Postdoctoral Associates
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Each Postdoctoral Associate pursued independent digital humanities research relevant to the candidate’s academic discipline. This included, but was not limited to:

  • conducting research
  • performing analysis
  • developing prototypes
  • presenting results
  • producing electronic and/or print scholarly articles.

As a contributing member of the DHLab, the candidate also participated in the intellectual life of the DHLab, helping the digital humanities community understand and meet the needs of their discipline.

Selection Criteria

The Digital Humanities Faculty Committee considered the following during the review process:

  • the quality of the research proposal and the intellectual significance for the applicant's field of scholarship
  • demonstrated experience with and interest in digital humanities projects, methods, approaches, theories, and/or methodologies;
  • excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work collaboratively and collegially with programmers, designers, outreach specialists, student workers, faculty, and subject librarians

Requirements for Application

Applications included:

  • a research plan for the project to be undertaken during the fellowship period, not to exceed 3-5 pages
  • a curriculum vitae
  • two letters of recommendation.

Applicants did not need a PhD to submit an application; however, the position did require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the start date of the appointment.