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Humanist Archives: Jan. 14, 2020, 8 a.m. Humanist 33.546 - lecturerships (Michigan & Bar-Ilan)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 546.
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    [1]    From: Anne Cong-Huyen 
           Subject: Lecturer III/Advisor in Digital Studies Position (109)

    [2]    From: Prof. David G. Schwartz 
           Subject: Tenure track position at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, in Information Systems and Data Analytics (54)

        Date: 2020-01-13 20:05:14+00:00
        From: Anne Cong-Huyen 
        Subject: Lecturer III/Advisor in Digital Studies Position

Dear friends,

The University of Michigan's Digital Studies Institute is hiring a
Lecturer III and Academic Advisor for its undergraduate program. The
initial appointment is for 2.5 years with opportunity for
re-appointment. Application closes on February 15th, 2020.

Application with pay information can be found here:

Description is copied below. Feel free to reach out if you have questions.

All best,



The Digital Studies Institute at the University of Michigan is a new
interdisciplinary initiative for scholars of the humanities and
qualitative social sciences who are experts on digital studies and
supports their research and teaching. We are the nation's first one-stop
shop for all things digital, including digital media studies, digital
humanities, digital pedagogy, digital art, aesthetic practice and
design, and critical thinking about our digital future. Digital Studies
is a big tent that has always included practitioners, critics,
theorists, and artists. We are also a national leader in the study of
digital media and race, gender, and identity. Please look at our website
-- www.lsa.umich.edu/digitalstudies -- to learn more.

The Digital Studies Institute is searching for a full-time lecturer
beginning in the Fall 2020 semester (September 1) to teach courses that
will substantially add to our undergraduate curriculum. In particular,
we are looking for classes in any of the following areas:
Race/Gender/Class & Digital Access, Video Games, Game Culture &
Industries, Apps and Mobile Media, Social Media, Digital Humanities,
and/or Digital Rhetoric. The lecturer should be prepared to contribute
to our introductory curriculum by regularly teaching a large course
(150-200 students).

The lecturer will teach five courses per year (3:2 load) and serve as
the primary academic advisor for students pursuing the minor in Digital
Studies. This is not a tenure-track position. The initial appointment
will be for two and a half years (five academic year semesters, through
Fall 2022). Criteria for renewal are classroom teaching, participation
in curriculum development and program activities, and advising quality;
with classroom teaching receiving the greatest weight.

The person in this position will teach five courses per year, developed
in consultation with the Associate Director of the Digital Studies
Institute. Other instructional responsibilities include overseeing any
course Graduate Student Instructor(s), if applicable; hold office hours
for students; do course planning and grading; and provide appropriate
syllabus and course materials electronically.

This lecturer will serve as the primary departmental advisor for the 100
undergraduate students minoring in digital studies; assisting them with
course planning, progress checks, study abroad credit exceptions and
other petitions, career/graduate school counseling, misconduct issues,
and senior audits. They will work with the curriculum committee to
identify needs for the digital studies program and make recommendations
for curricular/program innovation.

The lecturer will also work with the staff in the Digital Studies
Institute to plan events (guest speakers, alumni panels, discussions
about applying to graduate programs, etc.) geared towards our
undergraduate students minoring in Digital Studies and collaborate with
the LSA Opportunity Hub in helping Digital Studies students connect with
internship opportunities. This may involve bringing guest speakers to
come to campus (who might also speak in classes, if appropriate), alumni
panels, discussions about applying to health programs, etc.

Salary is expected to be $53,000 reflecting 100% effort for 9 months
(paid according to a University Year 12-month schedule).


Ph.D. in the humanities or social science with a focus on digital
culture Experience teaching courses on digital culture. The successful
candidate must have cutting edge and contemporary knowledge and
experience in research and teaching in the field.

       Application Instructions

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and
should be attached as the first page of your CV. The cover letter should
address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and
experience that directly relate to this position. Additional materials
for submission include: 2-3 sample syllabi, 3 letters of recommendation,
teaching statement and philosophy, and diversity statement.

Anne Cong-Huyen, PhD (she/her/hers)
Digital Scholarship Strategist
University of Michigan Library
205 Hatcher Graduate Library
Schedule a Consultation


        Date: 2020-01-12 13:46:39+00:00
        From: Prof. David G. Schwartz 
        Subject: Tenure track position at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, in Information Systems and Data Analytics

Bar-Ilan University
Graduate School of Business Administration
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer

Location: Israel / Ramat-Gan
Discipline:  Information Systems and Data Analytics
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time

The Graduate School of Business at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University is seeking
leading applicants for an academic position as a lecturer/senior lecturer
(assistant professor) in the Information Systems and Technologies group, in
the fields of Data Analytics, Fintech, Text/Data Mining, and Digital
Transformation. This position is budgeted and tenure track, starting in
October 2020.  The position includes teaching, research, student
supervision, and participation in the ongoing activities of the Graduate
School of Business Administration. A command of the Hebrew language is
required as primary teaching responsibilities are in Hebrew.

Bar-Ilan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment. The
position is available to any suitable applicant. Applicants must hold a PhD
in areas related to information systems, computer science, digitalization
studies, or fintech, and have the knowledge and tools required to conduct
quantitative research and teaching in Information Systems and related
business disciplines.  Applicants should be able to provide evidence of
their ability to conduct independent research, show proven ability in the
publication of papers in leading international academic platforms, as well
as outstanding teaching skills. The Graduate School of Business is
committed to research of the highest quality as well as to educating
tomorrow's business leaders and technology innovators.

To apply, please submit:
- A letter of application that includes a brief academic profile, future
research plans and possible teaching areas;
- CV including a list of publications, research grants, awards, and courses
- Names of three references (academic position and email).

Please send the material to Sari Cohen sari.cohen@biu.ac.il at the Graduate
School of Business with subject line: Applicant for Information Systems and
Technologies faculty position.



David G. Schwartz
Professor of Information Systems
Director, The Social Intelligence Lab
Chairman, PhD Program
School of Business
Bar-Ilan University, Israel

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