[Humanist] 30.793 professorships & lectureships (King's College London)

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Tue Feb 28 11:23:50 CET 2017

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 793.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:56:38 +0000
        From: "Blanke, Tobias" <tobias.blanke at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: professorship, lectureships (King's College London)

King's College London is recruiting a Full Professor, Senior Lecturers and
Lecturers in Digital Humanities.

(Lecturers are the UK equivalent of Assistant Professors; Senior
Lecturers correspond to Associate Professors in the US system.)

Closing date: 29 March 2017

King's College London is making a significant investment in the Department
of Digital Humanities as part of an ambitious programme of growth and
expansion in existing and emergent research areas and student numbers
across its five MA programmes and the BA Digital Culture. We are seeking
to recruit exceptional candidates to join the Department no later than 1st
September, who can enthuse and inspire our students, conduct world-leading
research, and contribute to the life and reputation of the Department
through academic leadership and public engagement. The Department of
Digital Humanities is an international leader in the research of digital
theories and practices in the arts and humanities and related social
sciences. King's College London has a long tradition of research in the
Digital Humanities, going back to the early 1970s. King's is one of the
few places in the world where students at all levels can pursue a wide
range of inter-disciplinary study of the digital.

Professor (1 post) ­ Candidates will be scholars of international standing
with an outstanding research profile and publications record, including
experience of successful grant capture from high-quality funders, and be
able to provide inspiring and innovative teaching and supervision for
students. The successful applicant will provide leadership across the full
range of the Department's activities, and be able to mentor and motivate
staff at all levels. With a track record of successful partnerships,
collaborations, and external networks, the post-holder will play a leading
role in the strategic development and profile of the digital humanities at
King's and internationally.

Senior Lecturer (up to 3 posts) ­ Candidates will be scholars of
international standing with a strong research and publication record and
evidence of or potential for research income generation. The successful
applicants will play a key role in leading work across the Department to
enhance our research strengths, to develop new and emergent research
areas, to innovate in teaching practice and pedagogy, and to contribute to
our underpinning values of co-research and collaboration.

Lecturer posts (up to 4 posts) ­ Candidates will be on their way to
becoming scholars of international standing with a research and
publication trajectory that illustrates this ambition. They will
contribute to the further development of the Department's research
strengths, provide high-quality teaching and supervision, and work
collaboratively within the Department and beyond.

Further details at:

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