Associate Director, Center for Digital Humanities
The Center for Digital Humanities at the University of South Carolina seeks to appoint a Research Assistant Professor to serve as Associate Director of the Center. Applicants must have a PhD in a humanities discipline, or a PhD in a quantitative field with a strong humanities background, along with a strong background in computational research methods.
Important skills for the position include an imaginative approach to collaborative research, efficient project management, strong grant-writing abilities, the ability to build coalitions and work cooperatively with a variety of partners, and the ability to communicate effectively with specialists in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science. Experience with T.E.I. standards and XML markup, while not required, are highly desirable. In addition to overseeing project development and managing the Center’s staff and operations, the Associate Director will teach at least two classes per year with the opportunity to create courses and to spearhead efforts in curriculum development.
This is a full-time, 11-month, unclassified, non-tenure track, faculty status position with the rank of Research Assistant Professor. Salary is $60,000. Based on performance, the position is annually renewable for three years. Benefits include medical, dental, state retirement or optional retirement plan. SLED background check is required.
Apply online at http://uscjobs.sc.edu (search by Requisition 004403). The cover letter, explaining the reason for your interest and qualifications, may be addressed to Chair of the Research Assistant Professor Search Committee. Three references submitted must include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 6, 2012. The deadline for submitting applications is March 9, 2012.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is an EOE.