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Humanist Archives: Sept. 30, 2021, 6:31 a.m. Humanist 35.269 - asst. professorships (Indiana; BYU)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 269.
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    [1]    From: Walsh, John Anthony <>
           Subject: Asst. Professor in Information and Library Science, Indiana University (74)

    [2]    From: Brian Croxall <>
           Subject: Job at BYU, Provo (US) (39)

        Date: 2021-09-29 18:22:52+00:00
        From: Walsh, John Anthony <>
        Subject: Asst. Professor in Information and Library Science, Indiana University

Indiana University
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Assistant Professor in Information and Library Science

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana
University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for a tenure track
assistant professor position to begin in August 2022 in the Department of
Information and Library Science (ILS). Faculty research areas in ILS include
data curation, social informatics, digital libraries, music informatics, digital
humanities, information retrieval, documentation, text mining, computer mediated
communication, digital libraries, and more. We are particularly interested in
hiring in the area of knowledge representation and/or archives. Applicants
should be familiar with social, cultural, and/or technical aspects of AI

The Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), formerly the School of
Library and Information Science, has a long, successful history, having
graduated over 8,000 students since it opened its doors in 1946. U.S. News &
World Report ranked the Bloomington Information and Library Science program
ninth nationally in its most recent rankings. Graduate degrees offered in the
Department are a Master of Information Science (MIS), a Master of Library
Science (MLS), and a Ph.D. in Information Science.

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is the first of its
kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission
is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and
integrating computing and information technologies.

Indiana University Bloomington is a major public research university with 1,700
faculty and 38,000 students. The beautiful campus hosts 110 research centers and
institutes, as well as a wide array of distinguished academic departments and
schools. IU is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking
facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. Located in
the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally
thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an
active lifestyle.

We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and
inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or
working with diverse student populations.  Duties will include research,
teaching both online and in person, and service.Follow-up on GED - Feedback to
ILS PhD students

Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for excellence in research and
teaching and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before
August 2022.

Applications received by December 1, 2021 will be assured full consideration;
however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Candidates should review application requirements, learn about IU, Luddy School,
and benefits, and apply online at:

Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Department Chair, Ron
Day (<>), or to the head of the search
committee and Graduate Program Director, Howard Rosenbaum

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a
provider of ADA Services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital
status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

| John A. Walsh
| Associate Professor, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering
| Adjunct Associate Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences
| Director, HathiTrust Research Center
| Technical Editor, Digital Humanities Quarterly
| Indiana University, 700 N Woodlawn Ave, Luddy Hall 2132, Bloomington, IN 47408
| Web: <> Voice: +1-812-856-0707

        Date: 2021-09-29 16:26:45+00:00
        From: Brian Croxall <>
        Subject: Job at BYU, Provo (US)

Dear colleagues,

Please share this job posting as seems fitting.

Announcement of Position Opening
Assistant Research Professor
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University

The Office of Digital Humanities is an interdisciplinary group of faculty that
a) teach classes in the Digital Humanities and Technology (DigHT) minor, b)
partner with faculty throughout the College of Humanities and beyond to create
and support digital humanities research projects, and c) conduct original
research in the digital humanities. To further support these goals, ODH seeks to
hire a full-time professional faculty member on a continuing faculty status
track, who can supplement our current strengths and fill weaknesses. We are
particularly interested in candidates with experience in user interface/user
experience (UI/UX) and design (either print or web-based) or those with
experience in data visualization, but are happy to receive applications from
candidates with experience in one or more of the following: computer-assisted
language learning (CALL), computational linguistics, digital humanities methods
and tools. We also welcome applications from candidates with other backgrounds
that they think may be relevant to our work. A terminal degree in a relevant
field is required before the start date in Summer 2022.

See job posting #101457 under Faculty Positions at For
first consideration, submit your application by 31 Oct 2021. Contact the search
committee chair Rob Reynolds
(<>) with questions.

BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the
university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to
qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church,
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Brian Croxall | Assistant Research Professor | Office of Digital Humanities |
Brigham Young University

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