[Humanist] 31.362 asst professorship, lectureship (Amsterdam); open-rank (Indiana)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 362.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Richard Rogers <r.a.rogers at uva.nl>                        (31)
        Subject: Job openings in Media Studies, University of Amsterdam

  [2]   From:    "Walsh, John Anthony" <jawalsh at indiana.edu>               (33)
        Subject: OPEN RANK> Faculty Position in Information and Library
                Science, School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering,
                Indiana University


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        Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:21:23 +0200
        From: Richard Rogers <r.a.rogers at uva.nl>
        Subject: Job openings in Media Studies, University of Amsterdam


There are two job openings in New Media & Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam.

Assistant professor in New Media and Digital Culture
Department of Media Studies
Level of education: PhD
Salary indication: €3,475 to €5,405 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week
Closing date: 29 October 2017
http://bit.ly/nm_uva2 

Job description

The ideal candidate would have considerable knowledge of the study of New Media and Digital Culture in the humanities, especially in the areas of digital methods and critical internet culture. He or she will also have demonstrable affinity with the areas of media arts, media history, media theory and social media critique. Up-to-date Internet skills are essential, as is current knowledge of digital culture as evidenced by active participation in online culture. Practical experience in working analytically with online platforms (e.g., Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) and web-based applications (e.g., wikis) is highly desirable.

The new media and digital culture team is part of the Media Studies department and concerns itself with research strategies for the critical study of Internet culture. The Assistant professor will teach on both the bachelor's and master's degree levels, in courses concerned with such topics as data journalism, media theory, new media practice, new media research methods, media history as well as contemporary themes in digital culture. The Assistant professor may also teach more general courses in Media Studies on BA level. Candidates also must have a research agenda in new media and digital culture.

The candidate will also play a role in curriculum development in the Media Studies programs (especially the master program in New Media & Digital Culture). Furthermore, the candidate is expected to be active internationally in the field of new media (as evidenced through new media conference attendance and invited talks in the field), and liaise and work with academics and practitioners across the broad terrain of digital culture.

Lecturer in New Media and Digital Culture
Department of Media Studies
Level of education: PhD
Salary indication: €2,588 to €4,757 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week
Closing date: 29 October 2017
http://bit.ly/nm_uva1 

Job description

The ideal candidate would have considerable knowledge of the study of New Media and Digital Culture in the humanities, especially in the areas of digital methods and critical internet culture. He or she will also have demonstrable affinity with the areas of media arts, media history, media theory and social media critique. Up-to-date Internet skills are essential, as is current knowledge of digital culture as evidenced by active participation in online culture. Practical experience in working analytically with online platforms (e.g., Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube) and web-based applications (e.g., wikis) is highly desirable.

The new media and digital culture team is part of the Media Studies department and concerns itself with research strategies for the critical study of Internet culture. The Lecturer will teach on both the bachelor's and master's degree levels, in courses concerned with such topics as data journalism, media theory, new media practice, new media research methods, media history as well as contemporary themes in digital culture. The Lecturer may also teach more general courses in Media Studies on BA level, in the program of Media and Information. Ideally, candidates also would have research interests and academic ambitions in new media and digital culture.

Prof. Richard Rogers
Professor of New Media & Digital Culture
Media Studies
University of Amsterdam
http://www.uva.nl/profiel/r/o/r.a.rogers/r.a.rogers.html
r.a.rogers at uva.nl

Digital Methods Initiative
http://www.digitalmethods.net/

Academic Director
Netherlands Research School for Media Studies
http://www.rmes.nl/



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        Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:05:37 +0000
        From: "Walsh, John Anthony" <jawalsh at indiana.edu>
        Subject: OPEN RANK> Faculty Position in Information and Library Science, School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, Indiana University

Title: Asst/ Assoc/ Full Professor
Department: Information and Library Science, School of Informatics, Computing, & Engineering
Expected start date: 08/01/2018<x-apple-data-detectors://1>

Position summary:

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

The IU Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), formerly the School of Library and Information Science, has a long, successful history, having graduated over 8,000 students since it opened its doors in 1946. U.S. News & World Report ranks its Information and Library Science program ninth nationally. The SICE is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth across Information and Library Science, Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach, spanning and integrating computing and information technologies. The school has over 110 tenure-line faculty, 1,400 graduate students, and 1,700 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus. Faculty research areas in ILS include digital humanities; digital libraries; documentation; data curation; computer-mediated communication; data science; information organization, retrieval, and visualization; human computer interaction; science studies; social informatics; CSCW; text mining; records management, and more. ILS offers Master’s degrees in Information Science and Library Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Information Science.

Additional information about the School can be found at:

http://www.sice.indiana.edu/

Information about the Department of Information and Library Science can be found at:

https://www.ils.indiana.edu<https://www.ils.indiana.edu/>

IU is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned documentary and data institutes, such as the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection, the campus wide Media Digitalization and Preservation Initiative, the Mather Museum of world cultures, the ethnomusicology library, the Wells Library, and many more. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.

Basic qualifications: Applicants should have an established record (for senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence (for junior level) in research and teaching, and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2018.

Interested candidates should submit their application at:

https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4495

Application should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and names of three references (junior level), or six references (senior level).

Salary and Rank: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1st, 2017<x-apple-data-detectors://5>.

Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Chair, Ron Day (roday at indiana dot edu) or to Howard Rosenbaum, Search Committee Chair, (hrosenba at indiana dot edu)

Members of the Search Committee will be attending the ASIS&T conference in October, 2017 and ALISE in February, 2018.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. IU Bloomington is vitally interested in the needs of Dual Career couples.

For Full Consideration Apply By: December 1, 2017<x-apple-data-detectors://6>.

To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page

https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4495

and upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching, and the names of three references (junior level) or six references (senior level).
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| Adjunct Associate Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
| Editor, The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative
| Technical Editor, Digital Humanities Quarterly
| Interim Co-Director, Hathi Trust Research Center
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