From the email announcement:
The University of Colorado at Boulder is seeking applicants for a two-year research fellowship in digital curation. Full position description and application instructions are available here: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/
From the job posting:
We are seeking to hire a Sr. Professional Research Assistant (research fellow) with a degree in Library and/or Information Science, or an arts, humanities or social science discipline in which the candidate has acquired significant research and practical expertise in the area of digital curation. The ideal candidate should provide evidence of past practical experience in digital curation and possess a clear research and/or creative work agenda in which digital curation is the central activity. We seek to hire someone who has earned a graduate degree within the past three years that emphasizes digital archiving, preservation and curation. A Ph.D. is preferred, but strong candidates with M.A. or M.S. degrees also will be considered. *NOTE: if an individual has the Ph.D., he/she will be hired as a Research Associate rather than a Sr. Professional Research Assistant.Additional Posting DescriptionDuring his/her appointment as a digital curation researcher, the person hired will: 1) curate an original or collaborative project on campus; 2) make occasional campus presentations about the subject of digital curation and its value across disciplines; 3) conduct a graduate seminar, open to graduate students from multiple disciplines, surveying research and best practices within the field of digital curation; and 4) advise faculty and administrators on the development of curriculum in the field of digital curation.The person hired would provide outreach to various constituencies on campus, particularly visual artists, musicians, journalists, filmmakers, librarians, museum curators and archivists who seek to acquire curation skills for creating digital archives of primary data (image, sound, text), and for accessing, analyzing, and presenting such data.Screening of applications will begin May 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current vitae, a writing sample, three references with complete contact information (address, telephone, and email), and an official transcript.