Thursday, July 23, 2009

Associate Full Professor Faculty Position in Archives

College of Information Studies – University of Maryland College Park
Associate/Full Professor Faculty Position in Archives

The College of Information Studies (Maryland’s iSchool) invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a senior tenured faculty position in archives, records and information management, and preservation. Expertise is sought in one or more of the following areas: archival informatics and its impact on diverse culture epistemologies, practices and technologies; archival theory; appraisal; archival description; records management; non-textual and/or electronic records; or digital preservation. We are seeking an individual with an established, dynamic research program that will complement our existing teaching and research strengths, and who will play a leadership role in the College and within the University.
The ideal candidate will:
• Assume a leadership role within the College;
• Lead and conduct high impact research that shapes the information field;
• Demonstrate exemplary and innovative teaching;
• Possess a demonstrated record of publications, presentations, and sponsored research;
• Possess a record of effective mentorship;
• Exhibit evidence of relevant and effective professional service; and
• Work comfortably within an intellectually interdisciplinary environment within the College, the University and the broader community.
The College is nationally ranked in Archives and Records Management and recognized for interdisciplinary research. Appointments are for nine months with opportunities for grant-funded summer research and/or summer teaching.

Qualifications. Ph.D. in an appropriate field.

Application Submission. For best consideration, submit applications prior to October 15, 2009. The position is expected to be filled no later than August 2010, with an earlier appointment date preferred. Send application materials, including a CV; a letter of interest that clearly describes your primary area(s) of expertise and the specific contributions that you would make to the College; and a separate statement that outlines your research, teaching and service achievements and interests, by email to: Applications also may be mailed to Senior Archives Search, College of Information Studies, 4105 Hornbake Building, South Wing, College Park, MD 20742-4345.

For additional information about the iSchool, see:

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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