15.349 jobs at UCLA, Drury

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 349.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

       [1] From: John Lavagnino <John.Lavagnino@kcl.ac.uk> (57)
             Subject: Humanities-computing job at UCLA

       [2] From: Charles Ess <cmess@lib.drury.edu> (23)
             Subject: job opening - interdisciplinary studies

             Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 06:34:48 +0000
             From: John Lavagnino <John.Lavagnino@kcl.ac.uk>
             Subject: Humanities-computing job at UCLA

    Director, Center for Digital Humanities

    University of California, Los Angeles
    Center for Digital Humanities
    Kinsey Hall B71
    Los Angeles, CA 90095


    The University of California, Los Angeles invites
    applications/nominations for Director of the Center for Digital
    Humanities (CDH) to begin July 1, 2002 at the rank of Associate
    Professor or Professor. The Director of the Center reports directly to
    the Dean of Humanities. The Director will be appointed to an
    appropriate academic department in the Humanities and his or her
    appointment will be split 50% teaching and research and 50%
    administrative. The Director will provide both academic and
    administrative leadership for the Center and will be expected to take
    the lead on developing partnerships for research and teaching
    emphasizing technological innovation. The Director will also be
    expected to develop a network of national and international
    partnerships as a means for reaching the goals of the Center.

    i. The Center for Digital Humanities

    The Center is expected to become a national and international leader
    in the application of and interpretation of technology in the
    Humanities. As part of its mission, the Center seeks to advance the
    research, teaching and public service mission of the Humanities
    Division through the use of computing technology and new media. The
    Center coordinates and supports faculty research and teaching projects
    that employ these technologies. It helps focus such projects, locates
    personnel and funding, discovers partners both inside and outside the
    university, and manages the projects over time. In addition to project
    and course development, the Center is also responsible for E-campus,
    the instructional Web sites that offer on-line enhancements to the 600
    undergraduate courses offered each quarter by the Humanities
    Division. The Center also oversees the IT infrastructure for the

    ii. Qualifications of Director

    The successful candidate must currently be in a tenured or
    tenure-track position and have a record of research and teaching
    demonstrating national and international prominence in the application
    of digital technologies ina Humanities discipline. The candidate must
    have a clear vision as to the academic direction the Center should
    take. The candidate must also have demonstrated success in securing
    and administering extramural support (grants and
    contracts). Significant administrative experience (departmental chair
    or equivalent) is an advantage.

    iii. Applications

    Applications should include a cover letter, vita, statement of
    research & teaching interests, and selected publications. Applicants
    should also arrange for at least 3 letters of recommendation to be
    sent. The address for applications is: Professor Timothy
    R. Tangherlini, Chair, Center for Digital Humanities Search Committee,
    Center for Digital Humanities, Kinsey Hall B71, UCLA, 405 Hilgard
    Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095-1499.

    Review of Applications will begin December 3, 2001 and continue until
    position is filled.

    Position subject to final budgetary approval. UCLA is an Equal
    Opportunity Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to

             Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 06:35:13 +0000
             From: Charles Ess <cmess@lib.drury.edu>
             Subject: job opening - interdisciplinary studies

    The following position will be advertised in the States in the Chronicle of
    Higher Education. Please forward and cross-post as appropriate.

    Thanks in advance -

    Interdisciplinary Studies: Tenure-track appointment as assistant professor
    to teach in an integrated, interdisciplinary core program. Ph.D. or A.B.D.,
    teaching experience, especially in interdisciplinary programs, desired.
    Discipline of Ph.D. open. Salary competitive. The core program constitutes a
    global studies minor and is characterized by an integrated approach to
    writing and oral communication skills, critical thinking values analysis,
    scientific and mathematical literacy, creativity, and cultural analysis.
    Please see <http://www.drury.edu/academics/undergrad/gp21/core.cfm> for more
    information on the Global Perspectives Program. Application materials should
    include three letters of recommendation and evidence of teaching ability
    (student evaluations, etc.), as well as description of interdisciplinary
    research interests.
    Screening will begin November 16, 2001, and will continue until position is
    filled. Send letter of interest and resume to Dr. Charles Ess, Director,
    Interdisciplinary Studies Center, Drury University, 900 North Benton Avenue,
    Springfield, MO 65802. E-mail applications accepted:.please send to
    <dzeigler@drury.edu> (Diane Ziegler, Academic Administrative Assistant,
    ISC). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Drury University is an
    Equal Opportunity Employer.

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