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Associate Professor/Professor of Social Sciences or Humanities, with a Focus on Digital Humanities (EXPIRED)

College of Arts and Letters , James Madison University

Job category Senior faculty / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Position number 1159
Location Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Start date August 2022
Job description

Teaching load is normally 3/2, but can be negotiated to align with service expectations and commitments.  In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include helping develop curricula in digital studies across a large and diverse set of disciplines; managing digital scholarly projects; foster innovative pedagogy and research; and develop interdisciplinary collaborations within the College of Arts and Letters and beyond.

Ideally, candidates will hold or be eligible for tenure at the rank of associate professor or professor, but we will also consider applications from advanced assistant professors with exceptional records of achievement. The successful candidate will have experience teaching in digital methods, theories, and applications; the ability to help coordinate and develop curriculum in digital studies across a large and diverse set of disciplines; a track record of managing digital scholarly projects; an outstanding record of innovative teaching and research in one or more of the core disciplines of the College of Arts and Letters; and a collaborative mindset. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Familiarity with, and the ability to teach, the basics of coding and textual markup a plus. 

How to apply
Application type Online
Applicants will submit: a CV three to five references a statement addressing potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and university (Other Document #1) a cover letter outlining the candidate’s research interests, teaching experience, and leadership experience in this area. Upon later request, candidates may be asked to submit evidence of teaching effectiveness, samples of scholarly writing, and letters of recommendation. Review of completed applications will begin November 11, 2021, with video interviews in the first round scheduled for early December.
Web address to apply https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10334
Hard deadline November 11, 2021, 5:00am EST
Web address for more information https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10334
Contact name Dr. Michael Klein
Contact email
Time created October 18, 2021, 7:46pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date November 11, 2021, 5:00am EST
Expired on November 12, 2021, 5:46am EST
Last updated November 12, 2021, 10:46am UTC
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