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Humanist Archives: Dec. 16, 2022, 7:44 a.m. Humanist 36.305 - sabbatical replacement (Bowdoin)

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        Date: 2022-12-15 12:05:33+00:00
        From: Crystal Hall <>
        Subject: Visiting Position (Bowdoin College)

Dear colleagues,
Thank you for your patience with the multiple posts you might see about this
2-year visiting position with Digital and Computational
Studies <> at Bowdoin
College. Although this is a sabbatical replacement for two digital humanists, we
invite applications from scholars across the arts, humanities, and physical and
social sciences, who create or critique digital or computational artifacts. We
will start our review of applications on January 15, 2023. More information
follows my signature.

Thank you,

Crystal Hall (she/her)
Director, Digital and Computational Studies<
Associate Professor of Digital Humanities
Affiliated faculty, Italian Studies
Bowdoin College
8200 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011<>

The Digital & Computational Studies Program (DCS) at Bowdoin College invites
applications for a full-time, visiting assistant professor position in digital
humanities, new media arts or studies, computational social sciences, or
computational physical sciences to begin July 1, 2023; this position is intended
as a 2-year position, contingent upon successful review after an initial one-
year appointment. PhD required by the time of appointment. We are especially
interested in applicants whose research or artistic practices focus on the
critique or creation of digital or computational technologies from a liberal
arts perspective. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester.
Topics for these courses include, but are not limited to a methods course that
explores application of a certain technology (i.e. AI, text analysis, data
visualization, physical computing, etc.) and an advanced seminar in the
candidate’s area of specialization. For more information about DCS, please visit
our program website:

Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate
liberal arts education and to inclusive excellence in undergraduate teaching.
For a description of inclusive excellence, please consult the following
resource: Williams, et. al., Toward a Model of Inclusive Excellence<https://www.
d_Change_in_Post-Secondary_Institutions>.  Bowdoin is a learning community that
warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from
candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student
population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s
multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage people from historically
excluded groups to apply. Bowdoin College offers opportunities for professional
development including robust programming and resources for establishing and
enhancing mentoring networks. The College also offers support for teaching,
publication, digital initiatives, computing software, conference travel support,
and community partnerships in courses. Accessibility during the application and
interview stages, as well as once employed, is a priority of the College:

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit<> to submit: 1) a cover
letter; 2) a cv; 3) 1-2 page teaching statement indicating how your teaching,
scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and
inclusion; 4) 1-2 page research statement; 5) the names and contact information
for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation.
Letter writers will be automatically contacted upon submission of your
application. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023 and continue
until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational,
residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located on the Maine coast and
2 hours north of Boston, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and
year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of
its faculty and students, intimate size, strong sense of community, and
commitment to diversity (40% students of color, 7% international students and
approximately 17% first generation college students). Bowdoin College complies
with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful
discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or
extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic
predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical
or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally
protected statuses. For further information about the College and our
department, please visit our website:

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