Deputy Director of Digital Humanities

University of Southampton

United Kingdom

May 24, 2022


Deputy Director of Digital Humanities Faculty Central (Arts and Humanities)

Location: Avenue Campus Salary: £39,739 to £46,042 Per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1792222NX

Deputy Director of Digital Humanities

£39,739 - £46,042

Interviews are likely to be held week beginning 13 June 2022

The School of Humanities at the University of Southampton encompasses a diverse range of subjects providing high-quality teaching within a vibrant research culture. You will be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of a Digital Humanities education and research strategy within the School. You will have a growing academic profile in Digital Humanities, Digital Media, Digital Culture, or an aligned subject area, and undertake work that directly engages with one or more of the following subject areas: English, Film, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Philosophy.

You will be supported by recent investment in Digital Humanities expertise, estate, and resources. Notable among these is our Digital Humanities Hub, an infrastructure that supports study and research, is a hub for expertise and critique, and provides access to technologies that enable us to make and explore virtual worlds, sonify pictures, scan and manipulate heritage objects, immerse ourselves in data visualisations, and much more.

You should hold a PhD or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant subject, as well as a teaching qualification (PCAP or equivalent). You will also be expected to have advanced skills, knowledge and proven experience of Digital Humanities education and research activity.

This position will be offered on a full time, permanent basis.

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact Dr James Baker (Director of Digital Humanities) by email at

Application Procedure :

You should submit your completed online application form at https: // The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Jane Sturgeon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email Please quote reference 1792222NX on all correspondence.

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    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton...