Arts & Sciences Digital Transformation Hiring Initiative

Washington University in St. Louis seeks individuals who are outstanding scholars and educators for the following positions in Arts & Sciences. This is a large-scale hiring initiative aimed at bolstering capabilities in data analytics and digital technologies across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The appointments are expected to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. More information can be found here:


Washington University in St. Louis

Faculty of Arts & Sciences

St. Louis, Missouri


  • African and African-American Studies/Film and Media Studies: Black digital media studies
  • Anthropology: digital paleoanthropology
  • Chemistry: data analytics and chemical theory
  • Comp Lit/English/German/JIMES: digital literary studies or cultural analytics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences/Environmental Studies: geospatial Earth science
  • East Asian Languages and Cultures/Film and Media Studies: Chinese-language media cultures
  • Economics: applied economics
  • Linguistics/Classics: computational linguistics with preference for expertise in classical languages
  • Mathematics and Statistics: data sciences
  • Performing Arts: experimental digital performance
  • Physics: astrophysics and high energy physics
  • Political Science: comparative politics or international relations
  • Psychological & Brain Sciences: aging, cognitive science, or diversity science


Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.


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