The Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) department of Bryn Mawr College seeks a creative and innovative individual to serve in the new position of Digital Scholarship Specialist. The Digital Scholarship Specialist will work with faculty, students, and staff in the exploration, implementation, and assessment of multimodal digital scholarship. Key to the position will be exploration into existing and new technologies to support scholarly inquiry across academic disciplines and at all levels from undergraduates to graduate students to faculty. Based in the Library Research and Instructional Services Department, the Digital Scholarship Specialist will provide vision and leadership toward the creation of a suite of consultation services by coordinating the expertise of LITS staff members, in particular in Research & Instructional Services, Special Collections, Educational Technology Services, and Web Services. The successful candidate will also work closely with colleagues at Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges (the Tri-College community). In addition to the virtual digital scholarship center created through this coordination, the position also offers the opportunity to shape a physical service center in support of digital scholarship from the new Digital Media and Collaboration Lab in Carpenter Library.
Requirements: Master’s degree with experience in digital humanities/digital scholarship in an academic environment. Desired: Ph.D. in a humanities or social science discipline with experience in digital humanities, digital scholarship, and/or new media.
For a full description of the position and to apply, please submit as pdf documents a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to the search committee via Interfolio at: http://apply.interfolio.com/34100.
Review of applicants will begin March 14, 2016 and continue until the position has been filled.