Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 246. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org  From: Heather Fitz Gibbon
Subject: rDH position in Spatial (In)justices (80)  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 All, 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: https://apply.interfolio.com/68424. If questions arise, please dont hesitate to contact me for more info. Thanks! Heather ----- 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 email@example.com . Questions about the position should be directed to Heather Fitz Gibbon, Chair of Urban Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 (330)263-2371 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 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR--DATA VISUALIZATION https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/47305 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 backgrounds; 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 (email@example.com ), 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. Contact: Dr. Kimberly Christen Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation Professor and Director, Digital Technology and Culture Program Washington State University 509.335.4177 _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: firstname.lastname@example.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
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