The MIT Libraries are seeking a subject specialist with a background in Islamic art and architecture as well as digital content management to develop the Archnet Digital Library. Archnet (http://Archnet.org) is an international online community for architects, planners, urban designers, landscape architects, conservationists, and scholars, with a focus on Muslim cultures and civilizations. A significant component of Archnet is its Digital Library, which contains content that documents work relevant to scholarship in Islamic architecture and planning, including images and planning documents associated with specific sites and projects, and scholarship applied to these areas that is made freely and openly available.
See http://libraries.mit.edu/about/jobs.html for position details and application instructions. MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.
MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance. The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.