Home About Subscribe Search Member Area

Humanist Discussion Group

< Back to Volume 32

Humanist Archives: Feb. 18, 2019, 6:14 a.m. Humanist 32.468 - asst professorship (Guelph)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 468.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                   Hosted by King's Digital Lab
                Submit to: humanist@dhhumanist.org

        Date: 2019-02-17 17:20:23+00:00
        From: Susan Brown 
        Subject: Assistant Professor position in Digital Humanities at the University of Guelph

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities
College: College of Arts
Department: Open
Date Posted: February 15, 2019
Deadline: March 15, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found
Please reference AD #19-15
Position Description:
Call For Applications

The College of Arts at the University of Guelph seeks to hire a tenure-track
faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Digital
Humanities (start date July 1, 2019). Depending upon research area and
educational background, the appointment will be made in one of the following
units: the School of Languages and Literatures, the School of Fine Art and
Music, the School of English and Theatre Studies, the Department of Philosophy
or the Department of History.

The University of Guelph has a long history of involvement in Digital Humanities
and is engaged in building capacity and community in this interdisciplinary
field. In addition to long-standing research projects in the area, the College
of Art runs The Humanities Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Lab (https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/dhguelph/thinc) in partnership with the 
Library. We also offer the vibrant DH@Guelph series
(https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/dhguelph) and the annual DH@Guelph Summer
Workshops . A minor in Digital Humanities is currently under development.

Responsibilities will include: graduate and undergraduate teaching and research
in Digital Humanities as well as in the candidate's disciplinary field.
Additional responsibilities will include playing a significant role in building
a coherent structure for college-wide Digital Humanities teaching and research,
beginning with the development of the minor.

Required qualifications: PhD with specialization in Digital Humanities; record
of excellence in teaching and research; evidence of technical proficiency
relevant to digital scholarship and training.

Contributions to scholarship in gender and sexuality studies and/or experience
with community-engaged learning will be considered assets.

The University of Guelph is the second largest employer in Guelph, a city of
approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto,
Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada
with an enrolment of about 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students across
over 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student
learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It
is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive
campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a
shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every
experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change,
here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of
social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation
to address global issues.

The full posting can be found here:


Susan Brown
Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship
Director, Orlando Project; Project Leader, Canadian Writing Research
President, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des
humanités numériques

Professor                                             Visiting Professor
School of English and Theatre Studies    English and Film Studies
University of Guelph                             University of Alberta
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada           Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E5
519-824-4120 x53266 (office)             780-492-7803
http://orlando.cambridge.org  http://www.ualberta.ca/ORLANDO

Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted
List posts to: humanist@dhhumanist.org
List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org
Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/
Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php

Editor: Willard McCarty (King's College London, U.K.; Western Sydney University, Australia)
Software designer: Malgosia Askanas (Mind-Crafts)

This site is maintained under a service level agreement by King's Digital Lab.