[Humanist] 28.396 PhD studentship at Lausanne; position at Illinois (Springfield)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 396.
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  [1]   From:    Aris Xanthos <aris.xanthos at unil.ch>                        (8)
        Subject: PhD position in Humanities computing at the University of

  [2]   From:    "Bussell, Donna Alfano" <dbuss3 at uis.edu>                   (5)
        Subject: Position announcement

        Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:34:33 +0200
        From: Aris Xanthos <aris.xanthos at unil.ch>
        Subject: PhD position in Humanities computing at the University of Lausanne

Dear Humanists,

The Department of language and information sciences at the University of 
Lausanne seeks a (French-speaking) teaching and research assistant in 
Humanities computing. Details about this position and how to postulate 
can be found here: http://bit.ly/1CcWbYp

Please forward this information to whoever might be interested.

Best regards,
Aris Xanthos

        Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:30:09 +0000
        From: "Bussell, Donna Alfano" <dbuss3 at uis.edu>
        Subject: Position announcement

Position Announcement: Assistant Professor. 

The Department of English and Modern Languages at the University of Illinois Springfield seeks a specialist in composition/rhetoric with an emphasis or secondary area in digital rhetoric and / or computing in the humanities (digital humanities) to begin August 2015. Applicants should be able to teach writing at multiple levels including developmental writing, ESL/ELL, first-year composition, and advanced composition both on-ground and online to undergraduate and graduate students. They should also be able to teach basic digital research methodologies, e.g., for digitizing, composing and analyzing text in web or electronic environments. The successful candidate will be expected to direct our first-year writing program within a year of initial hire. Requirements include a Ph.D. in English or a related field from an accredited university. A.B.D. will be considered. Normal teaching load is 12 credit hours a semester (3-3). Semi-finalists will be interviewed over the phone or by using Skype. The application materials should demonstrate teaching, scholarship, and service goals and experiences that are consistent with the values of a Department of English and Modern Languages engaged with the liberal arts at a public institution serving a diverse student body.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board. Navigate to the Faculty category and the English and Modern Language position. Create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload your cover letter, vita and contact information for three references. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search, applicants are asked to upload their own materials. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2014.

Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is the third campus of the University of Illinois. The UIS campus serves over 5,100 students in 20 graduate and 23 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum of the campus emphasizes a strong liberal arts core, an array of professional programs, extensive opportunities in experiential education, and a broad engagement in public affairs issues. The campus offers many small classes, substantial student-faculty interaction, and a technology-enhanced learning environment. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs, and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty members are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. To learn more, visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department website at http://www.uis.edu/english/. UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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