17.121 job in digital humanities at Brock (Canada)

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 121.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 15:30:10 +0100
             From: Ray Siemens <siemensr@mala.bc.ca>
             Subject: Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Digital Humanities

    Brock University seeks applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier
    II) in:

    Digital Humanities: The Faculty of Humanities at Brock University
    invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Digital
    Humanities to begin July 1, 2004. The purpose of this Chair is to
    enhance awareness of Humanities Computing and potentially to deepen and
    broaden connections between Humanities/Fine Arts and the Sciences.
    Candidates will have an outstanding interdisciplinary research record
    connecting computing to one or more of the following fields: Classics,
    Archeology, Visual Arts, Dramatic Arts, Music, Applied Linguistics,
    History, Philosophy, or Language Studies and Literature. In keeping with
    Brock University's Strategic Research Plan, the successful applicant
    will be a pioneer in the area of computer-generated and technologically
    mediated research, whose work participates in creating new foundations
    for evaluating the impact of digital resources on teaching and research.
    Applicants should demonstrate an ability to design and deliver courses
    of interest to graduate and undergraduate students in one or more of the
    Humanities/Fine Arts disciplines and possibly some area of the Sciences.

    Brock University is committed to multidisciplinary research and
    encourages scholarship at the interface of disciplinary traditions. For
    Brock's Canada Research Chair priorities see:
    Appointments are expected to be at the Associate Professor level and
    commence January1or July 1, 2004. Applicants are emerging leaders in
    their field, have a strong (emerging) national and international
    scholarly presence, have an excellent teaching and graduate supervision
    record; have significant, programmatic, externally funded research, and
    a commitment to multidisciplinary and collaborative research. Candidates
    will have the opportunity for cross-appointments between departments and
    Faculties (Applied Health Sciences, Education, Social Sciences,
    Humanities). The positions come with the opportunity for funding through
    the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Hiring decisions will be
    made on the basis of demonstrated research excellence, teaching ability,
    potential for interaction with colleagues, and departmental and
    University needs. For information on Brock University's Strategic
    Research Plan, see:
    http://www.chairs.gc.ca/english/research/strategic/index.html. Submit
    curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and plans, statements
    of teaching interests and lists of potential referees to: Dr. Jack
    Martin Miller, Associate Vice-President Research and Dean of Graduate
    Studies, Brock University, 500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines, ON L2S
    3A. Fax: 905-684-2277. Applications for these competitions will be
    received and considered until a suitable candidate has been identified.
    Applicants or nominations from Canada and elsewhere are encouraged.
    Brock University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the
    principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage
    applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with
    disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

    R.G. Siemens
    English, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, Canada. V9R 5S5.
    Office: 335/120. Phone: (250)753-3245, x2046. Fax: (250) 740-6459.
    siemensr@mala.bc.ca http://purl.oclc.org/NET/R_G_Siemens.htm

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