Jobs for Medievalists

Open Rank Professorship in Digitial Humanities and Pre-Modern Studies at the University of Notre Dame


The College of Arts & Letters at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a professor of digital humanities and pre-modern studies at any rank. The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar in her or his field with a strong record of innovative research and teaching or, in the case of an appointment at the rank of assistant professor, a scholar with promise of excellence in research and teaching. The appointment will be made to the department in the college relevant to the successful candidate’s research.

Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. (or the equivalent) in the humanities and reputation of scholarly achievement sufficient for appointment in a relevant department in the College of Arts and Letters (Art History, Classics, English, Foreign Languages, History, Philosophy, Theology); a well-established reputation in digital humanities scholarship, with a specialization in any discipline of ancient, medieval, or early modern European/Mediterranean studies; and a successful record of external funding to support digital humanities research

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in her or his department of appointment and participate in the growing community of digital humanities scholars at Notre Dame. Potential for collaboration with Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute and its faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate programs is especially desirable.

Application Instructions

All applicants are required apply via Interfolio:

All applicants must submit a letter of interest and a C.V.

Junior candidates (ABD, postdoc, assistant professors) must submit a writing sample and a document containing the names and email addresses of three professional references.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:

Prof. Thomas E. Burman
Chair, Digital Humanities/Pre-Modern Studies search committee
College of Arts and Letters
University of Notre Dame

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration.  The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace.  We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity.  Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

Background Check

This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.  Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges.  Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment.  Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position.  Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate.  The full procedure can be viewed at

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