Resident Librarian for South and Southeast Asian Studies - Duke University Library


Description: The Resident Librarian for South and Southeast Asia serves as the primary liaison for faculty and users in the interdisciplinary fields of South and Southeast Asian Studies at Duke University. The Resident Librarian develops and manages the collections from and about South and Southeast Asia, and provides specialized reference assistance and instruction. The Resident will gain experience working collaboratively with library staff, students, and faculty through teaching, research consultations, outreach related to library collections, and other special projects.

Qualifications: An advanced degree in a relevant subject area or combination of relevant education and experience is required. Demonstrated interest in librarianship; high level of fluency, both spoken and written, in a South Asian language, for example: Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tamil, and/or Telugu; willingness and aptitude to gain knowledge.

Salary: $60,000