The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park (the INFO College), 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 experiential learning opportunities and building research capacity 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;
- Digital curation across the LAM sector and beyond;
- Data management practice and policy;
- Knowledge representation, organization, and/or description;
- Machine learning and AI in relation 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.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: Growing CAFe’s experiential learning programs and increasing CAFe’s research capacity, outreach and impact.The course load for this position may be reduced depending on the workload required by CAFe center management.Expected 9-month academic year starting salary is $97,000 for an entry rank Lecturer, with the maximum dependent upon experience and rank. There are opportunities for additional compensation for teaching in winter and summer sessions.The expected start date for this position is Spring 2024 or Fall 2024.
Best consideration date: Oct 23, 2023
More details at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/