Scholars Lab Librarian (Assistant Librarian) -- The University of Texas at Austin

Post date: January 20, 2023

The newly created Scholars Lab Librarian will be instrumental in designing, launching, and offering services in the Scholars Lab. The Scholars Lab will be a Perry-Castaneda Library-based campus-wide resource that provides infrastructure, UT Libraries subject librarian and domain-situated expertise, and opportunities for learning, consultation, collaboration, and research presentation to enhance multidisciplinary research and digital scholarship. The Scholars Lab space will be under construction when this position begins, and the Scholars Lab Librarian will take an active role in shaping the service plan. It is scheduled to open on the entry level of the PCL in Fall 2023. After the opening, the Scholars Lab Librarian will support the goals of the Scholars Lab initiative by offering consultation and instruction, promoting and advertising Scholars Lab services, and providing a venue for other UT Libraries departments and experts to teach.


The Scholars Lab Librarian will serve as the public point of contact for Scholars Lab spaces, developing and supporting campus partnerships, as well as maintaining room calendars and assessing space use. This position is a member of the Digital Scholarship Team in the Research Support and Digital Initiatives Department. The Research Support and Digital Initiatives department is comprised of subject liaison librarians and functional experts who work individually and collaboratively to support the research lifecycle, promote sustainable, scalable digital scholarship and digital collections, and advance new modes and emerging models of scholarship.


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