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Contract Teaching Position in Digital Archives and Records Management

25 Apr 2019 9:54 AM | Anonymous

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Digital Archives and Records Management - 1901100

Job Field: Limited Term (Teaching Stream), Faculty / Division: Faculty of Information, Department: Faculty of Information

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Closing: May 01, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Description: The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of digital archives and records management, beginning on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2021.

We seek individuals who have expertise in at least one of the following areas: archival advocacy, archival information and access systems, archives and new media environments, computational archival science, datafication, data-intensive curation, digital archives, distributed ledger technologies, diversity and inclusion, machine learning in archives and records management, recordkeeping systems, visualization of archival data, and web archives. Expertise in several of these areas is preferred. We seek enthusiastic individuals with the demonstrated ability and ambition to advance our Faculty’s rigorous, highly-ranked Master of Information program, and whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Faculty of Information, primarily in the Archives & Records Management concentration.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in archives, records management, digital curation or a closely related field at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, or an advanced masters in the field and an exceptional portfolio of professional work, and an outstanding record of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate must have previous experience teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level, strong endorsements from referees, excellent communication and expository skills, demonstrated interest in teaching related scholarly activities and ability to expertly incorporate current research into our graduate courses, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated by strong endorsements from referees of high standing, teaching accomplishments, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application, to include a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and sample course syllabi and select course materials. The successful candidate must also possess the demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues on our undergraduate and graduate courses and programs. Teaching duties may be in the professional graduate program, and may include courses in the Master of Information.

Information about the University of Toronto Faculty of Information is available at:

Salary is to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must be submitted online at the link below.

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A completed application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a creative and coherent teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, teaching evaluations, and sample course syllabi and materials. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have questions about this position please contact the Dean, Wendy Duff at<>. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference (signed and on letterhead) to be sent directly to the Faculty by the closing date, which comment specifically on the applicant’s experience in teaching and curriculum development. These letters should be sent to<>

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by May 1, 2019.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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