[Humanist] Fwd: Tenure Track Positions in Digital History

Willard McCarty willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sun Sep 9 09:15:33 CEST 2018


Dear members of Humanist,

Once a few minor bits and pieces have been put in place, and thorough 
testing done, Humanist will be live again, I'd guess in a fortnight or 
so. Meanwhile the following, too good not to circulate even by this 
primitive means.

Yours,
WM


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Subject: 	Tenure Track Positions in Digital History
Date: 	Wed, 5 Sep 2018 13:19:56 +0000
From: 	Jessica M Otis <jotis2 at gmu.edu>
To: 	Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>

GMU is hiring two new TT positions in history - one in digital history 
of the ancient Mediterranean, and a second one in modern Germany where 
DH is a plus but not required.  Because the ancient mediterranean 
position is the more digital of the two, I've included that full job 
advertisement below.

*Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital History of the Ancient 
Mediterranean*

The George Mason University Department of History and Art History 
invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Digital 
History of the Ancient Mediterranean (Bronze Age through Late 
Antiquity). The department is home to the award-winning Roy Rosenzweig 
Center for History and New Media and has highly ranked History PhD and 
Art History MA programs and a strong commitment to supporting faculty 
research. Faculty members have affiliations with programs across the 
university including African-American Studies, Islamic Studies, Women 
and Gender Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, and Global Affairs. 
George Mason is a large public university located in the Washington DC 
suburbs with one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. 
We take seriously our mission to serve this population through programs 
in public and digital history and through our commitment to emphasizing 
the global connections that link different areas of historical study. 
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the 
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and 
strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic 
and culturally inclusive environment.

*Responsibilities:*

Candidates for this position will be expected to maintain an active 
scholarly agenda in the field of digital ancient history. Candidates 
will have a 2/2 teaching load, and will teach undergraduate courses on 
Greek and Roman history and in digital history, as well other 
undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of research interest. 
The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the history 
major’s concentration in digital history and should have a research 
interest in the digital humanities. This can include, but is not limited 
to, GIS and mapping, 3D modeling or VR/AR, computational text analysis, 
network analysis, digital collections, and digital archaeology.

We seek a scholar of the highest caliber who is committed to supporting 
the diversity of George Mason University’s student population and the 
national and global society in which we live. We strongly encourage 
applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other 
individuals who are under-represented in the historical profession, 
across race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran 
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally 
protected basis.

*Required Qualifications:*

   * Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by August 2019

*Preferred Qualifications:*

   * Previous teaching experience in ancient history or digital history
   * Completed digital projects and/or scholarly publications

For full consideration, applicants must apply at 
https://jobs.gmu.edu/ for position F6473Z; complete and submit the 
online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a one-page 
statement in which the applicant describes how they will contribute to 
the university’s mission and core values as a diverse public university. 
Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent 
to Susie LeBlanc at sleblanc at gmu.edu <mailto:sleblanc at gmu.edu>. Review 
of applications will begin after November 1, 2018, and will continue 
until the position is filled. Every applicant that applies by the full 
consideration date will be considered, including those that might 
require sponsorship for a visa.

Cheers,
Jessica
---
Dr. Jessica Otis
Assistant Professor of History
Director of Public Projects
Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
George Mason University



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