Pennsylvania State - Erie, Humanities and Social Sciences
Digital Humanities Position
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, invites applications for an assistant or associate professor rank, tenure-track position in Digital Humanities, beginning August 2014.
Expertise in digital text analysis, curation, or data mining is expected. Competence in data visualization and GIS is highly desirable. Beyond a familiarity with digital scholarship and new publishing technologies, the successful candidate will also specialize in an area of either English studies, preferably British literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, or history, preferably in a non-western area. This individual will contribute to the English or History major and to the general education mission of the college, and provide leadership in the development of a new Digital Media, Arts and Technology major. Rank and appointment will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s academic qualifications and professional standing.
The ideal candidate will possess a record of excellent college teaching, and either scholarly potential or a demonstrated research and publication track record for appointment at a senior level. A Ph.D. in English or History is required, with significant coursework or relevant experience using digital and interactive media within the profession.
Penn State Behrend is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, PA. The college prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. For more information about the college, please visit our Web site (www.behrend.psu.edu).
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Please send to HSSjobs@psu.edu a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a pdf or a link to a web site or digital project that demonstrates your work, and a statement articulating the role of the digital arts, media, and technology for informing and positioning traditional liberal arts disciplines for success in the 21st century. Please mail any hard copy application materials to:
Chair, Digital Humanities Search Committee
Review of applications will begin November 8, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||Digital Humanities
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies