[Humanist] 26.522 job in history of computing / digital communication and law at NJIT
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 522.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:31:43 -0500
From: Caitlin Wylie <cdw34 at CAM.AC.UK>
Subject: Job in History of Computing/Digital Communication and Law
The Federated Department of History at Rutgers University-Newark and New
Jersey Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track or
tenured position (rank open), based at NJIT, to begin September
2013. Applicants should be able to present evidence of scholarly
accomplishment and effective teaching and should have a Ph.D. in hand by
the starting date, with a primary research field that focuses on the
digital transformation of the last fifty years, especially in relation to
legal and cultural issues such as privacy, piracy, patents, censorship, and
the manipulation of “big data.” The successful candidate will contribute
substantially to the department’s M.A. concentration in the history of
technology, environment, and medicine/health (including the history of
communication), with additional opportunities to participate in the Ph.D.
track in the history of science, technology, environment and health at
Rutgers University at New Brunswick. The successful candidate will also
teach in, and serve as associate director of, the department’s growing new
undergraduate degree program in Law, Technology and Culture. NJIT and the
Newark campus of Rutgers University are located across the street from each
other in the University Heights section of Newark, with easy access to the
entire metropolitan New York-New Jersey area.
Send letter of application, C.V., writing sample, sample syllabi, and three
letters of recommendation, as directed at http://njit.jobs, posting
#0601235. Questions may be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Profs.
Richard Sher (sher at njit.edu) and Neil Maher (neil.maher at njit.edu). Review
of applications will begin in December 2012 and will continue until the
position is filled. NJIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V.
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