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Humanist Archives: Feb. 3, 2022, 6:07 a.m. Humanist 35.510 - lectureships in media psychology (Fielding), archives & digital curation (Maryland)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 510.
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    [1]    From: Patrick Sweeney <>
           Subject: Media Psychology Faculty Search (87)

    [2]    From: Naielia Akela Allen <>
           Subject: iSchool at UMD Faculty Position: Open Rank Lecturer Archives and Digital Curation (53)

        Date: 2022-02-03 05:57:27+00:00
        From: Patrick Sweeney <>
        Subject: Media Psychology Faculty Search

Full-Time Core Doctoral Faculty, Media Psychology Ph.D. Program
Location: Remote
Position: Regular, Full Time

Fielding Graduate University aspires to be a world leader in Media
Psychology science and practice, and graduate training in Media
Psychology.  Toward this end, we seek to hire a full-time, core faculty
member to join our dedicated team.  The new core faculty member will teach
graduate courses in Psychology and Media Psychology, mentor graduate
students, serve on Dissertation committees, and advance their scholarship
and/or practice related to Media Psychology.  Applications for Doctoral
Faculty in Media Psychology will be accepted for consideration until the
position has been filled. The position begins July 1, 2022 or later.

Fielding Graduate University uses a distributed model to deliver a
personalized graduate education that fosters individual development,
community collaboration, and societal engagement.  We use a combination of
asynchronous and synchronous course instruction and dissertation
supervision and meet occasionally for face-to-face sessions in US
locations. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and
practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world.  Fielding
encourages and supports scholarship (broadly defined), professional
practice, and professional development.


We seek Psychology scholars and/or practitioners who can contribute to our
Media Psychology programs.  Minimum qualifications include a doctorate
degree in PSYCHOLOGY at the time of hire and a growing or established
record of contributions to scholarship and/or practice in an area relevant
to Media Psychology, such as (but not limited to) social media, data
science, virtual and augmented reality, gaming, and the application of
media and technology to business, politics, health, mental health, and
social justice.  We welcome applications from junior, mid-career, and
late-career psychologists. Fielding values diversity and invites applicants
from historically underrepresented groups. Preference will be given to
candidates who have not earned their doctorate degree from Fielding.
Candidates who wish to be considered must be able to show proof of the
right to work in the U.S.


Fielding core faculty have access to medical/dental/vision insurances,
Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions
after one year of service, and professional development funds.


Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online
applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to
initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered
complete unless both a CV and COVER LETTER are uploaded. Applicants are
encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and
professional references on hand while completing the application. The
online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion,
applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

Apply here:

Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and
encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal
opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome
individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender
identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and
ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status –
and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are
committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment
for all community members.


Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to
educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just
and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary
programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in
student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge.  

Patrick Sweeney, Ph.D.
Core Faculty | Media Psychology
Fielding Graduate University
2020 De la Vina Street | Santa Barbara, CA 93105 |

        Date: 2022-02-03 05:56:02+00:00
        From: Naielia Akela Allen <>
        Subject: iSchool at UMD Faculty Position: Open Rank Lecturer Archives and Digital Curation

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College
Park (Maryland’s iSchool), invites applications for a full-time,
professional track lecturer who is highly competent, energetic, collegial,
and flexible to join our exciting environment. The Lecturer will teach in
one or more of the areas listed below, with a course load of three classes
per semester (fall and spring), and will actively participate in the life
of the college through building research capacity and experiential learning
opportunities in the Center for Archival Futures (CAFe).

The successful candidate will teach in our core courses and electives in
archives and digital curation. Additional courses that the successful
candidate can develop include courses that cover topics such as:

    - Born-digital, web, and social media archiving;
    - The intersection of archives, social justice, and public humanities;
    - Crowdsourcing and community archives;
    - Digital curation across the LAM sector and beyond;
    - Data management;
    - Knowledge representation and knowledge organization;
    - Machine learning and AI related to cultural heritage;
    - Inclusive, equitable, and enduring information ecosystems.

While these areas of expertise are of particular interest, candidates with
expertise and interest in any digital curation and archives areas covered
by the College’s programs are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and graduate
levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance
within the university. Service to the profession will include taking on a
managerial role within the Center for Archival Futures (CAFe) and assisting
Center leadership in achieving the goals of the center, including two main
components:Increasing CAFe’s research capacity and outreach and growing
CAFe’s experiential learning programs.

The course load for this position may be reduced, depending on the workload
required by CAFe center management.

Expected 9-month starting salary of $80,000-$85,000 or 12-month $107,000 –
$113,000 for entry rank at 100% FTE. Actual salary will commensurate with
experience and starting rank.

The expected start date for this position is Fall 2022.

For more information about the position, please visit:

Naielia Allen | Administrative Coordinator, Faculty Affairs
University of Maryland | College of Information Studies (iSchool)
4161 Fieldhouse Drive (Patuxent Building) | College Park, MD 20742 |

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