Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Digital History @ GMU

The George Mason University, Department of History and Art History, home of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Digital History at the rank of Assistant Professor. The teaching load is 2-2.

Qualifications:

While the historical field is open, candidates must have the ability to teach digital theory and methods at the undergraduate and graduate levels including a graduate course in programming (e.g., PHP, Python, Perl, JavaScript, XML). Ph.D. must be in-hand by August 2014.

George Mason University is a public research university located approximately 14 miles from Washington, D.C., with over 30,000 students. The Department of History and Art History has a strong record of scholarly research and is home to the award-winning Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. The department also has the largest M.A. program in the country and a nationally ranked Ph.D. program.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5343z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a letter of interest, CV, and a writing sample and/or a link to a digital project. Letters of reference should be sent separately to Professor Paula Petrik, Chair, Digital History Search, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University, MSN 3G1, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

About Sharon Leon

Sharon M. Leon is Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. Her research interests include the history of religion in the U.S., especially Roman Catholicism, history of science and twentieth century cultural history. She received her bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and her doctorate in American Studies at the University of Minnesota in 2004. Her first book, An Image of God: the Catholic Struggle with Eugenics, was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2013.
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