Job: Research Platform Team (RPT)-Digital Humanities

General Information
Position:
Research Platform Team (RPT)-Digital Humanities

Number position available:
2

Compensation:
Negotiable

Job Category:
Other

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Department: USF Libraries/0-4001-000

College/Division: Academic Affairs

Salary Plan: Faculty, non-tenure track

Hiring Salary/Salary Range:  Negotiable

Position Number: 00003036

 

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY                                          

The USF Libraries’ Research Platform Teams (RPT) partner with graduate students and faculty in departments and across disciplinary clusters to promote innovative, collaborative services and drive research discovery. The teams establish deep relationships with faculty and graduate students, forging active partnerships through research, publication, grant writing, teaching, and informed collection management. Librarian team leads will participate in a comprehensive approach to the research process.

The strategy combines librarians with subject expertise at or above the Master’s level with professionals possessing functional expertise in such domains as data management, GIS, statistics, AR/VR, design, 3D visualization, and more. RPTs assume responsibility for the collections that are associated with their targeted discipline/disciplinary cluster and are encouraged to teach credit-bearing courses in their assigned area.

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBLITIES

We are excited to announce two new position in our emerging Research Platform Team (RPT) unit! Immediate RPT openings are available for qualified librarians in the following area: Digital Humanities. Successful candidates will join existing teams covering the Geosciences and History/Classics. Although experts in GIS, 3D technologies, and data management are already available to support the new teams, new RPT leads will each be invited to recommend additional professional hires to support their team goals.

 


Education:

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUMS:

A Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science and appropriate experience as a professional librarian, consistent with university guidelines. Evidence of professional growth through publication, association activities or other contributions to the field.

 

PREFERRED:

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A second Master’s degree in a field that is directly relevant to the position sought (you make the case in the cover letter); OR a minimum of six years of professional experience as a librarian serving the target audience

 

We are open to all levels of excellence. Tell us how you envision your contributions as a Digital Humanities Librarian at our Preeminent Research University.

 

Required Documents:

Please upload your cover letter, CV and a research statement that describes your future research interests and activities.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-08-2019

Application deadline:
06-29-2019

Apply at:
https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of South Florida

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
4202 E Fowler Ave

Address 2:
4202 E Fowler Ave, LIB 122

City:
Tampa

Zip:
33620

County:
Hillsborough


Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of South Florida

Address:
4202 E Fowler Ave

Address 2:
4202 E Fowler Ave, LIB 122

City:
Tampa

State:
Florida

Zip:
33620

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Michelle Sticht

Contact Email:
msticht@usf.edu

Contact Phone:
813-974-1623

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Applicants are invited to learn more at https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers/ and search for job posting #20517.


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