Saint Louis University


Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities

This position has been filled for the 2015-16 academic year. 

Saint Louis University, a Jesuit Catholic institution dedicated to education, research, healthcare and service, seeks applicants for a one-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Digital Humanities, beginning 1 September 2014. The Fellow will reside in the University's Center for Digital Humanities, where (s)he will conduct his/her own research. (S)He will also assist in the general tasks of the Center including workshops, seminars and lectures. Finally, the Fellow may teach one course in Digital Humanities in the spring semester.


The Center for Digital Humanities is a collaboration between the College of Arts and Sciences and the Pius XII Memorial Library. It supports the disciplines of English, History, Philosophy, Modern and Classical Languages, Theological Studies as well as Library and Information Studies. The Center has a close connection to the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and also coordinates its activities with the Walter J Ong Center for Language, Media and Culture. For the last four years, the Center's research focus has been pre-modern manuscript studies and is currently developing a number of image/text annotation systems. The Center welcomes candidates who are pursuing research in this or commensurate fields. In addition to the general research resources of the University, the Fellow will have access to a software developer should the research project require it. The Center will also provide some limited research and travel funds throughout the year.


General enquiries about the position may be directed to Dr James Ginther (ginthej@slu.edu).

Review of Applications will begin 1 May 2014 until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a description of the research project (2 pages maximum), and the names of three referees. All submissions must be sent as email attachments to Dr. James R. Ginther, Director, Center for Digital Humanities (digitalhumanities@slu.edu). Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.