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Assistant Professor (Library & Information Science)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Natural Sciences, Department of Computer and Information Sciences
Date Posted:
June 15, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins July 14, 2017
Salary Information:
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and level of appointment.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
To begin January 1, 2018.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Conduct research and teach courses in support of an ALA-accredited master’s degree program in Library and Information Science (LIS). Advise graduate students and participate actively in professional organizations at the local, state, national, and international levels. The teaching load is two graduate courses per semester with the option of summer teaching. All faculty are expected to work effectively with diverse constituencies, teach in the core curriculum, teach using face to face, online and hybrid modes, maintain a vigorous research agenda, meet expectations of tenure and promotion, engage in interdisciplinary scholarship, and obtain research funding.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate in Library and Information Science or a related field
  2. Master's degree or equivalent
  3. Commitment to effective teaching
  4. Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others
  5. Exhibit the potential to become a nationally recognized researcher and scholar
Desirable Qualifications
  1. MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution
  2. College or university teaching experience

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, a complete curriculum vitae, a copy of transcripts (official transcripts required if selected), and names of 3 professional references to the email address below. Send the complete application via email as a single PDF file, with the applicant's first and last names as part of the PDF filename. Please put 'LIS Faculty Position' on the email subject line. Review of applications to begin mid-July 2017 and to continue until position is filled.
  1. Dr. Rich Gazan, Search Committee Chair;

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