LINGUIST List 29.3939
Thu Oct 11 2018
English; Computational Linguistics; Digital Humanities: Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
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English; Computational Linguistics; Digital Humanities:
Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, USA E-mail this message to a friend
University or Organization:
Rochester Institute of Technology
Department: Department of English
Job Location: New York,
Web Address: https://www.rit.edu/cla/english/
Job Title: Instructional Faculty - English - Tenure Track
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Digital Humanities
Required Language(s): English (eng)
College of Liberal Arts
(Tenure Status): Tenure-Track
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2019
The Department of English offers a wide range of courses, with a disciplinary focus on
our four field areas: Creative Writing, Digital Literatures & Comparative Media, English, and Language
Science. Across disciplines, we enjoy close partnerships with Digital Humanities & Social Sciences,
Interactive Games and Media, Art and Design, and Computer Science. Our faculty teach courses in fantasy
and speculative fiction, language science or natural language processing, and offerings in literary
texts, digital artifacts, and emerging media. The English Department also hosts the Center for Engaged
Storycraft (CES), an interdisciplinary center that engages scholars, communities, and students in
practices of story, story-based analytics, and technical craft.
Detailed Job Description:
Department of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis on digital humanities, beginning in August
2019. The candidate must have a PhD in English or a related field in hand by the time of appointment.
The candidate must have achieved specialization in any method of digital humanities research, broadly
conceived. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute on a regular basis to
multi-disciplinary programs. Applicants should demonstrate technical/computational expertise in their
area of specialization.
Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate
level and have an active scholarly profile, with knowledge of one or more programming languages.
Qualified candidates will show success with critical and creative digital humanities activity.
Candidates should also demonstrate a clear plan for pursuing sponsored research. We are especially
interested in qualified candidates who will exhibit the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the
college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
successful applicant will be expected to teach introductory courses in the Department of English, core
courses in RIT's Digital Humanities and Social Sciences program, and upper-division English courses in
the applicant's area(s) of expertise. Courses offered range from Literature, Culture, and Media, Text
and Code, Literary Geographies, Games and Literature, Media Adaptation, and Literature and Technology.
Our DHSS curriculum includes courses in culture, ethics, media archeology, multimodal writing and
emphasizes projects, capstones, and internships or co-ops. Teaching load will be 2/3.
seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to
student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity
and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's
core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
How To Apply
Apply online at the
application link provided below. Keyword Search: 4105BR
Application Deadline: (Open until
Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/1307614
Page Updated: 12-Oct-2018