Ball State University, History
Assistant Professor/Digital History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
Tenure-track faculty position available August 17, 2012. The successful candidate will be familiar with the theoretical challenges in this emerging field. Responsibilities: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of digital history and the candidate’s content specialization as well as occasional survey courses in American history; build new expertise in the Digital History Education Laboratory under construction, training students to reach a broader public interested in consuming historical knowledge via new media. Go to http://www.bsu.edu/history and click on the link to recent “Digital History Activities.” Minimum qualification: ABD in history (specialty in digital history, subfields open) with degree completed by August 17, 2012. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in history with specialty in digital history; teaching experience at college or university level; subspecialty in U.S. women’s history or U.S. military history; experience and interest in applying new media and technology to the presentation and/or teaching of history (examples include but are not limited to text-mining, geographic information systems, natural language processing, visualization, gaming, immersive/virtual environments, and complex network analysis).
The Department of History seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts showing highest degree earned, three letters of recommendation, sample of written work and of digital product, course syllabi, and sample of teaching evaluations to: Dr. Kevin Smith, Chairperson, Department of History, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306. (Fax: 765-285-5612) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu)
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities