Library innovation faculty position

Chapel Hill, NC
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Created: July 13, 2017


The School of Information and Library Science (SILS)<> at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.

View the University job posting and submit applications at

The faculty seek an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in academic and research library innovation and leadership. We are especially interested in people who are taking a leading role in:

* Shaping emerging academic and research library roles and responsibilities
* Helping library managers plan for and evaluate progress toward these new roles
* Improving and envisioning new forms of access to special collections
* Imagining and building new tools to disseminate and use the scholarly record
* Stewarding of research data and other heterogeneous scholarly products
* Preserving the broader cultural record underlying research and scholarship
* Educating the next generation of public or technical services librarians OR
* Establishing new models for working with funders, vendors, publishers, and scholarly societies

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Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Susan Sylvester at


Published: Thursday, July 13, 2017 23:14 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, July 13, 2017 23:14 UTC