Open Rank Professorship in Digital Humanities and Pre-Modern Studies
Location: Notre Dame, IN Open Date: Sep 19, 2019 Deadline:
Description:The College of Arts & Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a professor of digital humanities and pre-modern studies at any rank.
The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar in her or his field with a strong record of innovative research and teaching or, in the case of an appointment at the rank of assistant professor, a scholar with promise of excellence in research and teaching. The appointment will be made to the department in the College of Arts and Letters relevant to the successful candidate's research (Art History, Classics, English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy, Theology).
The University of Notre Dame was founded in November 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a French missionary order. It is located adjacent to South Bend, Indiana, the center of a metropolitan area with a population of more than 300,000. Chartered by the state of Indiana in 1844, the University was governed by the Holy Cross priests until 1967, when governance was transferred to a two-tiered, mixed board of lay and religious trustees and fellows. For more information about the University of Notre Dame, please visit nd.edu/about.
The College of Arts and Letters plays an integral role in Notre Dame's mission to serve as the world's preeminent Catholic research university. Established in 1842, the year Notre Dame was founded, Arts and Letters is the University's oldest college. We have more than 500 faculty, 3,000 undergraduates, and 1,100 graduate students. The College is also the liberal arts home for all Notre Dame students as they take core curriculum courses and electives in everything from theology and philosophy to economics and creative writing. For more information about the College of Arts & Letters, please visit al.nd.edu/about.
Ph.D. (or the equivalent) in the humanities and reputation of scholarly achievement sufficient for appointment in a relevant department in the College of Arts and Letters (Art History, Classics, English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy, Theology)
Well-established reputation in digital humanities scholarship, with a specialization in any discipline of ancient, medieval, or early modern European/Mediterranean studies
Successful record of external funding to support digital humanities research
The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in her or his department of appointment and participate in the growing community of digital humanities scholars at Notre Dame. Potential for collaboration with Notre Dames Medieval Institute and its faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate programs is especially desirable.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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