Advanced Assistant or Early Associate in Digital Humanities

The Duke University English Department invites nominations and applications for a chaired tenure track or tenured position in Digital Humanities at the rank of advanced assistant or associate professor. The department seeks specialists working in any region or period, and we are especially interested in expertise in computational methods of literary analysis and cultural analytics. Candidates should be able to engage data-driven methods from the standpoint of critic and practitioner. Those involved in data justice projects are especially encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a PhD in English literature, comparative literature, or a related discipline, be published researchers, superb writers, and dynamic communicators across disciplines. They will also be imaginative, effective teachers committed to training undergraduate and graduate students in traditional classroom environments and in collaborative project teams. Applicants at the associate level must be no more than 4 years out from promotion to the rank of associate professor at the time of application. Applicants at the assistant level must have Ph.D. in hand at the time of application.

The position begins July 1, 2023. To apply, please submit through Academic Jobs Online a curriculum vitae; letter of application; 3 letters of reference, and a writing sample of no more than 8000 words. The application address is:

The search committee welcomes letters of nomination for potential candidates. We ask that all nominations be sent to using "Digital Humanities" as the subject line.

The committee will begin its deliberations on January 3, 2023. Applications received by that date will be guaranteed full consideration.  Duke University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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