17.378 tenure-track job at Arizona State

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 378.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

             Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2003 06:49:11 +0000
             From: Elizabeth Horan <ELIZABETH.HORAN@asu.edu>
             Subject: job opening asst prof

    Deadline for applications is 26 Nov. 2003. Salary is competitive.

    Assistant Professor, Information Literacy
    Department of English
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, Arizona

    Assistant Professor. Tenure track. Primary Specialization in Information
    Technology and Information Literacy. Initial teaching load is 2/2 for
    tenure track faculty with a significant research agenda, with opportunities
    to teach and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
    Opportunities for reduced teaching loads will be based on strong enrollment
    in IT workshops. Duties include: teaching courses that integrate technology
    and information literacy skills in an English related field; assisting
    English Department faculty and graduate students in designing and
    implementing technological components in linguistics, rhetoric, writing,
    literature, TESL, and culture courses; making connections in research
    between information literacy and broader cultural concepts; being able to
    communicate across different disciplines. In addition to disciplinary
    expertise, employ expertise in information literacy and information
    technology. Contribute to the implementation of college-wide curricular
    initiatives dedicated to achieving information technology and information
    literacy for all undergraduate college students. Faculty recruited for this
    initiative will help provide leadership for the English Department to
    restructure degree programs and existing courses as well as to develop new
    courses to achieve the goals and competencies of this initiative. The
    English Department at ASU consists of 57 tenure track faculty, 13
    lecturers, 16 instructors, 50 faculty associates, 296 graduate students,
    and 585 undergraduate majors.

    Required qualifications: Ph.D in English or related field. Strong
    background in the humanities or social sciences with demonstrated
    experience in designing and implementing technological components in
    English related classes. Evidence of a strong research commitment
    integrating information literacy and technology with broader humanites

    Desired: Two or more of: (a) web resource development, (b) data base design
    and administration, (c) corpus linguistics' work, (d) textual data mining.

    Application deadline: 26 Nov 2003, and each month thereafter until the
    position is filled.

    Send a letter of application stating qualifications, experience, and
    research plans and teaching interests; a complete curriculum vita, graduate
    school transcripts, 3 letters of reference, and samples of research and
    writing (3 selected scholarly papers, book chapters, or web pages). Send
    to: Chair, Information Technology/Information Literacy Search Committee,
    Department of English, Arizona State University, P.O. Box 870302, Tempe, AZ

    Elizabeth Horan, Professor
    Department Chair, English
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Arizona State University
    Tempe AZ 85287-0302

    (480) 965-3535
    (480) 965-8439 (voice)

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