[Humanist] 23.257 job at Michigan

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 257.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 13:39:51 -0500
        From: Sara Schmidt <saschmidt8 at gmail.com>
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Digital Environments, University of Michigan Program in American Culture

Assistant Professor, Digital Environments
University of Michigan Program in American Culture
Ann Arbor

DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS. As part of a cluster hire that involves similar
hires in the Departments of English and Communication Studies, and the
School of Information, the Program in American Culture (AC) at the
University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track
university-year assistant professorship in “Digital Environments”
beginning September 1, 2010.

Scholars examining all aspects of digital media are encouraged to
apply. AC is interested in how new technologies and information
cultures intersect with questions of migration, immigration, class,
community, identity, political democracy, social networking, race,
gender, projections of American power, and/or citizenship. Ph.D.
required prior to employment.

Candidates should send a letter of application and a placement dossier
consisting of a curriculum vitae, writing sample, and at least three
letters of recommendation in addition to a statement of teaching
philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and a
statement of current and future research plans. Applications should be
addressed to Chair, Digital Environments Search Committee, c/o Mary
Freiman, Program in American Culture, 505 S. State Street, 3727 Haven
Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045.

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2009 with plans to
conduct interviews at the American Studies Association annual meeting
in November 2009.

Women and minority applicants are especially encouraged to apply. The
University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career
couples and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Contact Info:
Applications should be addressed to:
Chair, Digital Environments Search Committee
c/o Mary Freiman
UMich Program in American Culture
505 S. State Street
3727 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045.

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