Professor in Digital Humanities

King's College London - Digital Humanities

The salary will be paid at Professorial Grade, starting from £64,979 per annum if at Professor level plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

The posts will be Indefinite

The posts are Full-time / 100% equivalent              

King’s College London is making a significant investment in the Department of Digital Humanities as part of an ambitious programme of growth and expansion in existing and emergent research areas and student numbers across its five MA programmes and the BA Digital Culture.  We are seeking to recruit exceptional candidates to join the Department no later than 1st September, who can enthuse and inspire our students, conduct world-leading research, and contribute to the life and reputation of the Department through academic leadership and public engagement.          

The appointment(s) could be made at any of the following levels:                

Professor – Candidates will be scholars of international standing with an outstanding research profile and publications record, including experience of successful grant capture from high-quality funders, and be able to provide inspiring and innovative teaching and supervision for students. The successful applicant will provide leadership across the full range of the Department’s activities, and be able to mentor and motivate staff at all levels.  With a track record of successful partnerships, collaborations, and external networks, the post-holder will play a leading role in the strategic development and profile of the digital humanities at King’s and internationally.

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Full details of the areas of expertise within Digital Humanities that we are recruiting for are available in the job packs.

We would particularly welcome applications from female and BME candidates.

Selection Process:

The selection process will include a teaching and a research presentation followed by a panel interview.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Sheila Anderson, on or 020 7848 1981

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

Applicants should indicate the grade (Professor) of post (or posts) that they wish to be considered for at the top of their personal statement, along with details of the subject area(s) in which they have expertise.

Applicants are also asked to supply a publication or chapter from their PhD thesis as appropriate. This should be submitted as an appendix to your application either the actual publication/chapter or as a web link as an appendix to the application form to where the document is available.

Closing Date:

The deadline for applications is midnight on 29th March 2017.

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