top

Provost’s Postdoctoral Librarian Fellowship Program - New York University, Division of Libraries

Posted on October 18, 2018

Description

NYU recognizes the value of diversity in supporting an intellectually vibrant and inclusive scholarly community. To that end, NYU has created the Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program to support promising scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds whose life experience and research experience will contribute significantly to academic excellence at NYU.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities vary depending on area of interest.

Qualifications

The fellowship program is open to all areas of study at the University. Individuals who meet one of the following criteria are eligible to apply: 1) Individuals who have completed their dissertation within the last three years or who will have completed their dissertation by September 1, 2019; or 2) Professionals transitioning to academic careers (for those in field for which the doctorate is not the terminal degree, including those with an MLS/MLIS within the last three years.)

The selection committee looks for evidence of superior scholarly achievement (honors, awards, publications), commitment to library instruction, and research in institutions that value diversity and promise of continuing achievement as scholars and teachers. Applicants are encouraged to describe their interest in any area of need for libraries including but not limited to: data curation, metadata management, digital preservation, digital humanities, user experience and assessment, business, sciences and engineering librarianship, etc.

Compensation

Appointments are for two years and begin in September. Fellows are appointed as “Assistant Curator/Faculty Fellow” and receive salary; an annual housing allowance; and research allowance and professional development support for ALA Annual Conference. The University also provides a benefits package, including medical and dental coverage.

Location

New York, New York, United States of America

URL

https://library.nyu.edu

To Apply

Please visit the following link: https://apply.interfolio.com/54862 and complete your application. APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES ON NOVEMBER 13, 2018. Please note that individuals interested in librarian positions (MLS degrees) are not required to submit a mentorship plan developed jointly with a mentor. Mentors will be assigned post acceptance into the Fellowship. For additional information about the program and its FAQs, please visit: https://www.nyu.edu/life/diversity-nyu/diversity-resources/faculty-resources/postdoctoral-and-transition.html

Company Information

For more information about the NYU Libraries, please visit https://library.nyu.edu and to learn about our values please read: https://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Contact Information

Any questions about the program, please contact Enrique Yanez, Assistant Dean for Human Resources at NYU Libraries ([email protected])