[Humanist] 25.875 job at UBC

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Apr 5 08:59:30 CEST 2012

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 875.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 19:17:55 -0400
        From: William Bowen <william.bowen at utoronto.ca>
        Subject: Tenure-track position,  UBC

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities

The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British
Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites applications for a tenure-track
position in the interdisciplinary field of Digital Humanities. The
appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor and will begin on
July 1, 2012.

The position will include responsibility for the creation and teaching of
introductory, upper-level undergraduate, and graduate courses that are
interdisciplinary and intersect with the program areas represented in the
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies. Areas of intersection with Digital
Humanities would be one or more of the following: Art History and Visual
Culture, Languages and Literature (French, German, Japanese, English,
Spanish), Interdisciplinary Performance, Visual Art, Creative Writing, and
Cultural Studies. Our goal is to expand the programs and increase
interdisciplinary research and teaching through the expertise of a Digital
Humanities scholar. Teacher-researchers whose focus is on intersectional
creative and critical approaches to the arts and humanities through digital
technology are especially encouraged to apply. For a full list of our
programs please consult the faculty web page: 


Candidates must have a PhD or terminal degree in a program area housed in
Creative and Critical Studies and clear expertise in Digital Humanities. 
The successful candidate will have an active scholarly profile (which
includes creative, practice-based research), and evidence of teaching
experiencethat employs Interdisciplinary Digital Humanities approaches and
scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct and
disseminate research in his/her area of specialization and to engage with
the interdisciplinary nature of the Faculty of Creative and Critical
Studies. Salary iscompetitive and commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The collegial learning environment of the Faculty of Creative
and Critical Studies focuses on effective teaching, the integration of
research and teaching, and a commitment to developing a locally involved and
globally aware community. The Faculty offers both discipline-based and
interdisciplinary programs at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, complete curriculum
vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, examples of
scholarly and/or artistic research to Dr. Jennifer Gustar, Head, Department
of Critical Studies at the following address only:
recruitment.fccs at ubc.ca.  Candidates should also arrange for three letters 
of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Gustar at the same address.

The deadline for applications and letters of reference is April 18, 2012.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All
qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to
diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from
visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and
others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All
appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

This appointment is subject to budgetary approval. 

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