University of Iowa, History Department
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Iowa, United States|
The Department of History at The University of Iowa invites applications for a historian, field open, whose work integrates the perspectives and tools of the digital humanities. Examples of such tools and methods would include, but are not limited to, computer programming, text- mining, data visualization, network analysis, or GIS. The successful candidate will teach courses in her or his area of historical expertise, as well as introductory and advanced courses in digital methods.
This position is part of a cluster initiative in Public Humanities in a Digital World. All positions in this initiative require interest in engaging collaboratively with communities and organizations across and outside the university. New hires under this initiative will actively participate in exploring the role of digital practices on the production of scholarship and creative work in projects central to the humanities.
The search is at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor (PhD in hand by August 19, 2015). Candidates should submit applications online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/. Refer to requisition # 65275. Electronic attachments to the application should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, full dissertation (if available) or dissertation chapters, and the contact information for three letters of recommendation. Any hard copy materials (such as a book) and letters of reference should be sent directly to:
Digital Humanities Search Committee
Department of History
280 Schaeffer Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City IA 52242-1409
Screening of applications begins November 10, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
Refer to: Digital Humanities Search
|Primary Category:||Digital Humanities