iSchool at UMD Faculty Position: Open Rank Lecturer Archives and Digital Curation

Deadline: March 3, 2022

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (Maryland’s iSchool), invites applications for a full-time, professional track lecturer who is highly competent, energetic, collegial, and flexible to join our exciting environment. The Lecturer will teach in one or more of the areas listed below, with a course load of three classes per semester (fall and spring), and will actively participate in the life of the college through building research capacity and experiential learning opportunities in the Center for Archival Futures (CAFe).

The successful candidate will teach in our core courses and electives in archives and digital curation. Additional courses that the successful candidate can develop include courses that cover topics such as:

  • Born-digital, web, and social media archiving;
  • The intersection of archives, social justice, and public humanities;
  • Crowdsourcing and community archives;
  • Digital curation across the LAM sector and beyond;
  • Data management;
  • Knowledge representation and knowledge organization;
  • Machine learning and AI related to cultural heritage;
  • Inclusive, equitable, and enduring information ecosystems.

While these areas of expertise are of particular interest, candidates with expertise and interest in any digital curation and archives areas covered by the College’s programs are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university. Service to the profession will include taking on a managerial role within the Center for Archival Futures (CAFe) and assisting Center leadership in achieving the goals of the center, including two main components:Increasing CAFe’s research capacity and outreach and growing CAFe’s experiential learning programs.

The course load for this position may be reduced, depending on the workload required by CAFe center management.

Expected 9-month starting salary of $80,000-$85,000 or 12-month $107,000 – $113,000 for entry rank at 100% FTE. Actual salary will commensurate with experience and starting rank.

The expected start date for this position is Fall 2022.

For more information about the position, please visit: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/92154