19.421 job: Director, Virginia Center for Digital History

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 07:27:52 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 421.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 07:16:17 +0000
         From: Bernard Frischer <bernard.frischer_at_gmail.com>
         Subject: Directorship of VCHD, U. of Virginia

DIRECTOR, Digital History
University of Virginia

Digital History/All Fields: The University of Virginia seeks
applications and nominations for a new Director of the Virginia
Center for Digital History to begin in August 2006. Tenure/tenure
track; rank and field of specialization open. Founded in 1998, VCDH
is an independent center in the College of Arts and Sciences charged
with creating new forms of historical scholarship and with performing
public outreach. Among others, the Center currently hosts projects
concerned with Jamestown, the U.S. Civil War, and the Civil Rights
movement. The new Director will lead professional staff and graduate
and undergraduate students in developing new approaches to historical
analysis made possible by digital technology. Future projects might
involve mapping and spatial imaging, archaeological data and cultural
artifacts, or the linking of verbal and visual sources. Preference
will be given to candidates who demonstrate significant scholarly
accomplishment in any field within history or in a related
discipline; creativity in exploring the ways in which digital
technology can open new modes of historical inquiry; an interest in
working with and leading others; a commitment to grant writing and
fund raising; and a commitment to teaching two courses per year in
his or her home department. Ph.D. required.

Please send a letter of interest, a c.v., and three letters of
recommendation to:
VCDH Search
Corcoran Department of History
Randall Hall, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4180

Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2005, and
will continue until the position is filled. For more about VCDH, see:

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity

Contact Info:
Prof. Paul Halliday, Chair
VCDH Search Committee
Corcoran Department of History
Randall Hall, University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4180
e-mail: <http://ph4p@virginia.edu/>ph4p@virginia.edu
   Website: <http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu/>http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu

Bernard Frischer, Director
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, USA 22904-4115
office tel. +1-434-924-4527
home tel. +1-434-971-1435
US cell: +1-310-266-6935
Italian cell: +39-349-473-6590
Rome tel.: +39-06-537-3951
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