UT Dallas Emerging Media and Communication EMAC Program – The University of Texas at Dallas – EMAC Blog

by Jessica C. Murphy

[That’s right, this has nothing to do with early modern women, but just in case you are also a DH person . . .]

The University of Texas at Dallas seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellow in Digital Humanities in support of its research programs in Arts and Humanities, including but not limited to digital content design and development, game design, translation studies, and the cultural impact of developments in science and technology. The fellow will be affiliated with the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology.The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in a humanities-related field, have a commitment to working in an interdisciplinary humanities environment, be familiar with the most recent work in the Digital Humanities, and have strong grant writing skills and a basic understanding of project management. The appointment will begin either January 2010 or June 2010, and last through August 2011.

The primary responsibility of the fellow will be in helping faculty to organize and improve existing projects as well as develop future research. While expertise in a particular coding or scripting language PHP, Ruby on Rails, CSS, XML, SQL databases is not a prerequisite, basic literacy and familiarity with these tools is necessary.Curriculum vitae; a letter of application with a summary of research history, research interests, descriptions of educational background andteaching experience, and links to relevant projects; and at least three letters of reference should be submitted via the online application form.

Please contact David Parry dparry@utdallas.edu or Jessica C. Murphy jessica.c.murphy@utdallas.edu with questions.Please see the website for full job posting and application instructions.The School of Arts and Humanities at University of Texas at Dallas.

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