[open-humanities] Professorship and lectureships at King's College London

Blanke, Tobias tobias.blanke at kcl.ac.uk
Tue Feb 28 15:32:19 UTC 2017

Apologies for cross-posting

King’s College London is recruiting a Full Professor, Senior Lecturers and Lecturers in Digital Humanities.

(Lecturers are the UK equivalent of Assistant Professors and Senior Lecturers correspond to Associate Professors in the US system.)

Closing date: 29 March 2017

King’s College London is making a significant investment in the Department of Digital Humanities as part of an ambitious programme of growth and expansion in existing and emergent research areas and student numbers across its five MA programmes and the BA Digital Culture. We are seeking to recruit exceptional candidates to join the Department no later than 1st September, who can enthuse and inspire our students, conduct world-leading research, and contribute to the life and reputation of the Department through academic leadership and public engagement. The Department of Digital Humanities is an international leader in the research of digital theories and practices in the arts and humanities and related social sciences. King's College London has a long tradition of research in the Digital Humanities, going back to the early 1970s. King's is one of the few places in the world where students at all levels can pursue a wide range of inter-disciplinary study of the digital.

Professor (1 post) ­ Candidates will be scholars of international standing with an outstanding research profile and publications record, including experience of successful grant capture from high-quality funders, and be able to provide inspiring and innovative teaching and supervision for students. The successful applicant will provide leadership across the full range of the Department¹s activities, and be able to mentor and motivate staff at all levels. With a track record of successful partnerships, collaborations, and external networks, the post-holder will play a leading role in the strategic development and profile of the digital humanities at King’s and internationally.

Senior Lecturer (up to 3 posts) ­ Candidates will be scholars of international standing with a strong research and publication record and evidence of or potential for research income generation. The successful applicants will play a key role in leading work across the Department to enhance our research strengths, to develop new and emergent research areas, to innovate in teaching practice and pedagogy, and to contribute to our underpinning values of co-research and collaboration.

Lecturer posts (up to 4 posts) ­ Candidates will be on their way to becoming scholars of international standing with a research and
publication trajectory that illustrates this ambition. They will contribute to the further development of the Department¹s research strengths, provide high-quality teaching and supervision, and work collaboratively within the Department and beyond.

Further details at:
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