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Digital Humanities Library

Digital Humanities Library

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Job Location: Illinois Date Created: 10-22-2018

Digital Humanities Librarian
Assistant or Associate Professor, University Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Position Available: 
Position available immediately. This is a 100%, twelve-month, tenure-system appointment. 
Position Summary: 
The University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, and intellectually curious individual to lead digital humanities services in the Library.  The successful candidate will contribute to engaged, inclusive digital scholarship across campus.  We encourage applicants who are committed to the principle that a diverse community enhances our institution and who will help the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign achieve new levels of excellence by fostering and sustaining our diverse and inclusive academic environment.
Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MS-LIS or equivalent, or a PhD in the humanities or humanistic social sciences (completed by start date) with two years of relevant experience with digital projects; Understanding of traditional and emerging digital approaches to research and publication in humanities work, and of how new digital approaches can reshape research and teaching in the humanities; Experience with research software or programming languages used within some area of digital humanities, such as text and data mining, network analysis, or multimodal publishing;  Experience teaching in workshop or classroom settings; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a diverse community, and manage multiple tasks effectively in a team environment; Evidence of the ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for tenure and promotion.  See https://jobs.illinois.edu for Preferred.
Apply:  To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a letter of interest, resume, and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For questions, please call: 217-333-8169.
Deadline: In order to ensure full consideration we urge candidates to submit application materials on or before November 16, 2018.
Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. 

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