We are seeking an assistant professor of digital humanities to join us in
the fall of 2017.
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The Department of Humanities <https://humansciences.iit.edu/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 graduate program in Technology and Humanities, which offers both M.S.
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 IllinoisTechDHsearch@gmail.com
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 <http://humansciences.iit.edu/> 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
<https://humansciences.iit.edu/humanities>, or contact the search committee
chair, Libby Hemphill, Ph.D., by email at email@example.com.
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