Lector/Lecturer in the Digital Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Yale University welcomes applications for up to two full-time non-tenure track lectors or lecturers in the Digital Humanities. One will be appointed in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese; applications for the second position may come from any humanities discipline and will be appointed in the appropriate humanities department in the FAS.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree at time of hire is preferred. The initial term of appointment is two years with the possibility of renewal for a third year. Multiyear renewal beyond three years is possible conditional upon a favorable review. The successful candidate(s) will teach an equivalent to three courses per semester, that would include: workshops in the Digital Humanities at both undergraduate and graduate level, and workshop-like support for students and faculty working in Digital Humanities projects. S


One of the successful candidate(s) will have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese, and English. Both will have teaching experience and research experience in the Digital Humanities. The successful candidate(s) will show a strong commitment to the three fundamental aspects of digital humanities: The architecture of humanistic forms of knowledge in digital environments, the use of algorithms to detect patterns in cultural corpora, and humanistic interventions in the public sphere using computation and network technologies.

Required application materials are: a letter of application; a current curriculum vitae; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; a statement on the candidate’s contribution to the Digital Humanities; three letters of recommendation, and university transcript(s).

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Review of applications will begin in August 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by August 1, 2021 to apply.interfolio.com/86804

For additional information, please email Jesús R. Velasco, Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, jesus.velasco@yale.edu.

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