Digital Stewardship Faculty

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Created: October 9, 2012


Summary Description of Position  Simmons GSLIS invites applicants and nominations for an open-rank full-time tenure-track position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, conduct research, contribute to developing curriculum, and provide service to the College and the information professions.

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: We seek faculty in the areas of digital stewardship, digital preservation, digital curation, or data curation to lead a recently launched online advanced certificate in digital stewardship and to further a developing digital stewardship curriculum at the master's level. The faculty may also teach in the core curriculum as needed.

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Opportunities to teach include: both master's and doctoral level courses; summer semesters; continuing education institutes; and at the GSLIS program at the Mount Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Experience in the area of designing and delivering online courses is highly desirable. Simmons College participates in TIAA/CREF and offers excellent benefits packages, including tuition reimbursement for dependents at Simmons and other institutions.

Simmons is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community.

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Position Requirements: (Education and Experience)

If some education and/or experience is "preferred", please indicate as such. 

Preference will be given to applicants who have already earned a doctoral degree in library and information science or an appropriate related field, can demonstrate excellence in teaching, have a research portfolio, and show the potential for leadership in scholarship and professional service. Candidates who are hired without the doctoral degree will be expected to complete this degree within two years of their hiring date. 

Special Instructions to Applicants  For further information, please contact: Professor Jeannette A. Bastian, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College (

Consideration of applications will begin on October 18 and will continue until the position is filled.


Published: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 01:50 UTC

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