George Mason University, History and Art History
Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The George Mason University Department of History and Art History invites applications for a digital historian to direct the Division of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. The successful applicant will also have a tenure-line position in the Department of History and Art History at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The director of the Public Projects division is responsible for supervising a staff of six developers, designers, project managers and four graduate research assistants, and initiating and leading grant-funded projects such as digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills. The director collaborates with the other senior staff to manage the Center, represent it to the wider community, and plan its overall direction.
The teaching load is 2-1. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in digital history and public history, graduate/undergraduate research seminars, and new courses as desired.
Candidates are expected to have the following qualifications: a Ph.D. in history; a strong record of teaching and scholarly publication; a record of successfully initiating and completing digital history projects; project management experience; and experience in obtaining and administering significant external grant funding. Special preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in public history.
George Mason University is a dynamic state university of over 33,000 students located 15 miles from Washington, D.C. The joint department of History and Art History has a strong record of scholarly research and is home to the award-winning Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7184z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, along with application letter and CV; and e-mail three letters of reference to Susie LeBlanc at email@example.com. Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Suzanne Smith, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Every applicant who applies by the full consideration date will be considered, including those who might require sponsorship.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Suzanne Smith, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Digital Humanities
|Secondary Categories:||Public History