Postdoctoral Fellowship: Digital Humanities (History)

The Illinois Informatics Institute (I3), Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH), and Department of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seek to fill a one-year post-doctoral position in informatics (with an emphasis on humanities and history-based research) for the 2009-10 academic year.

The jointly-appointed I3 Post-Doctoral Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor will undertake, publish, and present research; teach one course in the Department of History on a relevant topic to be negotiated; and collaborate with others on the University of Illinois campus to strengthen informatics engagement with the IPRH and the Department of History.

Qualifications include: a Ph.D., completed between August 16, 2006 and August 16, 2009; demonstrated engagement with informatics in the research and teaching of history; willingness to participate in informatics-related programming at I3, IPRH, and the Department of History during the fellowship year; and residence within the Champaign-Urbana area during the term of the appointment (required).

Application guidelines can be found online at The deadline for application is April 10, 2009.

For information, please contact Dr. Christine Catanzarite, Senior Associate Director, IPRH at or (217) 244-7913.

Contact Info:
Christine Catanzarite
Senior Associate Director
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
805 West Pennyslvania Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 244-7913
Fax: (217) 333-9617