[Humanist] 25.220 professorship at Trier

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Mon Aug 8 22:01:29 CEST 2011

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 220.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 05:57:49 +1000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: professorship at Trier

The Faculty of Language, Literature and Media Studies at the University
of Trier, Germany, wishes to fill the position of a Professorship of
Digital Humanities (W 2 pay grade as per BBesG) at the next possible

The incumbent will combine research and teaching in Digital Humanities
with an emphasis on Philology, particularly Textual Studies and
Cultural-historical research. They must also be willing to take on a
management role in the Trier Centre for Digital Humanities.

Candidates should have interdisciplinary research expertise at the
interface of Philology and Computer Science (for example, Semantic Web
concepts, Philological data modelling and / or Virtual Research
Environments, particularly as applied to Digital Lexicography, Editorial
Phi-lology and Primary sources) as well as relevant experience in the
acquisition and implementa-tion of research projects and funding
proposals. Experience of teaching and substantial know-ledge of the
planning and development of modularized teaching programmes (in order to
im-plement an MA in Digital Humanities) as well as in the area of
further education is essential. Excellent knowledge of English as well
as knowledge of further modern European languages is required, as is a
sound knowledge of the National and European Digital Humanities
re-search landscape. The willingness to cooperate with the Field of
Computational Linguistics is expected.

The conditions of the post are set out in § 49 HochSchG. In particular,
teaching ability and outstanding scientific achievements are required.

The State of Rhineland-Palatinate and the University of Trier support a
concept of extensive student supervision and expect its teaching staff
to maintain a high profile.

Disabled applicants of appropriate suitibility will be given
preferential consideration.

The University of Trier is committed to increasing the number of female
faculty members in its ranks and encourages women to apply for this

Applications including a CV, academic transcripts, references, a list of
previous courses taught and five publications that the candidate
considers to be their most important should be sent to the Dean of
Faculty II of Universität Trier, Prof. Ulrich Port, 54286 Trier, by

We ask you not to submit application documents in folders or envelopes
and also as non-certified copies only as documents will not be returned
but will be destroyed upon completion of the selection process.


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claudine Moulin
Universität Trier
Fachbereich II/ Germanistik
und Trier Center for Digital Humanities
D-54286 Trier

Tel. + 49 651 201-2305
      + 49 651 201-2321 (Sekretariat Germanistik)
      + 49 651 201-3377 (Sekretariat Trier Center for Digital Humanities)

Homepage: http://www.uni-trier.de/index.php?id=7626

Professor Willard McCarty, Department of Digital Humanities, King's
College London; Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western
Sydney; Editor, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (www.isr-journal.org);
Editor, Humanist (www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist/); www.mccarty.org.uk/

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