Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

May 15, 2021


Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree. 


The Center for Research on Equitable and Open Scholarship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks an exceptional, collaborative, and community-driven researcher for a two-year postdoctoral associate role, to conduct original research on scholarly communications and the scholarly ecosystem.

The Associate will focus on research related to identifying, assessing, developing, and promulgating best practices for advancing equity and accessibility in archives and special collections, with a particular focus on accessibility of digital collections for persons with disabilities. The first year will focus on identifying, describing, and analyzing existing accessibility practices and interventions to digital archives and special collections access; while the second will focus on designing prototypes and evaluating interventions within MIT Libraries’ Distinctive Collections.


Please visit the posting webpage to view complete application requirements. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.