Open date: October 10, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 10, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The English Department is seeking a candidate for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track position) in digital humanities. Candidates should be able to address DH theoretically, critically, or thematically and also be able to practice methods such as computational literary studies, cultural analytics, social media analysis, text encoding, text analysis, ontologies, corpus construction, GIS/mapping, code or software studies, and machine learning/artificial intelligence, while relating or applying any of the above to important areas of current or historical social, cultural, and literary concern. The ideal candidate’s range would be broad enough to overlap with colleagues in other historical, theoretical, and methodological fields, including those in our department’s distinctive research and teaching centers (see http://www.english.ucsb.edu/research). Candidates must be able to teach a range of English department courses.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
Applicants are expected to have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. in English (or a commensurable and appropriate field) except the dissertation (or equivalent) at the time of application.
Ph.D. dissertation in English (or a commensurable and appropriate field) must be completed at time of appointment.
Some teaching experience at the university level as evidenced in the CV. Evidence of some practical or applied research in the field of digital humanities. Evidence of participation in professional network(s) in the field of digital humanities as evidenced in publications, talks, conference presentations, or participation in online research forums or communities.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
Writing Sample - Writing sample: 20 pages maximum.
- 3 letters of reference required
Applicants must provide the names and contact information for 3 references and must request letters of reference within the application system in order to complete application requirements.
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