Illinois Institute of Technology seeks tenure-track assistant professor of digital humanities for Fall 2017

Dear colleagues,

We are seeking an assistant professor of digital humanities to join us in

the fall of 2017.

Please see the detailed ad here (and below):

Please share the announcement widely, and you can contact me with questions





The Department of Humanities <> at

Illinois Institute of Technology seeks a tenure-track assistant professor

of digital humanities for a Fall 2017 appointment. Our ideal candidate will

be a digital humanities scholar with disciplinary expertise in one of our

core areas: communication; history; linguistics; media studies; or science,

technology, and society.

Successful applicants will have completed a Ph.D. by August 2017 and

demonstrate evidence of potential for collaborative, interdisciplinary

research. Teaching responsibilities will include both undergraduate and

graduate instruction, especially in the undergraduate majors in Digital



and Communication


and graduate program in Technology and Humanities, which offers both M.S.


and Ph.D.



In addition to courses in their area of expertise, candidates should be

prepared to teach in at least one of the following areas:

  – Digital writing and editing

  – Game or web application design

  – Research methods

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing (1) letter of interest,

(2) C.V., (3) contact information for three references, and (4) a writing

and/or production sample to


Illinois Tech is a private, Ph.D.-granting research university in the

global city of Chicago. The Department of Humanities is part of the new Lewis

College of Human Sciences <> and is located on

the University’s 120-acre Mies (Main) Campus just south of downtown.

Illinois Tech pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America’s

third-largest city with the small feel of an undergraduate population of

just over 2,300 and total student population of just over 7,400.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative

Action/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to

enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It actively

seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities,

veterans and other underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will

receive equal consideration for employment.

We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared

them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the

confidence and experience to fully engage audiences in higher education

from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and continue until

the position is filled. For more information about the Humanities

Department, including graduate and undergraduate degree programs, see

<>, or contact the search committee

chair, Libby Hemphill, Ph.D., by email at


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