NYUAD Digital Humanities Professor
New York University Abu Dhabi, Digital Humanities
United Arab Emirates

New York University: Abu Dhabi: Digital Humanities


NYUAD Digital Humanities Professor


Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

NYU Abu Dhabi is currently inviting applications for a full time open-rank tenure track multi-year position in Digital Humanities to begin teaching in Fall 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Areas of expertise in digital media and cyber culture should include social and other media, multimedia platforms, data preservation, development and program building, digital humanities tools and methods, quantitative, geospatial and qualitative data projects and digital publishing. The successful candidate will teach courses in these areas as well as work with faculty and students in the arts and humanities in developing and designing individual or group digital projects within a broad range of scholarly subjects The candidate will collaborate with the Library’s Center for Digital Scholarship on programming efforts and digital humanities community building initiatives at NYUAD and beyond. The candidate will be expected to run the Arts and Humanities Digital Knowledge Lab and to work with other research projects in the university relating to digitization. Knowledge of French and Arabic will be required.


We seek candidates with expertise in a range of industry-standard applications and languages, the ability to stay abreast of developments in these fast-changing areas, as well as the desire to work with specialists across the disciplines. The successful candidate will be able to offer evidence of successful collaborations of this kind with a view to developing new research initiatives in collaboration with faculty across the university, NYU NY Digital Humanities, the New York University global network, and in the UAE region.


Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research, evidence of teaching effectiveness (student feedback, etc.), two syllabi for courses and three letters of reference. If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.artsandhumanities.positions@nyu.edu.


About NYUAD:


New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems,  both local and global.


In its seventh year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.


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This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


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