Job Posting: Research Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities

The University of South Carolina College of Arts & Sciences seeks to appoint a specialist in Digital Humanities to support collaborative research and develop infrastructure for a proposed Center for Digital Humanities at South Carolina. Candidates should have a PhD in a humanities discipline, along with a strong background in computational research methodologies. Important skills for the position include an imaginative approach to collaborative research, efficient project management, strong grant-writing abilities, the ability to build coalitions and work cooperatively with a variety of partners, and the ability to communicate effectively with specialists in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science.

Nine-month salary $50,000 with benefits; summer salary to be supported by funded projects. Based on performance the position is annually renewable. Send letter and resume by February 15, 2010 to David Lee Miller, Director, Digital Humanities Initiative, Department of English, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC 29208.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.