[Humanist] 31.420 asst professorship (Cincinnati); PhD studentship (Indiana)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 420.
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  [1]   From:    "Walsh, John Anthony" <jawalsh at indiana.edu>               (30)
        Subject: Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-

  [2]   From:    "Johnson, Arlene (johnsoam)" <JOHNSOAM at ucmail.uc.edu>     (21)
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Public History/Digital Humanities,
                University of Cincinnati (Tenure Track)

        Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:32:21 +0000
        From: "Walsh, John Anthony" <jawalsh at indiana.edu>
        Subject: Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

Funded Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

Apply now for a Ph.D. in Information Science at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Indiana University Ph.D. program in Information Science is pleased to accept applications for admission starting in Fall 2018. Our doctoral program is one of the longest continuously running Information Science programs in the United States, celebrating more than 50 years and more than 185 graduates. Our graduates hold positions that include Deans of iSchools and libraries, distinguished professors at top-ranked iSchools, directors of doctoral programs, editors of journals, and presidents of national professional associations.

Our Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science program is training the next generation of information scientists. Doctoral students are advised by faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in areas such as:

• social informatics
• computer-mediated communication
• knowledge organization and representation
• digital curation
• digital libraries
• digital and computational humanities
• data and text mining
• social media mining
• documentation
• cultural heritage informatics
• history of the book, readership, and publishing

Students benefit from being part of our active community of scholars, which includes affiliations with the following Indiana University research centers: the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities, the HathiTrust Research Center, the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI), and the Center for Computer-Mediated Communication Research (CCMC).

Indiana University is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned documentary and data institutes, including the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection, the campus-wide Media Digitalization and Preservation Initiative, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, the Archives of Traditional Music, the Black Film Center/Archive, the Eskanazi Museum of Art, and one of the nation’s largest academic library systems. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.

We are pleased to accept new applications through December 1, 2017<x-apple-data-detectors://0>. Please see the Department of Information and Library Science page on Graduate Admissions for details on how to apply:


Funding packages of up to $50,000 per year are available for top candidates.

Contact Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, Graduate Programs Director, with questions at hrosenba at indiana.edu<mailto:hrosenba at indiana.edu>.

| John A. Walsh
| Associate Professor, School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering
| Adjunct Associate Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
| Editor, The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative
| Technical Editor, Digital Humanities Quarterly
| Interim Co-Director, Hathi Trust Research Center
| Indiana University, 1320 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
| Web: <http://johnwalsh.name> Voice: +1-812-856-0707

        Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:15:12 +0000
        From: "Johnson, Arlene (johnsoam)" <JOHNSOAM at ucmail.uc.edu>
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Public History/Digital Humanities, University of Cincinnati (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor, Public History/Digital Humanities, University of Cincinnati (Tenure Track)

The Department of History in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in public history, with expertise in digital humanities. The person selected for this position would start August 15, 2018. Area of historical expertise is open, but candidates with specialities in the history of health, medicine, or a related field are especially encouraged to apply.

The position will enhance departmental strengths in public history and digital humanities as well as a college- wide "Next Generation PhD" initiative to promote public humanities and prepare students for careers within and beyond the academy. The university is actively engaged in promoting digital scholarships and offers opportunities for collaboration through the Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions and the Digital Scholarship Center, a joint venture of the College of Arts & Sciences and UC Libraries. The city also offers a wide variety of museums and active public history sites and organizations.

Duties will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in public history and in the candidate's field of expertise. The position includes service as Director of the Public History program in the Department of History, which includes arranging and supervising student internships, advising and supervising students in the graduate and undergraduate public history tracks, organizing outreach events, and grant writing. Digital humanities activities may include training students in digital research methods, creating public humanities projects with students, faculty and/or community partners, and working with other UC public humanities initiatives. The teaching load is 3 courses annually under a semester system in conjunction with service as Director of Public History and digital humanities activities.

The University of Cincinnati is an urban, public university with an enrollment of more than 44,000 students. The History Department is home to 25 full-time faculty and offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   A Ph.D. in history (in hand by August 14, 2018), with graduate work and/or professional work experience in public history and digital humanities is required.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition #23044). In addition to the electronic application, a letter of application (outlining reasons for applying and qualifications) and a current CV, applicants should provide a sample course syllabus, a brief writing sample, and evidence of work in public history and digital humanities.  These documents can be uploaded under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application. Three letters of recommendation should also be sent directly to the Department of History at history at uc.edu<mailto:history at uc.edu> (preferred), or mailed to the Chair, Public History/Digital Humanities Search Committee, Department of History, University of Cincinnati, 360 McMicken Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0373. We will conduct first round interviews via Skype.

We will begin reviewing applications on November 27, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


Arlene Johnson
Associate Senior Librarian
Co-Director, Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship Center
Selector and Liaison to the Romance Languages and Literatures Department
University of Cincinnati Libraries
450 Langsam Library
arlene.johnson at uc.edu<mailto:arlene.johnson at uc.edu>

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