Washington State University, English
Visiting Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The English Department at Washington State University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in the area of Digital Humanities & Digital Scholarship as part of a grant-funded project through the University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC), a joint program between WSU’s Libraries and College of Arts and Sciences. The initial appointment begins August 16, 2015 and is subject to renewal after two years.
This position offers the opportunity to work closely with both the department’s Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) Program and the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation faculty and staff to integrate digital humanities into a high-quality interdisciplinary curriculum and to collaborate with faculty in other programs and departments to enhance WSU’s presence in digital humanities.
Teach five undergraduate courses during the academic year. Provide workshops for students, faculty, and researchers in the CDSC. Collaborate with faculty and staff on new and ongoing grant-related programs. Commitment to both engaging collaboratively with the methods and techniques of contemporary digital scholarship.
1. M.A. or Ph.D. in English, Digital Humanities, or related field (degree in hand by time of appointment);
2. Evidence of ability to conduct productive research both individually and collaboratively;
3. Evidence of ability to teach successfully at the college level and mentor students from diverse backgrounds
1. Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: data design, curation, and analysis; data visualization, translation, and archiving; digital media production; mobile applications; textual and linguistic analysis; digital pedagogy; digital literacies; digital aesthetics and design; and digital cultural ethnography.
2. Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration across disciplines and/or programs.
3. Experience providing instructional workshops and/or technology support to faculty, staff, and students.
3. Experience working with diverse communities and student populations.
1. A cover letter addressing qualifications and interests (3-page maximum)
The search will remain open until the position is filled. Application review will commence on April 28, 2015. Letters of reference will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provided through the WSU online application system. Direct inquiries via email (email@example.com) to Dr. Kim Christen Withey, Search Committee Chair.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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|Primary Category:||Digital Humanities
|Secondary Categories:||Library and Information Science