[Humanist] 29.414 asst professorships in digital rhetoric, digital history

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Thu Oct 22 07:42:51 CEST 2015

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 414.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Randall Cream <randall.cream at gmail.com>                    (7)
        Subject: Tenure Track position in Digital Rhetoric at WCU

  [2]   From:    "Lange, Allison K." <langea at wit.edu>                       (8)
        Subject: Job Posting: Assistant Professor specializing in Digital
                and/or Public History

        Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 08:06:43 -0400
        From: Randall Cream <randall.cream at gmail.com>
        Subject: Tenure Track position in Digital Rhetoric at WCU

Please circulate widely: 

Assistant Professor, Digital Rhetoric
Department of English
West Chester University

West Chester University’s English Department is seeking a specialist in Digital Rhetoric for a tenure track line to begin August 2016. Collaborative opportunities at WCU include a developing interdisciplinary program in Digital Humanities that spans several departments and colleges. Initial review to begin 11/13, with MLA interviews in Austin.  Questions about the position can be addressed to the search chair, Randall Cream rcream at wcupa.edu. Complete text of Job Ad to follow:

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric, Tenure-track, beginning August 2016.  Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition (or the equivalent in a closely-related area), with demonstrated expertise in theory and pedagogy of digital rhetorics, networks, and literacies. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose record of scholarship uses digital rhetorics to explore questions of identity and embodiment (including disability, race, gender, and sexuality). Ph.D. by August 15, 2016. Successful candidates will teach general education, upper-division, and graduate-level courses within the English Department; develop new courses in digital rhetoric; and contribute to developing interdisciplinary programs in the Digital Humanities, Digital Journalism, and Digital Media. 

Finalists must successfully complete interview process and teaching demonstration. Dossier and references with contact information will be required prior to interview. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants should visit agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa for more information and to apply for the position. A letter of interest, vita, three letters of recommendation, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2015, and continue until position is filled.  Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence.  West Chester University is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding.  All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment background and consumer reporting checks. West Chester University is a vibrant mid-sized regional comprehensive state university located in southeastern Pennsylvania; it is only a short distance to major East Coast cities. 

        Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:40:47 +0000
        From: "Lange, Allison K." <langea at wit.edu>
        Subject: Job Posting: Assistant Professor specializing in Digital and/or Public History

Assistant Professor of History, 
with a specialty in Digital and/or Public History

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA, seeks a full-time faculty member in History who specializes in Public and/or Digital History. The successful candidate will integrate the perspectives and methods of the Digital Humanities– including, but not limited to, computer programming, text-mining, data visualization, network analysis, and GIS mapping. The geographic area and time period of specialization is open. A PhD in history or related field is required by the appointment date (August 2016). The successful candidate will conduct research and teach courses in his/her area of expertise, and will engage collaboratively with other departments and organizations in the greater Boston area.
For more information and to apply, go to: https://jobs.wit.edu/postings/2337

Allison K. Lange, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
Wentworth Institute of Technology
allisonklange.com http://allisonklange.com

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