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Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities (tenure-track)

University of Notre Dame English Department
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Sep 25, 2020
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The Department of English at the  University of Notre Dame invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the digital humanities. We prefer to appoint an assistant professor, although for exceptional candidates we will consider appointments at the tenured associate or full professor level.  We are looking for a literary scholar with demonstrated expertise in an aspect of digital humanities broadly construed, potentially including any of the following methods or approaches: history of text technologies / media archaeologies; critical digital studies; emerging media forms; cultural analytics/computational methods for interpretation; scholarly public engagement. We are eager to consider scholars whose work expands the archive by considering the experience of under-represented communities or literary traditions of the Global South, although other historical and generic areas of focus are welcome. This position is affiliated with Notre Dame’s new Institute for Data and Society and is part of a significant cross-disciplinary University-wide hiring initiative. 

Application Instructions

To apply, we ask candidates to submit only the following through Interfolio (

Application letter current cv Informal inquiries and nominations should be directed to: Professor Elliott Visconsi, Chair of the Search Committee at

Applications must be received by Monday October 26, 2020 for full consideration. We expect to conduct all interviews via Zoom. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials later in the review process, including a writing sample (or equivalent access to works of digital scholarship) and a dossier of references (or for senior candidates, the names of referees). Please do not send any additional materials unless requested.  Finalists will be invited to visit campus for departmental interviews, contingent upon public health and applicable University policies.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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