[Humanist] 30.724 asst/assoc/full professorships (BYU, MSU); pub manager (Berkeley)

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Wed Feb 8 07:15:31 CET 2017

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 724.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Dean Rehberger <Dean.Rehberger at matrix.msu.edu>            (10)
        Subject: Digital Historian Position MSU

  [2]   From:    Jeremy Browne <jeremy_browne at byu.edu>                     (41)
        Subject: Job opening at BYU

  [3]   From:    Christopher Ohge <christopherohge at gmail.com>              (11)
        Subject: Job: *Deadline Extended* for Digital Publications Manager,
                Mark Twain Project

        Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 19:57:49 +0000
        From: Dean Rehberger <Dean.Rehberger at matrix.msu.edu>
        Subject: Digital Historian Position MSU


The Department of History at Michigan State University seeks a historian at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with research and teaching expertise at the intersection of digital history and critical diversity. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate research and teaching foci on questions of race, inclusion, cultural preservation, global interconnectedness, and/or engaged historical scholarship. The successful candidate will have a majority appointment in the Department of History, which is in the College of Social Science, and in a minority appointment in a unit in the College of Arts & Letters.

The joint appointment will allow our new colleague to work as part of a team to be central to the university-wide initiative, Critical Diversity in a Digital Age. Faculty hired as part of the initiative will develop research programs and curricula and seek external funding focused on digital theory and practice and issues of social justice with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and religion. Our hire will add an historical dimension to the research, teaching and grant components of the initiative. Salary, benefits, and support for research are competitive.  Full-time academic year appointment will begin on August 16, 2017.

See full details http://www.cal.msu.edu/criticaldiversity/phase1/digitalhistory



Dean Rehberger
Interim Chair of Sociology
Director, Matrix

        Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 23:24:43 +0000
        From: Jeremy Browne <jeremy_browne at byu.edu>
        Subject: Job opening at BYU

Brigham Young University invites applications for the position of
assistant research professor in our Office of Digital Humanities. Scholars
in all DH specialties and in all content emphases are welcome to apply,
but we specifically seek a researcher with experience applying digital
tools in the analysis of art and/or literature. The position¹s duties
include teaching two DH courses per year, supporting faculty DH work, and
maintaining a continuing research agenda individually or in collaboration
with other faculty in the Office of Digital Humanities and the College of
Humanities. Interested individuals should apply via BYU¹s Y-Jobs website:

Education and Experience
- Minimum required: PhD or ABD in a Humanities or Arts and Letters
discipline, teaching experience, strong computing skills
- Preferred: PhD in Language, Literature, Language Acquisition, or other
Humanities discipline. Two years college level teaching experience.
Experience creating or using digital textual analysis tools.

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge
- Familiarity with the field of Digital Humanities, including the ability
to clearly articulate trends in the field.
- Ability to work in teams in collaborative research projects.
- Thorough knowledge of one major operating system: Mac, Windows, or
Linux, and competence in a second OS.
- Demonstrated competence, and experience using digital tools, in a field
such as natural language processing, computational linguistics, or textual
analysis, GIS, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaborate with College of Humanities faculty in research projects that
require in depth knowledge of digital research and analysis.
- Work with College of Humanities faculty in identifying and implementing
digital tools for enhancing traditional humanities research.
- Develop custom research, pedagogical, textual or language analysis tools
as needed, or work with ODH programmers to develop such tools.
- Advise the director of ODH and the dean, faculty and students of the
College of Humanities in technical matters.
- Teach courses in the Digital Humanities and Technology (DigHT) program
- Serve as mentor and technical advisor for student capstone projects in
the DigHT program.
- Serve on college and university committees as assigned.
- Share expertise with colleagues through participation in appropriate
professional organizations.

Contact jeremy_browne[at]byu[dot]edu with any questions.

        Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 16:04:26 -0800
        From: Christopher Ohge <christopherohge at gmail.com>
        Subject: Job: *Deadline Extended* for Digital Publications Manager, Mark Twain Project

Due to a technical error on our HR web site, we have extended the deadline
for the position. The closing date is now *17 February*.

Please apply at


With thanks,
Christopher Ohge

Christopher M. Ohge, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, Mark Twain Project
University of California, Berkeley

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