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an environment that promotes a dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students alike benefit from the opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration.

After its application to the federal-state programme for the promotion of early career researchers has been accepted, RUB is currently implementing 18 new tenure-track professorships. Following a successful tenure evaluation, the respective tenure-track professor will subsequently be awarded permanent tenure.

The Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a W2 TENURE-TRACK PROFESSORSHIP (WITH TENURE TRACK W3) FOR VIRTUAL HUMANITIES at the Institute for Media Studies anticipated start date: 01.04.2019.

The future tenure-track professor will be representing the field of Virtual Humanities in education and research within media studies. Applicants are expected to perform excellently in research on the history and theory of digitization, especially in the humanities. Applicants should also have contributed to theories and methods in philology.

The appointment requirements in accordance with § 36 ff. of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NW; www.rub.de/appointments) must be met.

Other mandatory requirements include:

  • Qualification for and deep commitment to academic teaching;
  • Willingness to engage with interdisciplinary research and collaboration;
  • Experience with securing projects with third-party funding;
  • Readiness to participate in academic administration.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer. Qualified international candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications and all relevant documents (cover letter, academic CV, list of publications, certificates, list of acquired third-party funding, list of lectures and seminars) are to be submitted to the Dean at the Faculty of Philology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, exclusively in digital form to dekanat-philologie@rub.de, no later than end-of-workday (16:00h / 4:00 pm Central European Time) on 15 December 2018.

Non-EU applicants: please note that your materials should preferably be in A4 format.

Additional information is available on our homepage at http://www.dekphil.ruhr-uni-bochum.de

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Simon Fraser University (CAN) - SSHRC Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, Tier 2Edit

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a SSHRC Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, Tier 2. The successful applicant will be an exceptional emerging scholar with interdisciplinary expertise in Digital Humanities. Priority will be given to scholars with a research focus in some aspect of Indigenous studies, either within Canada or globally. Consideration will also be given to scholars whose interdisciplinary research has a transnational and/or intercultural focus. An emerging scholar is defined as an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria or direct questions to Chair, FASS Digital Humanities CRC Search Committee at fasscrc@sfu.ca.

The successful candidate will be cross-appointed in a primary (home) and secondary unit within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, as appropriate. The appointment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the applicant receiving a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Applicants will normally hold a PhD in their home discipline.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to furthering cross-disciplinary collaboration as well as the continued development of the Digital Humanities hub at SFU.

Applications should include: (1) a cover letter clearly identifying the preferred home and secondary departments; (2) a current CV; (3) a statement of research and teaching interests; (4) four (4) letters of reference; (5a) a scholarly publication or other suitable writing sample; and (5b) an example of a Digital Humanities research project, with a brief explanation of the applicant’s role in that project.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018. All applications will be treated in confidence. Please submit all applications electronically to the Chair, FASS Digital Humanities CRC Search Committee at fasscrc@sfu.ca. Questions about the position can also be directed to that email address.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL) - TT Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities)Edit

Position: Assistant Professor, Fiction Writing (Digital Humanities), tenure track, continuing, 9-month appointment, Department of English, Southern Illinois University 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.

Duties: Teach undergraduate fiction classes, graduate workshops and seminars in fiction and/or creative activities related to digital humanities. Applicants will be responsible for maintaining an active independent research/creative activity agenda relevant to the discipline and service activities to assist the Department.

Appointment Start Date: August 16, 2019.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Send letter of application, current CV, and names of three references by mail to: Professor David Anthony, Chair, Department of English, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Mail Code 4503, 1000 Faner Dr. Carbondale, IL 62901. Or by email to: davidant@siu.edu

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SUNY Oswego (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - TT Assistant Professor of Digital Storytelling/New Media WritingEdit

The Department of English and Creative Writing at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in digital storytelling and new media writing.

Date Posted: August 23, 2018

Review Date: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  

Benefit Information:  The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.  

Date of Appointment: August 2019

Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor, Digital Storytelling/New Media Writing will be primarily responsible for teaching three courses per semester in digital storytelling/new media writing in a robust Creative Writing program with 175 majors, 60 minors and 7 full-time faculty members.  These courses could include, contingent upon professional interest: Intro to New Media Writing, Digital Storytelling, Video Game Writing, Webisode Writing, Graphic Novel/Memoir Writing, etc. Additional responsibilities will likely include developing a journal or other archival presentation forum for student writing in the digital arts; working collaboratively in interdisciplinary ways both on campus and statewide; providing departmental and University service; advising majors; and continuing to produce a nationally competitive portfolio of sustained and distinctive creative activity. 

In addition, the Assistant Professor, Digital Storytelling/New Media Writing will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Requirements: Required Qualifications:

  • M.F.A./Ph.D. degree by August 2019
  • Significant publication or production history in digital storytelling/new media writing
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must be dedicated to helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed in a multicultural and global community.

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  • Excellent communication skills
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  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring students
  • A desire to collaborate with other faculty
  • An entrepreneurial attitude for helping grow the program in interdisciplinary ways

Additional Information: Brad Korbesmeyer, Search Committee Chair, (Phone) 315-312-2150 (E-mail) brad.korbesmeyer@oswego.edu

Shortlisted candidates will be asked for further materials

Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered.  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment. 

Application Instructions: Submit a letter of application addressing qualifications and teaching experience/relevant creative projects , copies of unofficial transcripts for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred or program in process, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

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Temple University (PA) - TT Assistant Professor in Literature (Open Field - 19th c.-present) Specializing in Digital HumanitiesEdit

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. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching and have a strong desire to work with a heterogeneous student population. We are especially interested in applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

The successful candidate will have earned the PhD in English or a closely related field by August 2019 and will have a strong research agenda in literary digital humanities. Teaching responsibilities include a 2/2 load with a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses. The initial application should include a cover letter, CV, three references, and a writing sample of under 30 pages, submitted through Interfolio. Applications received by October 15, 2018 are assured of receiving full consideration.

Temple’s interdisciplinary digital scholarship center, humanities center, and new graduate certificate program in cultural analytics support digital research by faculty and students. Temple University is a state-related R1 Carnegie Research University located in Philadelphia. English is a nationally ranked doctoral department training students in literature, composition, rhetoric, and creative writing. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays a tremendous role in Temple University’s academic success and its mission mirrors both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/54127

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University of Arizona (AZ) - TT Assistant Professor, Public and Applied HumanitiesEdit

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.

The teaching load is two courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as curricular design and program innovation.

The Department of Public & Applied Humanities is one of 18 units in the University of Arizona's College of Humanities. Public & Applied Humanities offers Bachelor Degree options in Applied Humanities and World Literature; a Master's Degree in Second Language Learning and Educational Technology; and a Graduate Certificate in Language Program Administration. The Department works to translate the personal enrichment characteristic of humanities study into public enrichment and the direct and tangible improvement of the human condition. Through research-driven, collaborative, and publicly facing projects built to explore and enhance life in the community and beyond, our students and scholars convert understanding into action for the measurable betterment of society. The Department is fundamentally experimental, entrepreneurial, and transdisciplinary, and focuses on public and private opportunities that straddle disciplinary boundaries.

The Department of Public & Applied Humanities strongly supports the University of Arizona's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives, which are designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the Department and the University.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities: Maintain an active research agenda; Teach two courses per semester; Engage in Departmental, College, and University service and outreach; Contribute to curriculum development and program building; Recruit and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; Help expand collaborations with community partners; Contribute to University of Arizona initiatives focused on fostering diversity and inclusive excellence, enhancing student engagement, and mentoring students including those from underrepresented backgrounds; Participate in departmental and college-wide activities such as commencement and homecoming.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Outstanding research skills; Diverse and demonstrated pedagogical knowledge and experience; Superior communication and collaboration skills; Knowledge of and experience with interdisciplinary and applied/public facing projects and programs

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in hand at the time of appointment; Demonstrated trajectory toward excellence in research, evidenced by publication in academic journals and books, sponsored research, and/or other suitable research and impact metrics in one or more of the specialization areas listed under the position summary; Demonstrated excellence in teaching, as indicated by course evaluations, teaching awards, or other metrics in one or more of the specialization areas listed under the position summary.

Preferred Qualifications: Record of high quality research published in leading academic journals and presses; Evidence of ability to secure external funding; Evidence of innovative and multidisciplinary public facing and/or applied projects; Experience with digital media production, maker spaces, or other creative content development. Demonstrated excellence with online/hybrid teaching; multimedia technology, and an aptitude for teaching large lecture courses. Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body. Interest and/or experience with digital humanities.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information: Tenure-Eligible (TE)

FTE: 1.0

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay: DOE

Job Category: Faculty

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: F21576

Desired Start Date: 08/12/2019

Contact Information for Candidates

Department Head Judd Ruggill jruggill@email.arizona.edu

Review Begins On: 11/01/2018

Online App. Form: https://uacareers.com/postings/32090

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University of British Columbia (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor - Media StudiesEdit

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in media studies. Expertise in media and critical race studies; media and globalization; media and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies; and media and Indigenous studies would be particularly welcome.

The Department has recently renewed its curriculum, and courses that would be of particular interest to applicants for this position include Approaches to Media Studies; Comics and Graphic Media; History of the Book; Literature and Film; Television Studies; Approaches to Media History; Print Culture and Media Studies; Text and Image; and Literature and the Archive. Course development is ongoing.

The Department is one of the units supporting UBC’s Bachelor in Media Studies program. We are also connected with many inter- and multi-disciplinary groups across campus and beyond the university, and would welcome cross-cutting work, intersectional approaches, and ideas for innovative, collaborative research, teaching, and community outreach.

The Department is committed to equity and diversity. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their application materials, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, broadly understood, and/or plans to make future contributions.

Applicants must have a PhD (or provide solid indication of imminent completion), publications, and experience teaching at the post-secondary level; they are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research, and demonstrate a record of, or potential for, high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty careers website http://facultycareers.ubc.ca/30787 by October 15, 2018 and they must be prepared to upload (in the following order): a letter of application, a current CV containing full contact information, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations and/ or peer reviews; complete teaching dossiers are not requested at this stage), the diversity statement described above, and an example of their published research. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline via email attachment to english.recruitment@ubc.ca.

Position start date: July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities: http://www.english.ubc.ca.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs (CO) - TT Assistant Professor of English - Criticism and Theory (incl. either Victorian British Lit. or Digital Humanities)Edit

The English Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) seeks a specialist in criticism and theory with additional expertise in (and evidence of professional commitment to) either Victorian British literature or Digital Humanities for a tenure-track position. Teaching experience and a promising research agenda required. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses fall and spring semesters including our core course in critical theory, senior seminars and other courses in areas of specialization, and other undergraduate courses addressing departmental need. 2/3 teaching load; 2/2 in the first year. Successful candidates will be prepared to offer new courses that expand existing offerings. Preliminary phone/skype interviews of select candidates in December 2018. Ph.D. in hand by July 2019. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by 15 October 2018.

Please upload: application letter; CV; statement of teaching philosophy (500-word maximum); unofficial graduate transcripts; writing sample (30 pp. maximum).

Three letters of recommendation are also required; please ensure letters are uploaded to the MLA’s Interfolio Faculty Search system. If interviewed, candidates should be prepared to discuss the relationships among literature, professional writing, rhetoric, creative writing, and other components of English Studies. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness/new-employee.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com/

Apply at: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=205689&src=JB-10100

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  • Anyone know how to upload letters? The description says to upload to "MLA’s Interfolio Faculty Search system,” but there's no position # or link. All my letters are on Interfolio already, but not sure where to send them. 

University of Montreal (CAN) - TT Professor - Comparative Literature and Intermedial StudiesEdit

The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, especially in comparative literature, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University. She or he must participate in the training of specialists in the field of intermediality, which concerns the modalities of cultural production based on the interrelationship between literary texts and media, from images in all artistic forms (including painting, sculpture, cinema and photography) to digital productions (video games, hypertexts and Web sites). The successful candidate must have the ability to work beyond disciplinary and linguistic borders.

Interested parties should consult the detailed description of this position, information about the competition and deadlines on the Département de littératures et de langues du monde on the Web site at https://llm.umontreal.ca/accueil/

Starting Date: On or after August 1st, 2019.

Apply online: https://apply.interfolio.com/56158

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University of Northern Iowa (IA) - TT Assistant Professor, Animation and Interactive Web DevelopmentEdit

The University of Northern Iowa's Department of Communication Studies seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Animation and Interactive Web Development/Interactive Digital Studies beginning in August 2019. The program area is Interactive Digital Studies (IDS). The areas of focus may include web and mobile applications, CSS animation, interactive visualization, interactive media design, creative coding, user interface design, database development, extended reality, or emergent media/hybrid forms and there will be opportunities to teach topics in digital culture. This full-time (9 month) position that requires teaching three courses each semester, and gives the successful candidate great flexibility to teach to their strengths and creative freedom to build one’s own work portfolio. Our intermediate and advanced courses are topic based and the successful candidate’s research and creative work will contribute to the direction of our program. Candidates should be prepared to teach coding and digital visualization skills in a lab environment, be able to demonstrate new developments in interactive media, advise students, and bring innovative ideas to curriculum development; options for teaching graduate students also exist.

IDS (https://ids.uni.edu ) is UNI’s fastest-growing program with a flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum based around four foundation courses and a menu of eight digital "bundles" in the areas of advertising, imaging, visualization, computation, music, writing, learning, and history. Our award-winning faculty are supportive and team-oriented, embracing new ideas and advocating hands-on projects and student self-learning. Housed in UNI’s Department of Communication Studies, with a strong emphasis in visual rhetoric, cultural studies, and media studies, IDS encourages work that aims at social impact. Our state of the art IDS classrooms are served by a responsive tech support crew.

A terminal degree (MFA) in a studio discipline or related field (e.g., Digital Arts, Computational Arts, Interactive Multimedia, Game Design, or Communication Studies) is required. A Ph.D. will also be considered if the candidate has an active creative practice. The required qualifications include substantial research/creative potential in the area of interactive digital studies; be committed to excellence in teaching; and demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred qualification includes creativity and innovation in the area of interactive digital studies; prior teaching experience, and evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vita, Evidence of teaching effectiveness, Samples of scholarly/creative activity, 3 letters of reference. Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position.

To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.uni.edu/faculty/view/51701

Deadline: Saturday, November 10, 2018

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University of Tampa (FL) - TT Asst. Professor - Editing and Publishing (incl. Digital Media)Edit

The Department of English & Writing within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English and Writing, specializing in editing and publishing, to begin in August 2019.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa’s dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 22 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries and “Top Tier” ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

The Department of English & Writing seeks a colleague whose work bridges the historical study of media technologies and current publishing practices. The annual teaching load for this position is six four-credit courses, three in editing and publishing, digital media, or related courses proposed by the candidate. English & Writing faculty also teach three courses annually in our Academic Writing Program, which serves our diverse and international student body through lower-level offerings in inquiry- and research-based writing. Desirable areas specialty for this position include print/material culture, histories of textual production, or convergence between print and digital technologies. Professional experience in literary editing or publication management is a significant advantage. The Department of English and Writing offers opportunities to contribute to the University of Tampa Press, the award-winning literary journal Tampa Review, and the Tampa Book Arts Studio.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English or a related field; college- or university-level teaching experience; and demonstrated scholarly/professional activity.

Required Attachments: Please be sure to attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application. Though the attachment box is labeled as “CV/Resume”, more than one attachment may be uploaded.

1. Cover letter detailing teaching experience and scholarly interests 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Writing sample 4. Copy of graduate transcripts

In addition, applicants will be requested to enter names and contact information for three (3) reference providers on the application who can address the candidate’s teaching experience, scholarship, and professional activity.

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VISITING POSITIONS / Postdocs / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

University of Central Lancashire (UK) - Lecturer in Digital HumanitiesEdit

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed lecturer in Digital Humanities, to support the promotion and development of digital activity across the school. The post involves teaching at under- and post-graduate level, contributing to module and course development, research, and community engagement activity. You will have a strong academic background in a relevant humanities discipline, including experience of developing digital humanities teaching materials, and demonstrable expertise in working with digital sources and methods of digital enquiry. You will be committed to collaborative work with colleagues across a wide range of humanities subjects from the School. Educated to degree level and holding a PhD (or near completion) in relevant areas, you will have the ability to undertake research/knowledge transfer and excellent presentation and communication skills.

Experience of working on projects with community partners would be advantageous. The post is a new, developmental position for two years.

The School of Humanities and Social Science is multi- and inter-disciplinary, including a broad range of academic subjects. It is committed to widening participation, community engagement, and has a strong research profile. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community, to enhance and expand the development of digital humanities within the School.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston (with occasional visits to campuses in Burnley and Whitehaven).

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on +44 1772 892324 and quote the reference number REQ003860. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Humanities and Social Science
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 2 years
Interview Date: To be confirmed  

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University of Texas at Austin (TX) - Postdoctoral Fellow - Quantitative Criticism LabEdit

The postdoctoral fellow will work with the Quantitative Criticism Lab (QCL, http://www.qcrit.org) on a project funded by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to develop computational tools for the cross-cultural analysis of literature.

Essential Functions: Work with the Quantitative Criticism Lab, a research group developing cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of literature and culture, to produce a web-based suite of tools for traditionally-trained humanists to analyze literary texts in a quantitative manner. The tools are expected both to enhance traditional modes of literary criticism and to enable novel quantitative analyses of the cultural evolution of literature. Work primarily involves software development and machine learning. Design research, analyze data, and produce writing for diverse scholarly venues. Under the supervision of Pramit Chaudhuri (UT Austin) and Joseph Dexter (Dartmouth College), the co-directors of QCL, collaborate with a diverse array of scholars, in both academia and industry, affiliated with QCL. Play a major role in mentoring the numerous graduate, undergraduate, and high school students who conduct research with QCL. Participate in organization of workshops and conferences; work towards the data management and sustainability goals for the project.

Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in a computational, statistical, linguistic, or literary field is required. Possible disciplines include (but are not limited to) anthropology, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, classics, comparative literature, computer science, English, evolutionary biology, linguistics, and statistics. Expertise in computer programming and statistical analysis is essential, as is a deep interest in the study of literature. By the start date of the position, applicants should either have the Ph.D. in hand or be able to provide certification from their home institution that all degree requirements have been successfully completed. They must have received the Ph.D. within the last three years.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with any of the following areas: computational linguistics, cultural evolution, digital humanities, literary criticism of a premodern or non-Anglophone tradition, machine learning, and natural language processing. Residence in Austin, the site of QCL's physical lab space, during the fellowship period.

Expected position duration: January 2, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Apply through UT Jobs portal by 10/15/18. In addition to CV and letter of interest, email a 2-4 page summary of past and current research interests, particularly any computational work, a writing sample (e.g., article or dissertation chapter; maximum 40 pp.) and three letters of recommendation to vnoya@austin.utexas.edu by 10/15/18.

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2018-2019Edit