Job Opportunity in the ISAW Library: Assistant Research Scholar, Digital Initiatives

By David M. Ratzan

The Library of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University seeks an Assistant Research Scholar with a research background in ancient studies to help develop, implement, and extend its digital projects and to participate in the scholarly life of the ISAW community. A key component of the ISAW Library's mission is to provide access to and support for new and innovative forms of digital scholarship, scholarly communication, and pedagogy in the ancient studies. The Assistant Research Scholar will help the ISAW Library fulfill this charge by collaborating with a diverse group of academic professionals at ISAW and the NYU Division of Libraries on projects related to all or some of the following:

The Assistant Research Scholar will be expected to develop or pursue an independent research agenda in any area of ancient studies and library or information studies or the digital humanities. As a member of the ISAW Library team, the Assistant Research Scholar will also have core responsibilities in library operations, bibliographic and grant research, public services, and special projects associated with ISAW's print collection and public programming.

The Assistant Research Scholar, Digital Initiatives is a full time, two-year appointment in the ISAW Library, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

For details and how to apply, see Jobs at ISAW or the NYU Division of Libraries.