Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 121.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 15:30:10 +0100
From: Ray Siemens <email@example.com>
Subject: Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Digital Humanities
Brock University seeks applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier
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:
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.
English, Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, Canada. V9R 5S5.
Office: 335/120. Phone: (250)753-3245, x2046. Fax: (250) 740-6459.
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