[Humanist] 25.922 postdoc at CUNY Graduate Center

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 922.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:39:57 -0400
        From: "Matthew K. Gold" <mattgold at gmail.com>
        Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities at CUNY Graduate Center

Dear Colleagues,

I would appreciate it if you would share news of this position with your
students. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Many thanks,

Matthew K. Gold, Ph.D.
Advisor to the Provost for Master's Programs & Digital Initiatives, CUNY
Graduate Center
Assistant Professor of English, City Tech | Interactive Technology &
Pedagogy Program, CUNY Graduate Center
Director, CUNY Academic Commons | mkgold.net | @mkgold




The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, the Ph.D. -
granting institution of CUNY, announces a postdoctoral fellowship for the
academic year 2012-2013 in the area of digital humanities. This position is
in association with the ARC, the CUNY Graduate Center Advanced Research
Collaborative, and the GC Digital Initiatives Project (
http://gcdi.commons.gc.cuny.edu ).

The Primary responsibilities of the fellow will include: teaching one
graduate-level course per semester; grant writing and research in
connection with new and emerging GCDI projects; coordination of existing
GCDI projects; assisting with the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative
lecture series and related events; and collaborating on a variety of
digital projects at the Graduate Center.

This is a one year fellowship sponsored by the Provost's Office. Positions
will begin on September 1, 2012 and may be renewable for a second year.


As a Post-doctoral Fellow, supports programs in a specialized discipline by
participating in an academic community, conducting research, and/or
teaching.  This is a non-tenure track position of limited duration.


Ph.D. degree in area(s) of expertise, or equivalent, and additional
qualifications as noted below.


Applicants must have successfully defended the dissertation or be on track
to defend by the end of July 2012.

The successful candidate will have:

- Experience in working in interdisciplinary humanities environments
- Familiarity with the most recent work in the digital humanities
- A proven record of grant writing and project management skills
- Experience teaching at the master's or doctoral level is highly desired

Experience with some or all of the following is highly preferred:

- Wordpress, Omeka, Drupal
- data visualization tools and methods
- programming (PHP, Python, Ruby, etc.)
- text-mining tools and methods
- text-encoding and markup
- GIS tools and methods

FLSA Status


Salary Range

$55,017 plus benefits

How To Apply

To apply, please send a letter of application, a current CV, links to
online projects and portfolios, and the names of three professional
references to: cunygcdi at gc.cuny.edu with Digital Humanities Postdoctoral
Fellow Search Committee in the subject line. Please submit all application
materials electronically.


Applications must be received by May 6, 2012 and will be reviewed beginning
April 21, 2012.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities
Act Employer.

The Graduate Center complies with the Clery Act and copies of its annual
report on security policies and statistics are available in its Security

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