[Humanist] 23.55 Canada Research Chair at Saskatchewan

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Sat May 30 08:41:00 CEST 2009

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 55.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 12:25:41 -0600
        From: Brent Nelson <brent.nelson at usask.ca>
        Subject: Canada Research Chair in Digital Textuality (Tier 1)

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Dear Humanists,

Feel free to circulate this advertisement widely. And please note that 
this position is not restricted to Canadian citizens.

*Canada Research Chair in Digital Textuality (Tier 1)*

To complement the University of Saskatchewan’s growing strengths in 
Digital Humanities, the Department of English is seeking applicants for 
a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in digital textuality. The Canada 
Research Chairs Program is part of a national strategy to make Canada 
one of the world's top countries for research and development. Tier 1 
Canada Research Chairs are outstanding researchers acknowledged by their 
peers as world leaders in their fields and are funded at $200,000 
annually for seven years, with additional funding available for 
infrastructure (www.chairs.gc.ca/web/home_e.asp).

The Department of English invites applications/expressions of interest 
from recognized leaders in the field of digital textuality who are 
prepared to take a central role in fostering this growing area of 
expertise within the College of Arts and Science. Applicants need not be 
Canadian, but must have a wide range of expertise in computer-based 
methods in humanities research with a particular focus on digital 
literature, its forms, and its social and cultural significance. The 
successful candidate will be a first-rate scholar and researcher, an 
experienced collaborator, and an active and successful grant writer. For 
further details please see attached advertisement.


Dr. Brent Nelson, Associate Professor
Department of English
9 Campus Dr.
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A5
ph.: (306) 966-1820
fax.: (306) 966-5951

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