Category: Job Announcements

Job: Director of Information Technology Services, UMBC

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The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) seeks an individual to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction for a wide range of digital systems and services including new technology and library legacy technologies.  The position is responsible for ensuring quality and reliable delivery of library technology systems and services and should encourage exploration in support of teaching, research, learning and collaboration for current and a new generation of library users.  The position works closely with the UMBC Division of Information Technology, library and university personnel.  The incumbent, as an Associate Director of the Kuhn Library & Gallery, will be part of the Library Executive Committee and have a voice in developing library policy for the 21st Century.  The position reports to the Library Director.

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Job: Assistant Director, Digital Scholarship Initiatives

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The Assistant Director, Digital Scholarship Initiatives, Library Systems and Collections will share responsibility for strategic planning and resource allocation to develop digital services and steward library collections to support teaching and learning at Salve Regina University. Working with other librarians, staff, and campus partners, the incumbent will envision and implement services for the role of technology and digital scholarship to support the library’s role as a partner in teaching, learning and research. The incumbent will lead a team to continuously enhance the library’s online search interfaces and print and digital collections. This position reports to the library director.

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Job: Assistant Professor of English for New Media

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The English Department at Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English specializing in Digital Media Design and Digital Humanities. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach courses in our English for New Media degree program and some area of specialization in the digital humanities. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in recruiting and outreach and have a strong background and interest in teaching general education courses in writing and composition. The teaching load is four courses per semester including first-year composition courses and new and existing courses in both our undergraduate English for New Media program and the Digital Humanities graduate certificate program and other duties as assigned.

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Job: Digital Archivist and Institutional Repository Librarian, WPI

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Serve as the first-level technology and application manager for the library’s institutional repository service (currently using Bepress’s Digital Commons); and as the library’s chief liaison to Information Technology in developing requirements and functionality of other digital scholarship and repository platforms (such as Samvera); and as the lead functional liaison to university faculty, departments, and other librarians working with digital archives, digital publishing, and digital exhibit technologies and services… Work in collaboration with the staff of the Archives & Special Collections department to develop diverse digital collections including digital text, images, music and video; digitized archival materials; born-digital records including web sites; digital games and data; digital cultural and university heritage artifacts; curricular materials; works of art; and digital representations research and engineering artifacts and scientific instruments.

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Job: Digital Research Fellow, Folger Shakespeare Library

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The Digital Research Fellow will be tasked with developing, building, and trialing a structure for accessing and researching texts, images, and metadata relating to the major themes of the project, with an emphasis on the Folger’s unique collection of food-related manuscripts. Working closely with co-directors and Folger stakeholders, the post-doc will help establish and implement editorial and mark-up conventions for creating a searchable corpus of food-related texts and images. The corpus will provide quantitative and qualitative data for the team’s innovative explorations of a wide range of issues in food pathways and cultures of the period through a variety of techniques, including data mining, data visualization, mapping, network analysis, and text analysis.

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Job: Digital Scholarship Archivist, MIT

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DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP ARCHIVIST, MIT Libraries, to coordinate, facilitate, and enhance activities to advance student, faculty, and public awareness and use of, learning with, and access to digital archives and special collections. Will assist with the coordination of digital collections’ workflows and the creation of digital assets from archives and special collections materials; and work with the Libraries’ technology tools and platforms to expand access to Institute Archives and Special Collections content through the website and other medium.

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Job: Data Management Specialist, Colorado State University

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This position is responsible for the coordination and deployment of data services during the research life cycle. This includes advising researchers on creating and implementing data management plans at CSU; partnering with the College Liaison Librarians in outreach to CSU faculty, working with the Data Management Committee, the Information Science & Technology Center (ISTeC), and the Office of the Vice President for Research; and providing training and consulting services. This position offers an exciting opportunity to support a scholarly communications program that will provide support services relating to organizing, preserving, and sharing research data.

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Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Idaho

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The University of Idaho Library seeks an innovative, flexible, and highly collaborative librarian who will help promote, develop, and maintain the digital services and projects of the library and the relationships that make these services and projects possible. Reporting to the Dean, this position will work within the Data and Digital Services (DDS ) department and closely collaborate with other library units such as Special Collections and Archives and User and Research Services. This position will work with the Head of DDS to oversee the day-to-day operations of the digital initiatives laboratory and will work closely with members of the DDS department to maintain and monitor the functionality of the libraries many online representations, including the library website, digital collections, and VIVO application.

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Job: Asst. Professor – Technology, Media, and Persuasion

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The Department of Communication (http://communication.ucsd.edu/) within the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego is seeking to make an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to begin Fall, 2018 in the following area: Critical Studies of Technology, Media, and Persuasion. Candidates must have a PhD and an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on technology, media, and persuasion in the digital age; explores the blurred boundaries between corporate and public interests; and considers possibilities for configuring novel forms of politics, civil society, and popular culture. Areas of particular interest include: emergent forms of media and data manipulation and distribution by state, corporate, and non-governmental actors; data mining and algorithmic targeting of consumers, citizens, and political actors by government and corporations; the impact of advertising, promotional communication, and consumer culture on civil society, industries, human subjectivity, and political movements.

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Job: Lecturer, Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Loyola University Chicago

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Loyola University Chicago, College of Arts and Sciences, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities invite applications for a full-time, renewable, three-year Lecturer position in Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, beginning August 13, 2018 for academic year 2018-2019. The Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities is home to a variety of funded and internal Digital Humanities projects (See http://luc.edu/ctsdh/researchprojects/) and the MA program in Digital Humanities. The candidate will be responsible for supporting ongoing research projects in the Center and for teaching courses related to that program, including required Digital Humanities and special topics seminars at the MA and advanced undergraduate level.

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