English: Assistant Professor in digital humanities.

Monday, October 17, 2016 (All day)

English:  Assistant Professor in digital humanities.  


The Department of English at Miami University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 2017. We are seeking candidates whose primary research, scholarship, and/or creative practice is in digital humanities and/or digital studies, with the ability to contribute to the intersections of two or more of our four English programs in Creative Writing, Linguistics, Literature, and Rhetoric and Writing. 


We seek someone who can collaborate within and across department programs, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate level curricula, as well as advise students, maintain an active research agenda, and provide service to the institution. The successful candidate joins faculty both in and outside the department with significant strengths in a variety of digital humanities practices and methods, and will have the opportunity to partner with and receive support from interdisciplinary programs and cohorts on campus including the Humanities Center, the Center for Digital Scholarship, Armstrong Interactive Media Studies, and Comparative Media Studies. 

Required: Terminal degree (e.g., MFA, PhD, EdD) in English or a cognate field by time of employment. 


Candidates should submit a CV and a letter of application that outlines scholarly interests and teaching and other related experiences to qualifications to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3338. Selected candidates will be asked to submit 1 or 2 samples of digital scholarship and/or creative work in whatever medium is appropriate; department will send requests to three references for letters of recommendation that speak to both scholarship and overall qualifications. Screening of applications begins October 17, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype. For inquiries about posting, contact Dr. cris cheek at cheekc@miamioh.edu.


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