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Date:         Sat, 6 Sep 2008 19:13:41 +0100
From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.195 jobs at Queensland and Alberta, fellowship at UCLA
To: humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 195.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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   [1]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                           69)
         Subject: Professorship in e-History

   [2]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                          (33)
         Subject: RE: UCLA Fellowship posting for Humanist

   [3]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                          (62)
         Subject: tenure-track STS job (U of Alberta)

         Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 19:03:27 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: Professorship in e-History

[Posted on behalf of David Pritchard, University of Queensland. Please
excuse cross-posting]

Professor of e-History
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
The University of Queensland

An outstanding leader in History and e-History, and an energetic,
innovative leader in e-Humanities, interested in building research and
teaching synergies across the University.

The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics is a dynamic
team with a reputation for innovative approaches to teaching and
research excellence. The School is the second largest in the Faculty
of Arts, with thirty-six academic staff who are widely published
internationally and have extensive research backgrounds. The School,
regarded as a leader in humanities teaching and research in Australia,
and the largest cohort of undergraduates and postgraduates, research
income and publication output in the Faculty.

The role The School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics is
seeking an outstanding appointee to provide academic leadership in
History and internationally-recognized expertise in e-History and
related aspects of e-Humanities. This is a new initiative created to
give the study of History at UQ across several faculties and a number
of schools and centres a point of convergence and a unique difference
through a major e-History and e-Humanities project. The appointee
would work with researchers on new methods and ways of accessing,
assembling and analyzing historical information through electronic

The appointee will be expected to develop the national and
international standing of the School, the Faculty and UQ for
leadership in e-History and e-Humanities, including government and
industry partnerships and other forms of external recognition,
collaboration, and funding. The appointment will be 50% in teaching
and research within the School and 50% in e-History and e-Humanities
projects. The appointee will report jointly to the Head of the School
and the Executive Dean of Arts, and be involved in an e-Humanities
management committee drawn from leaders in relevant projects and
programs already existing across U

The successful candidate should hold a PhD in History or in digital
Humanities and have an outstanding record of academic leadership,
teaching at all levels, research, and research supervision. The
candidate should have expertise in one of the established fields in
the History Discipline, and the ability to create links to other
disciplines within the School would be an advantage. Proven success in
obtaining external funding is essential.

Remuneration The remuneration package will be $129,654 p.a., plus
employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be
$151,696 p.a.). This is a full-time, continuing appointment at
Academic Level E.

Contact Obtain the position description and selection criteria online.
To discuss the role contact Head of School, Professor Clive Moore,
telephone (07) 3365 2154 or email Send applications
to the Human Resources Consultant, Faculty of Arts, The University of
Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, AUSTRALIA 4072, or email

Applications close 13 October 2008.

Dr David Pritchard
Cultural History Project
Centre for the History of European Discourses
Discipline of Classics and Ancient History
School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
Faculty of Arts
University of Queensland
QLD 4072
Telephone: +61 7 3365 3338
Fax: +61 7 3365 1968

         Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 19:05:41 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: RE: UCLA Fellowship posting for Humanist

UCLA - Postdoctoral Fellowship for the W.M. Keck Foundation
Undergraduate Program in Digital Cultural Mapping

The Division of Humanities at the University of California, Los Angeles,
will appoint one Postdoctoral Fellow for the W.M. Keck Foundation
Undergraduate Program in Digital Cultural Mapping for a one-year term
beginning in the Fall of 2008, with the intent of extending the
appointment for up to two additional years. The Fellow must have earned
a doctoral degree no earlier than June 2003 and no later than June 2008.
The postdoctoral appointment provides $50,000 per annum as combined
fellowship and instructional pay prior to tax withholding, as well as
standard fringe benefits, a one-time moving allowance of up to $1,500
and a research budget of $1,000. The main task of the Postdoctoral
Fellow will be to coordinate and teach in the W.M. Keck Undergraduate
Program of Digital Cultural Mapping.  The postdoctoral fellow will be
appointed in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the
home department of the principal investigator of the Keck Foundation
grant. Applicants should have demonstrable excellent communication and
organizational skills, an ability to work independently and prioritize
assignments, have experience working in a team and developing digital
educational materials. Candidates with experience in grant/report
writing, proposal preparation, and the use of Geographic Information
Systems are preferred.  For more information, please visit:

Applicants should send an application letter and a CV, as well as three
names of persons who are willing to provide recommendations, by
September 30, 2008 to: Kathryn Roberts,   Assistant to the Dean of the
Humanities at UCLA is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially
encouraged to apply.

> /Kathryn Roberts/
> /Assistant to the Dean of Humanities/
> /UCLA// College// /
> /2300 Murphy Hall/
> /(310)825-1894/

         Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2008 19:07:06 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: tenure-track STS job (U of Alberta)

Office of Interdisciplinary Studies - Science, Technology and Society
Assistant Professor
Closing date: 01 October 2008

The Science, Technology and Society Program at the University of
Alberta invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track position
as Assistant Professor. To fill this position, we are looking for a
candidate in any area of the social study of science and/or technology
whose research and teaching interests will enable a joint appointment
to be made in the Science, Technology and Society Program and one of
the following departments: the Department of Sociology, the Department
of Anthropology or the Department of Political Science. Qualified
candidates should hold a doctoral degree, or be close to completion,
and demonstrate outstanding potential for a research and teaching
career. Preference will be given to candidates whose research and
teaching interests complement those of existing faculty members.
Responsibilities will include teaching in both undergraduate and
graduate student programs and maintaining an active research program.

The Science, Technology and Society Program is one of a group of
recently established interdisciplinary programs based in the Office of
Interdisciplinary Studies in the Faculty of Arts at the University of

Established in 1908 as a board-governed, public institution, the
University of Alberta has earned the reputation of being one of the
best universities in Canada based on our strengths in teaching,
research, and services. The University of Alberta serves over 36,000
students in more than 200 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate
programs ( The Faculty of Arts is the oldest and
most diverse faculty on campus, and one of the largest research and
teaching centres in western Canada ( The
University=C2=92s main campus is located in Edmonton, the vibrant,
cosmopolitan capital of the province of Alberta. The Edmonton
metropolitan area is the sixth largest in the country with a
population of approximately one million ( Edmonton is
located only a few hours drive from Banff and Jasper National Parks,
which offer skiing in winter and excellent hiking and sightseeing in

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries
concerning this position may be directed to the Director of the
Science, Technology and Society Program, Professor Robert Smith, at .

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a letter describing their
areas of research interest, samples of publications, and, if
available, a teaching dossier and evaluations of teaching performance

Professor Robert Smith
Director, STS Program
Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
1-17 Humanities Building
University of Alberta
Alberta  T6G 2E5

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be
sent to Professor Smith.

Closing date: October 1, 2008. The effective date of employment will
be July 1, 2009.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit.  We are
committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome
diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men,
including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities,
and Aboriginal persons.

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