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Bridge to the Faculty Research Scholar and Data Science Librarian

The UIC University Library seeks a creative, innovative and collaborative Bridge to Faculty Research Scholar (Data Science Librarian). This position will begin on August 16, 2021.

The successful candidate for this newly created position will play a critical role in the development and delivery of digital scholarship and data science programs and services to the UIC community.  The scholar will work closely with the Assessment and Scholarly Communications team, liaison librarians, digital programs librarians, and other faculty and staff across the libraries. The Bridge to the Faculty Scholars program seeks to advance diversity on the permanent faculty level by encouraging the recruitment, retention, and promotion of outstanding librarians from different backgrounds, with an emphasis on attracting individuals from groups who have been historically underrepresented in academic libraries.

Click here to apply and for a full job announcement. For fullest consideration, apply by April 30, 2021. The position close date is May 14, 2021.

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