Digital Humanities Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

at Baylor University (view profile)
Location Waco, Texas
Date Posted June 27, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here https://apply.interfolio.com/89298
Education Requirements ALA Accredited degree or equivalent
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $50,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary

Description

The Baylor University Libraries seeks a collaborative, engagement-focused Digital Humanities Librarian to join the Research & Engagement department, which includes the liaison program, services and support and services for data and digital scholarship, instruction and information literacy, the arts and special collections research center and public services. The Digital Humanities Librarian serves as a part of the liaison team with liaison responsibilities to several humanities departments and will partner with other members of the Data and Digital Scholarship unit. This position will be a key member of Baylor initiatives to grow the presence of digital humanities research on campus. This is an academic professional position with faculty status.

The Baylor University Libraries support teaching, learning and research at Baylor University, and consist of the Moody and Jones Libraries; Armstrong Browning Library; Arts & Special Collections Research Center; Institute for Oral History; Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society; Library and Academic Technology Services; W. R. Poage Legislative Library; and Texas Collection with over 2.5 million volumes, significant holdings in e-journals, e-books, databases, and other digital content (https://tinyurl.com/bulstats).

The Baylor University Libraries commit to increase diversity and recognize, value, respect, and empower all members of our community. We actively challenge and respond to bias, harassment, and discrimination. We commit to a policy of equal opportunity to resources, services, and spaces for all persons. The library is a place where differences are welcomed, people are nurtured, all perspectives are heard, and every individual feels a sense of belonging (https://tinyurl.com/buldei).

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 19,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries.

To learn more about the above position, the University Libraries, and Baylor University, please visit the appropriate URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/89298 ; www.baylor.edu/library; or www.baylor.edu/hr/facultypositions. Applications should be received by August 9 for full consideration.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled