The HathiTrust Research Center<> (HTRC) is funding a postdoctoral position for up to three years at the University of Illinois. This position will be located at both at the Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship<> (CIRSS) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science<> (GSLIS) and the University Library<>ís Scholarly Commons<>.

The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary group of faculty and doctoral students formulating the research agenda and the future of the HTRC and will design services within the Scholarly Commons for scholars using the HTRC. The successful candidate may also choose to participate in the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program<>. Possible areas for postdoctoral research include but are not limited to: digital humanities, data curation, data modeling, metadata, machine learning, data mining, and text analysis.

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To discuss this post informally, candidates may contact J. Stephen Downie, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at GSLIS, Co-Director of the HathiTrust Research Center ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).


Megan Finn Senseney
Project Coordinator, Research Services
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
501 East Daniel Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Phone: (217) 244-5574
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