Professor of Critical Digital Practice

London (Greater)
Professorial grade £69,000 and £92,000 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance
30 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Mar 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities
Contract Type
Full Time

The post holder will have a strong background as a critical practitioner in a field of the digital humanities, broadly defined. They will deliver world-leading research, including, where appropriate, practice-ed research, research-informed teaching, and research mentoring and supervision.  Applicants will be able to demonstrate an international profile with an excellent publication record commensurate with their expertise, and a track record of achieving grant funding. The post holder will build and expand upon the Department’s research, extending into new directions and significant emergent areas.

They will be expected to provide inspiring and innovative teaching and research grounded in a field of critical digital practice, such as coding, visualization, design or creative methods. They will offer teaching across the Department’s existing range of options, and create new modules of broad interest at both BA and MA level. They will seek out new and emerging student markets and contribute to the development of new programmes to meet student demand, including distance learning.  They will also contribute significantly to the Department and College’s vision for practice-led PhD supervision.

Applications from all areas of the digital humanities and culture will be considered but we particularly welcome applications from candidates whose research provokes new thinking and crosses disciplinary and domain boundaries, and which engages with practice-based research.  The post holder will join a vibrant and energetic research community in which the Faculty is investing heavily. 

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract

This is a full-time post.

The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, a presentation.

Dr Stuart Dunn,, Head of Department

To apply, please register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.