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Humanist Archives: March 11, 2023, 6:54 a.m. Humanist 36.432 - lectureship (part-time, Tufts)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 432.
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        Date: 2023-03-10 19:20:36+00:00
        From: Crane, Gregory <Gregory.Crane@TUFTS.EDU>
        Subject: Part-time Lecturer for Geospatial Humanities at Tufts University

Dear List,

Tufts is slowly building up its DH courses. The dean just funded a new
course on Geospatial Humanities and I am very excited to share this.

Part-time Lecturer for Geospatial Humanities (non-tenure track)

The Department of Classical Studies at Tufts University is seeking
applicants for a part-time Lectureship to teach an
undergraduate/graduate level Introduction to Geospatial Humanities
course fall 2023. A sample syllabus for how the course could be taught
is available upon request.

Introduction to Geospatial Humanities introduces students to the
foundation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) theory, methods, and
technology for applications in the humanities in past and present
settings. Topics include GIS data creation and data structures, geodesy,
spatial analysis, and cartographic visualization. Assignments
concentrate on applying concepts covered in lectures and exercises and
include a final project that applies GIS to each student’s field of


Candidates should have an MA or PhD in GIS, geography, or related field.
Candidates must show evidence of successful teaching in GIS or closely
related areas. Priority will be given to candidates that focus on
humanities applications or historical geography. The successful
candidate will have the ability to work with traditionally
underrepresented students, including students of color, and advance in
their teaching Tufts University’s commitment to diversity, equity, and

       Application Instructions

Applicants should apply via Interfolio
( Please submit a cover letter,
CV, teaching evidence (syllabus, course evaluations, etc.) and contact
information for three references. Tufts University is committed to
enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in our community.
Therefore, the cover letter should include a discussion of specific
experiences or plans describing the candidate’s approach to diversity,
equity, and inclusion in their teaching and research. The file names of
all uploaded documents should begin with the candidate’s surname.

The department will commence its initial screening of applications
immediately. We will interview select candidates via Zoom.  The
advertising and search process will remain active until the position is
filled. Please direct any inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Prof.
Greg Crane, For more information about the
department, please visit our website

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