Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (EXPIRED)
School of Humanities, University of Southern Mississippi
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|Organization's reference number||req1680|
|Location||Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States|
|Start date||August 2021|
The School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities. Area of specialization is open, but only candidates who are demonstrated Digital Humanities (DH) scholars with expertise in fields taught in School of Humanities (SoH) programs — English, History, Philosophy, and Religion — will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for major grants to support their work and DH programming, and serve in a consulting role for SoH faculty and students working in the Digital Humanities.
The most diverse public university in the state of Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi is a student-centered research university located in the “hub” city of Hattiesburg, only 90 miles away from historic sites in New Orleans, Jackson, Mobile, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Responsibilities will include a 2/2 load teaching DH courses and classes in candidate's area of specialization at the undergraduate and graduate level—including surveys. The position includes an extensive consulting/advisory role for SoH faculty and student DH projects and DH programming. It may also include summer consulting with additional compensation. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda. Promise of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service are expected. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in English, History, Philosophy, or Religion by time of appointment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated ability in multiple DH skills including but not limited to text analysis, mapping, digital exhibits, network analysis, data mining, and digital documentary editing.
Preferred Qualifications: A record of publication and scholarship, excellence in teaching, and commitment to diversity of service in DH and area of specialization.
|How to apply|
To apply, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three individuals providing recommendations, teaching portfolio, a one-page statement outlining your experience and philosophy on Digital Humanities, and an article/chapter length writing sample to https://www.usm.edu/employment-human-resources/ (job requisition #1680). All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to email@example.com. Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete applications must be received by January 19, 2020 to ensure full consideration. Position is contingent on funding. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. The University of Southern Mississippi is an AA/EO employer.
|Web address to apply||https://www.usm.edu/employment-human-resources/|
|Email to apply|
|Hard deadline||January 19, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Web address for more information||https://www.usm.edu/humanities/index.php|
|Contact name||Matthew Casey|
|Time created||December 14, 2020, 11:09am EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||January 19, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Expired on||Today, 12:46am CST|
|Last updated||Today, 1:46am EST|
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