Lecturer in Digital Humanities (Teaching & Research) - The University of Manchester

Job reference: HUM-024313
Salary: £40, 521-£56,021 per annum depending on experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: Art History and Cultural Practices
Hours Per Week: 35
Closing date: 07/02/2024
Contract Duration: n/a
School/Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The University of Manchester invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time Lectureship in Digital Humanities (Teaching & Research contract).

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Digital Humanities or in any of the humanities subject areas in the School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures. We are interested in candidates with expertise in one or several of the following methods applied to research in the humanities:

  • Computational humanities
  • Natural language processing/text mining
  • Network analysis in the humanities

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development, delivery and administration of teaching on the new BA and MA programmes in Digital Media, Culture and Society, which offer advanced study in the critique and design of digital media and technology with a particular focus on their cultural and social implications, as well as to the Minor in Digital Humanities. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct research and publish work that meets standards of international excellence and complements the research strengths of the Digital Humanities, Media and Culture team.

What can you expect in return

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.      

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to People.Recruitment@manchester.ac.uk.

Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Email: luca.scholz@manchester.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: People.recruitment@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support: https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


Link zur Stellenausschreibung: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/Job/JobDetail?JobId=27762


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