[Humanist] 26.240 job at North Carolina State

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 240.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:20:38 +0100
        From: Ray Siemens <siemens at uvic.ca>
        Subject: Open Rank Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Humanities

Open Rank Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Humanities
Position Vacancy Number: 00002010
North Carolina State University
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department of English at North Carolina State University seeks to make
an Assistant/Associate tenure-track appointment in Digital Humanities. The
successful candidate will have the opportunity to help build the digital
humanities curriculum in undergraduate and graduate programs in English and
in the interdisciplinary doctoral program in Communication, Rhetoric, and
Digital Media, and to develop NC State’s digital humanities presence
across campus, in the technology-rich Research Triangle area, and with
industry and foundation partners.

The candidate will join a department with an established track record of
digital scholarship in fields including digital archives, virtual
environments, textual editing and criticism, physical computing, and
linguistics. In recent years, faculty have received funding in all of these
areas from a number of public and private agencies. Our digital humanities
initiatives are strongly supported by NC State’s College of Humanities and
Social Sciences and by the NC State Libraries, which are nationally known
for their excellence in providing innovative research support and data

NC State University has special strengths in computer science and digital
technology and is located in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill Research
Triangle area, nationally recognized as a vibrant center for research and
creativity. The James B. Hunt Library, opening this spring on our Centennial
Campus, is being built from the ground up as a national model for the
integration of technology, scholarship, and information storage, retrieval,
and display.  The newly formed Research Triangle Digital Humanities
Collaborative, a collaboration between NC State, the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and the National Humanities
Center, offers further opportunities for research and curricular

Position Description: Duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate
courses (2-2 base teaching load) as well as maintaining an active research
and publication program and participating in professional and university
service. There will be opportunities for leadership and program
administration (with corresponding reductions in teaching load). We
particularly welcome candidates whose research and teaching interests can
help us develop one or more areas of existing strength within our
department: creative writing, film, linguistics, literature, and rhetoric.

Qualifications: Required -- Ph.D. in English or related field, area open;
track record of excellence in digital scholarship appropriate for rank.
Preferred -- a history of successful grant funding in the digital

Information about Department and Programs: The English Department at NC
State offers a wide array of programs at the undergraduate and graduate
levels: a B.A. in English (with concentrations in Creative Writing; Film;
Language, Writing & Rhetoric; Literature, and Teacher Education), an M.A. in
English (with concentrations in British & American Literature, Linguistics,
Creative Writing, Rhetoric & Composition, and World Literature), an M.S. in
Technical Communication, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing.  In partnership
with NC State’s Department of Communication, the English Department also
offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Communication, Rhetoric, and
Digital Media.

Instructions for Applicants: Please use the NC State University employment
web portal (http://jobs.ncsu.edu) and search for position 00002010 to apply;
we cannot consider applications submitted in any other way.  You can go to
the posting directly by using this link,
http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/12400.  Upload letter of application
(addressed to Antony H. Harrison, Department Head, and referencing the
position title Open Rank Professor in Digital Humanities and position
number, 00002010), CV, and contact information for at least three
references. Three letters of reference, a writing sample, and teaching
materials and evaluations may be requested later. Screening of applications
will begin October 1 and will continue until position is filled.

AA/EOE.  North Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer welcoming applications from members of under-represented
groups and all persons without regard to sexual orientation. For ADA
accommodation, contact Stephanie McBroom (919-513-0391) or
stephanie_mcbroom at ncsu.edu.

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