Assistant or Associate Professor in Digital Humanities

The School of Humanities at the University of Southern Mississippi invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professorship in Digital Humanities. Area of specialization is open, but only candidates who are demonstrated digital scholars with expertise in fields taught in School of Humanities (SoH) programs — English, History, Philosophy, and Religion — will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for major grants to support their work and DH programming in the SoH, and serve in a consulting role for SoH faculty and students working in the Digital Humanities.  Financial support for the first summer is available.


For full consideration, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, names and email addresses of three individuals providing recommendations, teaching portfolio, a one-page statement outlining your experience and philosophy on running a digital humanities center, and an article/chapter length writing sample. All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. In addition, confidential letters of recommendations should be sent directly to Questions should be directed to: Dr. Matthew Casey, Director, School of Humanities, Email: Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2022 to ensure full (job #req3043 ). Complete applications must be received by December 15, 2022 to ensure full consideration. Position is contingent on funding. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. The University of Southern Mississippi is an AA/EO employer.

The most diverse public university in the state of Mississippi, the University of Southern Mississippi is a student-centered research university located in the “hub” city of Hattiesburg, only 90 miles away from historic sites in New Orleans, Jackson, Mobile, Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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