The Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis on digital humanities, beginning in August 2019. The candidate must have a PhD in English or a related field in hand by the time of appointment. The candidate must have achieved specialization in any method of digital humanities research, broadly conceived. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute on a regular basis to multi-disciplinary programs. Applicants should demonstrate technical/computational expertise in their area of specialization.
Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and have an active scholarly profile, with knowledge of one or more programming languages. Qualified candidates will show success with critical and creative digital humanities activity. Candidates should also demonstrate a clear plan for pursuing sponsored research. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who will exhibit the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college?s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses in the Department of English, core courses in RIT?s Digital Humanities and Social Sciences program, and upper-division English courses in the applicant?s area(s) of expertise. Courses offered range from Literature, Culture, and Media, Text and Code, Literary Geographies, Games and Literature, Media Adaptation, and Literature and Technology. Our DHSS curriculum includes courses in culture, ethics, media archeology, multimodal writing and emphasizes projects, capstones, and internships or co-ops. Teaching load will be 2/3.
Rochester Institute of Technology
* PhD in English or related degree;
* Demonstrated ability to conduct research and create projects in digital humanities;
* Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate college courses;
* Demonstrated ability to supervise collaborative student projects;
* Demonstrate technical/computational expertise, with knowledge of programming language(s);
* Sustainable plan for grant attainment;
* Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college?s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Keyword Search: 4105BR
Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:
· A research statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
· A sample project, sample scholarly product, or writing sample (url acceptable)
· A brief teaching statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
· The names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references
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