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Job: Contemporary Publishing Fellow at University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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      Nicky Agate


      The Research Data and Digital Scholarship team at University of Pennsylvania Libraries is looking for a Contemporary Publishing Fellow, reporting to the Assistant University Librarian, Research Data and Digital Scholarship. The incumbent contributes to the team\’s efforts to transform the digital publishing landscape by piloting a publication program focusing on high-quality, media-rich, networked, and interactive public scholarship, often produced under the aegis of a new collaboration with Penn Press.The incumbent proactively explores emerging publishing technologies, platforms, and practices, and provides leadership in recommending, planning, and implementing pilot digital publishing services that will provide the campus community with the tools, resources, and infrastructure for publishing multimodal projects and experimental digital scholarship.They serve as a conduit between various Libraries functions (copyright and intellectual property, discovery, preservation, technology and digital initiatives), between the Libraries and University of Pennsylvania Press (editorial vetting, production, marketing, peer review), and between various campus centers (such as the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Price Lab for Digital Humanities) to establish sustainable workflows, processes, and project choices that will enable the digital publishing pilot to succeed.This is a two-year position with the possibility of extension for a further two years.The compensation package for the fellowship includes a $65,000 salary plus benefits.


      The search committee is actively reviewing applications and will select shortlisted candidates in early January 2021.

      If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at agate@upenn.edu.

      This topic was also posted in: Academic Job Market Support Network.
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      Daniel Gorman

      This sounds like it was/is an interesting position. Were you looking specifically for people with library science degrees, or could people with other credentials apply? (History PhD candidate brainstorming alt-ac jobs over here!)

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