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Humanist Archives: Sept. 13, 2019, 6:25 a.m. Humanist 33.246 - tenure-track positions (Wooster, Washington State)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 246.
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    [1]    From: Heather Fitz Gibbon 
           Subject: rDH position in Spatial (In)justices (80)

    [2]    From: Christen, Kimberly 
           Subject: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Data Visualization @WSU (82)

        Date: 2019-09-13 05:11:52+00:00
        From: Heather Fitz Gibbon 
        Subject: rDH position in Spatial (In)justices


I am thrilled to announce that The College of Wooster is seeking
applicants for a Tenure Track position in Urban Studies, with a focus on
Spatial (In)justices. We are looking for someone from an
interdisciplinary humanistic approach to address issues of spatial
justice, with a preference for someone who can teach GIS.

Please see the summary below and the attached interfolio link:
If questions arise, please don’t hesitate to contact me for more info.



Assistant Professor, Urban Studies, Tenure-track

The Urban Studies Program at The College of Wooster invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in urban
studies, with a focus on spatial (in)justices, to begin August 2020.
Disciplinary fields and geographical areas of expertise are open, though
the candidate must be able to teach courses exploring spatial issues
through an interdisciplinary lens and supervise undergraduate research
projects in urban studies. A strong preference will be for candidates
who can offer courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The
teaching load is typically 5.5 courses per year, which may include
advising senior theses. Applicants from any humanistic discipline or
interdisciplinary field are welcome, including but not limited to,
Anthropology, Art History, Architecture, Cultural Geography, History,
Literary Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sociology, and Africana
Studies. This position will also be expected to participate in the
College's First-Year Seminar Program. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or
expect to receive it within the next year, and prior teaching experience
is highly desirable. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student
body (21% domestic students of color and 15% international students);
applicants should have experience with diverse student populations.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; copies of
unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of strong teaching (including
teaching philosophy, syllabi and student evaluations, if applicable) and
research (including research statement and writing sample of 25 pages or
less); diversity statement; and three reference letters through
Interfolio (https://apply.interfolio.com/68424).
The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged
and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and
the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community.

If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contactSantha Schuch,
Administrative Coordinator, the Urban Studies Program, at
sschuch@wooster.edu . Questions about the
position should be directed to Heather Fitz Gibbon, Chair of Urban
Studies, at hfitzgibbon@wooster.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and
sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The
College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and
minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these
groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of
employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed,
religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation.
The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification
of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by
the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a
drug-free workplace.

Heather M. Fitz Gibbon
Professor of Sociology
Chair, Urban Studies Program

For appointments, go to hfitzgibbon.youcanbook.me

        Date: 2019-09-13 05:12:21+00:00
        From: Christen, Kimberly 
        Subject: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Data Visualization @WSU


The Digital Technology and Culture program at Washington State
University in Pullman invites applications for an Assistant Professor,
Data Visualization starting August 2020. Ideal candidates would have a
research focus and/or creative production in one or more of the
following broadly interpreted areas: visualization, visual analytics,
visual arts, and data-driven storytelling with an emphasis on ethical,
social and cultural considerations including the application of
computational methods to humanistic, artistic, and social scientific
research questions, programming, data analysis and creative productions
such as exhibitions or digital collections. We are especially interested
in candidates using data visualization and computational methods
creatively and collaboratively to address significant cultural, social,
political, and economic challenges faced by underrepresented populations
on a national and/or global scale. This includes, but is not limited
to, Indigenous, Native American, and First Nations communities, the
African diaspora, Latin(x) populations, and LGBTQia+ groups. This is a
permanent, tenure-track, nine month, appointment. Tenure home will be
within the College of Arts and Sciences, the unit will be negotiable,
depending on applicants area of emphasis. Salary is commensurate with
qualifications and experience, and benefits are competitive.

As an Assistant Professor the successful applicant is expected to teach
undergraduate courses in the DTC Program with an emphasis on creative
and critical data visualization; aid in the management and development
of lab spaces; be an active part of the DTC core faculty; engage in
creative production and/or conduct scholarly research leading to
publications in areas of expertise; and support current and emerging
research, teaching, and creative activities in digital research on
campus and within the region. Candidates teaching, research, and/or
creative production will emphasize data visualization, analysis, and
storytelling with data in a global social/cultural context.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

  1. MFA, MDe, MAD, MGraph, or Ph.D. in Information Sciences, Data
     Analytics, Informatics, Information Design, Interactive Media,
     Visualization, Interdisciplinary Humanities, Digital Humanities,
     Sociology or related area by time of appointment;
  2. Evidence of successful classroom and individual instruction;
  3. Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor
     students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic
  4. Evidence of a productive research program or creative production
     appropriate to projected rank and responsibilities.

Applicants should apply online through WSU Human Resources
(https://www.wsujobs.com) and be prepared to upload:

  1. A cover letter addressing research, teaching, and administrative
     qualifications and interests including links to relevant portfolios
     or projects;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Names and contact information of three (3) professional references
     able to provide a letter addressing qualifications relative to this
     position (submit under References during the application process).
     References will not be contacted without first informing the candidate.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue
until the position is filled. Direct inquiries via email to Dr. Kim
Christen (kachristen@wsu.edu ), Program Director.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly
policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE
Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
educator and employer.


Dr. Kimberly Christen
Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation
Professor and Director, Digital Technology and Culture Program
Washington State University

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