[Humanist] 30.457 asst/assoc positions (Virginia & Virginia Tech); PhD at Indiana

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 457.
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  [1]   From:    Kevin Driscoll <kedrisco at usc.edu>                         (85)
        Subject: jobs: Two faculty positions at the U of Virginia

  [2]   From:    "Hara, Noriko" <nhara at indiana.edu>                        (15)
        Subject: Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-
                Bloomington

  [3]   From:    Janet Abbate <abbate at vt.edu>                              (16)
        Subject: Faculty job at Virginia Tech: Critical study of information,
                design, and innovation


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        Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2016 14:09:27 -0400
        From: Kevin Driscoll <kedrisco at usc.edu>
        Subject: jobs: Two faculty positions at the U of Virginia


Hello Humanist!

This is a short note to let you know about two job openings in the Dept. of
Media Studies at the University of Virginia.

Key dates:
- November 8 is the date for priority consideration to the open topic
position
- December 9 is the date for priority consideration to the position
specializing in media and the African American experience (recently
extended)

The two positions will remain open until filled. To be considered for both
positions, candidates must submit two applications.

Kevin Driscoll
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Media Studies
University of Virginia

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African American and/or African Diaspora Experience, Assistant or Associate
Professor
http://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80103

The Department of Media Studies (http://www.mediastudies.virginia.edu) at
the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor
or tenured Associate Professor. We welcome applicants specializing in media
and the African American experience or media and African and/or African
Diaspora studies, with a preference given to those in the first area. The
appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start
date of July 25, 2017. The successful candidate at the assistant professor
level must have a Ph.D or be ABD with expected completion by May; show
evidence of research promise in the field of media studies; and demonstrate
a commitment to innovative and effective teaching. Associate professor
candidates must have an outstanding publication record of innovative
research in media studies and proven teaching excellence. In either case,
the successful candidate must hold a Ph.D at the time of appointment.

This position is part of a larger University of Virginia hiring initiative
in the Global South that seeks to foster inter-disciplinary and
cross-disciplinary teaching and research. The candidate hired will be
appointed for the first two years as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow with the
Institute of Humanities and Global Cultures, an appointment that will
provide one course release per year.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs at UVA (
https://jobs.virginia.edu), search for posting number 0619561, and
electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest that
describes research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and
contact information for three references. Also, separately by e-mail,
please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation that
speak to research excellence be sent to: Professor Aniko Bodroghkozy,
Search Committee Chair at this address: mediastudiessearch at gmail.com

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials and
letters of reference by December 9, 2016. The position remains open until
filled. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to the
Search Committee Chair: ab4vs at virginia.edu.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires
prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

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Open Topic Media Studies, Assistant or Associate Professor
http://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80106

The Department of Media Studies (http://www.mediastudies.virginia.edu) at
the University of Virginia seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant or
Associate Professor with an appointment to begin July 25, 2017. The
successful candidate at the assistant professor level must have a Ph.D or
be ABD with expected completion by May; show evidence of research promise
in the field of media studies; and demonstrate a commitment to innovative
and effective teaching. Associate professor candidates must have an
outstanding publication record of innovative research in media studies and
proven teaching excellence. In either case, the successful candidate must
hold a Ph.D at the time of appointment. The research specializations for
this position are open. Candidates should be well versed in theories and
methods that would complement current departmental strengths in gender,
global media, technology, and policy.

To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs at UVA 
(https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0619564, and
electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest that
describes research agenda and teaching experience, and a curriculum vitae.
Three (3) confidential letters of recommendation that speak to research
excellence will be requested of candidates continuing on to the second
round.

For priority consideration, please submit all application materials by
November 8, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Professor
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Chair of Search Committee, uvamdst at gmail.com/.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women,
Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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        Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2016 19:02:39 +0000
        From: "Hara, Noriko" <nhara at indiana.edu>
        Subject: Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington
        In-Reply-To: <FDC76428-1637-406B-A98E-BB4CD6486656 at indiana.edu>

Apply now for a Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

As the Indiana University Ph.D. in Information Science celebrates over 50 years - and over 185 graduates - we are pleased to accept applications to our program for the upcoming year (2017). Our doctoral program is one of the longest continuously running Information Science programs in the United States. Our graduates have held positions including Deans of iSchools and libraries, distinguished professors, directors of doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of national professional associations.

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science is committed to training the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge research areas such as social informatics, computer mediated communication, digital curation, data science, digital humanities, information retrieval, data and text mining, and scholarly communication, among other concentrations.

Our students benefit from our active community of scholars that includes the following research centers: Catapult Center for Digital Humanities and Computational Analysis, Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center, Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI), and the Center for Computer Mediated Communication Research (CCMC).

We are pleased to accept new applications through January 15, 2017. Please see the ILS page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to apply (http://www.soic.indiana.edu/graduate/admissions/how-to-apply/library-information-science.html).
Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for top candidates.

Contact Dr. Noriko Hara, Ph.D. Program Director, with questions at nhara at indiana.edu.


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Noriko Hara, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Director of Graduate Programs
    Department of Information & Library Science
    School of Informatics & Computing | Indiana University
    http://norikohara.org<http://norikohara.org/>


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        Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:58:26 -0400
        From: Janet Abbate <abbate at vt.edu>
        Subject: Faculty job at Virginia Tech: Critical study of information, design, and innovation
        In-Reply-To: <FDC76428-1637-406B-A98E-BB4CD6486656 at indiana.edu>


VIRGINIA TECH, Blacksburg, VA. 
Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Science and Technology in Society, in the critical study of Information, Design, and Innovation. 

Research specialties may include, for example, ethnography of digital cultures, social informatics, the politics of innovation, or participatory design. Duties include the equivalent of four courses per year in the department’s undergraduate programs, graduate degree program, and Ph.D. and M.S. advising across our campuses in Blacksburg and the National Capital Region; and service responsibilities. The successful candidate also will participate in the University’s Strategic Growth Area in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which integrates research, experiential programs, and teaching to provide a critical understanding and framework for innovation and entrepreneurship across the university. Accordingly, one course per year will be in a new Innovation Pathways Minor. Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates can find information about our department at: www.sts.vt.edu.

Required qualifications include the following: The successful candidate must have a demonstrable background and research agenda in Science and Technology Studies or a related field, and is expected to achieve a national research profile. The doctorate must be received by the appointment date of August 10, 2017. For Associate Professor, national scholarly recognition is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary and/or transdisciplinary experience, expertise in ethnographic methods, and practice teaching undergraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2016, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically at jobs.vt.edu, posting TR0160144. Attach a letter of interest, a C.V., a 2-page research statement, a writing sample, a 3-page demonstration of teaching effectiveness (for example, a teaching philosophy, a brief syllabus, course descriptions, and/or course evaluations), and a list of three references. Letters of recommendation will be requested for candidates who advance in the process. Address queries to the search committee chair, Matthew Wisnioski at: mwisnios at vt.edu.

Virginia Tech recognizes the critical importance of diverse teams of scholars. It seeks to diversify its faculty along multiple dimensions, including those that have been historically marginalized and excluded given the institutional history and legacy of the university. Virginia Tech is a public land‐grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on‐going efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who  inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Office of Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
 
-- 
Matthew Wisnioski
Associate Professor, Science and Technology in Society
Senior Fellow, Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology
Virginia Tech
331 Lane Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
mattwisnioski.com





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