The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.0402  Friday, 5 October 2012


From:        Jim Harner <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         October 4, 2012 4:25:57 PM EDT

Subject:     Shakespeare Position Announcement


Associate Professor in Digital Shakespeare Studies


The Department of English at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured position at the associate professor rank in Digital Shakespeare Studies to begin in the Fall of 2013.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and a substantial scholarly record in both Shakespeare Studies and Digital Humanities as well as ongoing research initiatives in these areas.  The successful candidate will teach a 2/2 load, including undergraduate and graduate courses in Shakespeare as well as a range of courses in early modern literature and Digital Humanities.  The DH courses will contribute to the offerings of the Digital Humanities Certificate.  The successful candidate will also assume the role of Executive Editor of Early Modern Digital Projects at the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC), including the World Shakespeare Bibliography, Digital Donne, eMOP (the early modern OCR project), and the digital Cervantes and Quixote Iconography projects.  The IDHMC, in collaboration with the Visualization Department (the only one in the country) and Computer Science, is developing sophisticated data analysis and visualization capacities to work with one of the largest digitized collections of early modern texts – 45 million page images.


Applicants should submit as PDFs a letter of application specifying how the applicant’s work advances research and teaching in Shakespeare Studies and Digital Humanities, together with a CV, by e-mail to Robert Griffin (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Applicants should also have 3 letters of recommendation sent to Professor Griffin.  We will begin reviewing applications on November 12, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.  Interviews will be held at the MLA.


Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. Texas A&M is an AA/EEO employer, committed to diversity, and responds to the needs of dual-career couples.  Visit the English Department and IDHMC websites at: http://www-english.tamu.edu/ and http://idhmc.tamu.edu.


James L. Harner

Samuel Rhea Gammon Professor of Liberal Arts

Editor, World Shakespeare Bibliography

Department of English

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843-4227

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