[Humanist] 27.605 jobs: Reader in Digital Information Environments / Digital Humanities, Aberystwyth

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 605.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 14:34:25 +0000
        From: "Prescott, Andrew" <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Reader in Digital Information Environments / Digital Humanities, Aberystwyth

Reader in Digital Information Environments / Digital Humanities 
Department of Information Studies 
Institute of Management, Law and Information Science 
Aberystwyth University

Grade 9: £54,826 - £56,467 per annum 
We are seeking an outstanding scholar to develop and lead new research and teaching in 
digital humanities/digital information environments at Aberystwyth University. In particular, 
she/he will provide a strong point of focus and binding to strengthen academic partnerships in 
new interdisciplinary research centres being developed by the University as part of its 
ambitious 2012-2017 Strategic Plan. We aim to build a strong international presence in digital 
humanities and digital information environment areas and the Readership will have a key role 
in these exciting new developments. This is a post for an ambitious, innovative scholar 
motivated by the possibilities of the discipline interacting with others to lead cutting edge 
research of international significance. The role holder will be expected to contribute to the 
building of strong partnerships. 
The Readership will be based in the University’s Department of Information Studies (DIS) 
within the Institute of Management, Law and Information Science. DIS has built an 
international reputation over the past 49 years and has a central role in education and 
research across the field of information science and the information profession. Spanning 
Libraries, Archives, Records Management and Digital Curation the department strategy is 
committed to developing its portfolio of teaching and research in these areas and wishes by 
this appointment to strengthen its contribution within these and related areas. 
The successful applicant will contribute to the teaching of the Department’s PG portfolio 
spanning multiple PG courses including our Pathways to Information Leadership courses. In 
addition to teaching, the post will involve administrative duties, student supervision and 
Informal enquiries to: 
Professor Chris Thomas, Pro-Vice Chancellor Research and Academic Quality 
Email: cjt at aber.ac.uk 
Phone: +44(0)1970 62 1987 
Dr Allen Foster, Head of Department of Information Studies (aef at aber.ac.uk). Prospective 
applicants may also phone for further information by arrangement with the Departmental 
Secretary (01970 622189). 
Ref: IMLIS.13.03 
Closing Date: 8 January 2014 
Interview Date: 6 February 2014 

For further details see: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/media/departmental/humanresources/pdfs/jobs/IMLIS-13-03-FINAL-EXT.pdf

Professor Andrew Prescott FRHistS 
Head of Department 
Department of Digital Humanities 
King's College London 
26-29 Drury Lane 
London WC2B 5RL 
+44 (0)20 7848 2651 

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