[Humanist] 31.326 four tenured/tenure-track positions at Georgia Tech, one at Texas Christian

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 326.
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  [1]   From:    Lauren Klein <lauren.klein at lmc.gatech.edu>                (17)
        Subject: Four tenured/tenure-track positions at Georgia Tech

  [2]   From:    "Rode, Curt" <c.rode at tcu.edu>                             (20)
        Subject: New Tenure Track Position in DH and Big Data at Texas
                Christian University (TCU)

        Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:37:56 -0400
        From: Lauren Klein <lauren.klein at lmc.gatech.edu>
        Subject: Four tenured/tenure-track positions at Georgia Tech

Dear Colleagues,

My department, the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech, is hiring in four tenured/tenure track positions: Black media, poetry, games, and technical communication. Ads are below:


We would welcome applications from candidates in DH or DH-adjacent fields. 


Lauren F. Klein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165
lauren.klein at lmc.gatech.edu

        Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:50:43 +0000
        From: "Rode, Curt" <c.rode at tcu.edu>
        Subject: New Tenure Track Position in DH and Big Data at Texas Christian University (TCU)

DH Colleagues:

Please excuse any cross-posting, and also please share with all interested and qualified candidates.  TCU is a wonderful place to work!

Position Title:          Assistant Professor of English
Position Number:         2017-F086
School/College:          AddRan College of Liberal Arts
Department:      English

Position Description:

The English Department at TCU, which offers Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. degrees within a teacher-scholar model, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital Humanities/Big Data. Rank assistant professor. Candidates who combine digital humanities (e.g., distant reading, big data analysis, GIS) with secondary expertise in American literature or Global literature are especially welcome. We seek scholars with a developed research agenda, a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the desire to join colleagues within the department and beyond in contributing to new programs in big data and the digital humanities. Current DH work in the department is supported by a New Media Studio and by DH/IT library staff who are committed to working with academic departments. The English Department values diversity, interdisciplinary research, and the intersections of literature and technology. TCU’s college of liberal arts is reinforcing these departmental values by hiring a cluster of big data specialists across disciplines.

Position Requirements:

Requirements: PhD in English or related field by August 1, 2018.

To apply, sign in online at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty and upload 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) writing sample; 4) dissertation / project abstract; 5) three letters of recommendation; and 6) statement indicating experiences with and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Personal/contact information is required; applicant survey is voluntary. All questions regarding the application process should be directed to Human Resources at hrtalentacquisition at tcu.edu or 817-257-7790. Review of applications begins 1 October 2017 and will continue until this position is filled.

TCU is dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Curt Rode, PhD
Director, New Media Writing Studio
Texas Christian University
Department of English

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