Lecturer in Digital Humanities

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: H (£35550-41212)
14 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Humanities and Social Science is seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed lecturer in Digital Humanities, to support the promotion and development of digital activity across the school. The post involves teaching at under- and post-graduate level, contributing to module and course development, research, and community engagement activity. You will have a strong academic background in a relevant humanities discipline, including experience of developing digital humanities teaching materials, and demonstrable expertise in working with digital sources and methods of digital enquiry. You will be committed to collaborative work with colleagues across a wide range of humanities subjects from the School. Educated to degree level and holding a PhD (or near completion) in relevant areas, you will have the ability to undertake research/knowledge transfer and excellent presentation and communication skills.

Experience of working on projects with community partners would be advantageous. The post is a new, developmental position for two years.
The School of Humanities and Social Science is multi- and inter-disciplinary, including a broad range of academic subjects. It is committed to widening participation, community engagement, and has a strong research profile. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community, to enhance and expand the development of digital humanities within the School.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston (with occasional visits to campuses in Burnley and Whitehaven).

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: School of Humanities and Social Science
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 2 years
Interview Date: To be confirmed