20201218-University of Alabama-Assistant Professor in Digital Preservation and Curation

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is currently accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Digital Preservation and Curation, with preference given to candidates whose expertise connects to the social justice mission of the school. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


• Possess expertise in the field of digital preservation and curation

• Doctorate earned or nearing completion in library & information studies, archival studies, information science, or a cognate area (must be completed prior to start date)

• Documented evidence of ability to establish and maintain a sustained and rigorous research agenda

• Demonstrated teaching ability, including ability to teach in our social justice-driven curriculum

• Demonstrated commitment to professional service

Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled. The final deadline to apply is April 1st, 2021. View the full position description and apply online through the University of Alabama job portal: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/.

Please write the search committee chair, Miriam Sweeney (mesweeney1@ua.edu) to find out the dates of future information sessions and for any questions about the position.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.