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Open Rank Professor and Project Director
Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture
The College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland seeks a dynamic scholar at the rank of advanced assistant, associate, or full professor with a proven record of conducting innovative research and teaching at the intersection of African American History & Culture and Digital Humanities to direct a major Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project: Synergies among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture. The successful candidate will develop and oversee individual and collaborative research, pedagogy, and outreach. The Project Director will participate in preparing a diverse cadre of scholars and students whose work in African American History & Culture and the Digital Humanities shall enrich arts and humanities research and teaching with new methods, archives, and tools. For additional information about Synergies, see http://arhusynergy.umd.edu.
In collaboration with the project’s principal investigators, the Dean, and the directors of the Arts and Humanities Center for Synergy, and the Maryland Institute for Technology and the Humanities (MITH), the Project Director will be responsible for: setting research goals and outcomes; developing curriculum, training, and associated programming; representing and communicating the work of the project to relevant campus, disciplinary, and public communities; supervising project staff, scholars, and students; and, ensuring successful implementation of all project activities. . . . Continue Reading