Digital Preservation and Curation, Assistant Professor

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The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies (UA-SLIS) seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position, to begin August 16, 2020 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates in the area of digital preservation and curation, with preference given to candidates possessing expertise in the preservation and curation of audio and video materials, including the digital transformation of analog formats. Applicants will find multiple teaching, research, and service opportunities within UA-SLIS, our College of Communication and Information Sciences, and The University of Alabama. These opportunities include education at doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels, and extensive community-based outreach initiatives.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019. The final deadline to apply is November 30, 2019. Applications can only be accepted and processed through the University of Alabama online hiring system. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/ by November 30, 2019 and submit the following required materials:

•Letter of application that addresses the applicant’s current and future research agenda and teaching philosophy
•Curriculum vitae
•Contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for at least three references. (Use “Other Document” to upload)

More information may be found online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/ .  (To narrow the list, please use the "Search" feature and look for "Department 207401 - School of Library & Information Studies.)  Questions may be directed to Dr. Robert Riter, Search Committee Chair (rbriter@ua.edu).