Diversity Fellow position:

The University of Wyoming seeks applications for a 2018-2020 digital scholarship fellow. This three-year faculty position provides an opportunity for an entry level librarian, with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, to gain professional experience as an academic librarian.

 The digital scholarship fellow will gain meaningful work experience in UW Libraries Digital Collections, including open data, open scholarship, scholarly communications and publishing, data visualization, and related initiatives. Serves as liaison for open educational resources and open textbook grants, with mentoring and support from other librarians. The fellow will have the opportunity to shadow librarians in the Research & Instruction Department, and to gain experience in information literacy instruction planning and delivery. Close collaboration with faculty in the libraries and the university will be emphasized. 

The fellowship will offer many opportunities for professional development: The fellow will be encouraged to deliver presentations, attend national and regional conferences, and/or write for professional publications. Financial support for professional development opportunities will be available. Serves on library committees as appropriate and participates in the Libraries’ mentoring program.

UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment.  Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found athttp://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/resources/.  For more information on UW Libraries, please visit http://www-lib.uwyo.edu/about/branches/

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Application and salary:

Review of applications will begin on 3/30/2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.  Minimum salary is $48,000 dependent on qualifications and experience; 12-month appointment, 22 days vacation; sick leave, group health insurance, state and TIAA-CREF retirement plans, no state income tax.  Please direct questions to Ms. Birgit Burke at 307-766-3279 or e-mail burek@uwyo.edu.

To apply:

Complete the online application including uploading as one document:  a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The on-line application is at: