Assistant Professor, Digital Humanities / Social Sciences

Institution Name 
University of South Florida CVAST
Position Rank 
Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
Digital Humanities
Additional Desirable Specialties 
This position is 
Possible/Pending Budgetary Approval

Assistant Professor of Digital Social Science or Humanities (Anthropology, Archaeology, History, or related discipline)

The Center for Virtualization and Applied Spatial Technologies (CVAST) at the University of South Florida seeks to fill a 9 month, full-time and tenure-earning, Assistant Professor position. PhD in Anthropology, Archaeology, Heritage, History, or related discipline is required. Applications from individuals who are ABD will be accepted, but the degree must be conferred by appointment start date. The candidate’s tenure home in either the Department of Anthropology or the Department of History will be determined at the time of appointment. The candidate will have expertise in some aspects of virtual reality, 3D laser scanning, LIDAR, visualization, photogrammetry or other novel techniques as applied to field and online research and education, a publication record, and the ability to generate external funding.

The Center for Virtualization and Applied Spatial Technologies (CVAST) is an interdisciplinary unit tasked with creating an integrated approach for digital research and education efforts at the University of South Florida. CVAST is also a global center for research and the application of digital techniques to science and humanities research with projects throughout Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Arctic. The successful candidate will be assigned to CVAST with a two course per year teaching load in the home Department. The candidate will be expected to pursue international digital projects, funding, and publication, and will be expected to participate and contribute to the Center’s new $9.6 million Hitz Project for Advanced Virtualization, Education and the Democratization of Science. Overseas travel and research required.

Salary is negotiable. To Apply, please visit and look for Job ID #8809.  Attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of successful research, and provide names and contact information for three references.  Position is open until filled, review of applications begin on 1 December 2015.

For more information, contact Dr Herb Maschner

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access institution.

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