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Humanist Archives: March 27, 2019, 6:18 a.m. Humanist 32.574 - asst professorship (Brock); studentship (City Univ & BL)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 574.
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    [1]    From: Andrew Roth 
           Subject: Assistant Professor, Digital Media, TT - Centre for Digital Humanities at Brock University (132)

    [2]    From: Ernesto Priego 
           Subject: PhD studentship-Understanding UK digital comics practices (42)

        Date: 2019-03-26 18:57:29+00:00
        From: Andrew Roth 
        Subject: Assistant Professor, Digital Media, TT - Centre for Digital Humanities at Brock University

Assistant Professor, Digital Media, Tenure Track - Centre for Digital Humanities
Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Original Posting: https://brocku.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-

This position is part of the BUFA (Employee Group)

Post End Date:
Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed .
April 24, 2019

About Brock University
The Brock University experience is second to none in Canada. Located in historic
Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university
in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With over
18,000 students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven
diverse Faculties, Brock excels at providing exceptional experiential learning
opportunities and highly rated student and campus life experiences.

Our Geography
Brock University's main campus is situated atop the Niagara Escarpment, within
a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, overlooking the city of St. Catharines, in the
heart of Niagara wine country. The Niagara region is dotted with landmarks that
recognize our nation's history and features breathtaking natural beauty and
world-famous attractions. St. Catharines is home to vibrant arts and
entertainment venues, and is a short drive from Toronto, Niagara Falls, and
Buffalo, New York. With one of the warmest climates in Canada, clean, safe
communities, and surprisingly affordable real estate, Niagara is an exceptional
location to call home.

What We Offer
Brock University offers a competitive salary and benefits and ample support for
research and sabbaticals. Research resources include: conference support, start-
up funding, subscriptions to major databases and access to various research
funding vehicles.  For candidates considering relocation, moving expenses will
be administered according to the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

About the Centre
The Centre for Digital Humanities (CDH) is a teaching and research academic unit
which focuses on the intersection of interactive technologies and the
Humanities. The Centre is home to Brock's Interactive Arts and Science (IASC)
program and the GAME program, the latter in partnership with the Department of
Computer Science and Niagara College. The CDH offers courses to Brock students
pursuing studies in a wide range of disciplines within and beyond the Faculty of
Humanities. The CDH facilities include collaborative production spaces,
multimedia teaching labs, and seminar rooms.

About the Position
The Centre for Digital Humanities (brocku.ca/cdh) invites
applications for a probationary tenure-stream position as Assistant Professor in
Digital Media, effective July 1, 2019. This position is subject to final
budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities
across Brock's Interactive Arts and Science and GAME programs, with
opportunities to teach and supervise graduate students, also contributing
service to the university and engaging in a program of scholarship and/or
creative work. The successful candidate will contribute to the Centre for
Digital Humanities' scholarship outreach, including to the new BrockLinc

About the BrockLinc
With the goal of nurturing Niagara's growing culture of innovation, Brock's
new BrockLinc facility will open in 2019, adjacent to the Centre for Digital
Humanities, complete with a makerspace and digital scholarship lab. For more
information: https://brocku.ca/biolinc/about-biolinc/brock-linc/


  *   PhD or MFA in Digital Media (or a related discipline) with a focus on
interactive media.
  *   A record of teaching excellence, research/creative works, and evidence of
collaborative partnership(s) with other academics and/or community/industry
organizations are required.
  *   The ideal candidate will provide evidence of teaching excellence and
creative experiences in the production of digital media, broadly defined.
  *   Applications are welcome from researchers and practitioners from a diverse
range of disciplinary backgrounds. ABD applications will be considered.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a
curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy,
recent reprints, and evidence of teaching performance, all in electronic format
(a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. (Note:
file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload.) Applicants should also arrange for
at least three letters of academic reference to be sent electronically to

Deadline for applications is April 24, 2019 at 12:01am.  This position is
subject to final budgetary approval. Inquiries should be directed to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Women, Aboriginal peoples,
members of visible minorities, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to
voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their
application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more
designated groups can fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the
questionnaire at the time of application.

We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights
Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout
all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation
Policy https://brocku.ca/webfm_send/39939. Please advise:
Patricia Mosca, Manager, Talent Acquisition,
pmosca@brocku.ca to ensure your accessibility needs
are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to
accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University's policy to give consideration to qualified internal

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for
an interview will be contacted.

Learn more about Brock University by visiting

        Date: 2019-03-26 14:45:57+00:00
        From: Ernesto Priego 
        Subject: PhD studentship-Understanding UK digital comics practices

Dear all

With apologies for cross-posting, we hope this opportunity will be of interest
to students and practitioners interested in the digital humanities.

The advert for the UK Digital Comics information and publishing practices: from
creation to consumption PhD studentship opportunity is now available:

Full studentship details and how to apply 
%20full%20ad%20final_.pdf) (PDF). (Available from

Application deadline:  31 May 2019.

University Supervisors: Dr Ernesto Priego (Lecturer, Centre for Human Computer-
Interaction Design and Dr Stephann Makri (Senior Lecturer in Human-Computer

British Library Supervisors: Ian Cooke (Head of Contemporary British
Publications) and Stella Wisdom (Digital curator)

For more information on this and other opportunities see my previous blog post
here (https://epriego.blog/2019/02/26/digital-comics-ahrc-collaborative-phd-
opportunity-with-the-british-library/) or go to the British Library announcement
at https://www.bl.uk/news/2019/february/ahrc-

Best regards,


Dr Ernesto Priego
Lecturer, Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design
Senior Tutor for Research
Department of Computer Science
School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering
City, University of London
Editor in Chief, The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship:
Lead, Parables of Care: https://blogs.city.ac.uk/parablesofcare/

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