Associate or Full Professor
Associate or Full Professor
College of Information and Communications
School of Library and Information Science
Advertised Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with experience
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Hours per year
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Job Search Category
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for Temporary Positions
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.
Advertised Job Summary
The University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science in Columbia invites applications and nominations for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level to begin fall 2018.
Shape the future of library and information science. Pursue your interests in a diverse, intellectually stimulating, and multi-disciplinary environment that provides support and encouragement as part of a collaborative work culture. Be a strong voice in the shaping of a growing information science undergraduate program. An earned doctorate in library and information science or a related field is preferred. This position requires a clearly articulated research agenda and enthusiasm for and excellence in teaching in both online and face-to-face formats.
The School is particularly interested in a candidate with specializations in one or more of the following areas:
Selected candidates will be expected to help with the school's commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and service.
Instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in both face-to-face as well as online environments
Mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students
Participate in instruction, research, publication, grant writing, and other scholarly activities
Provide service to the department, college, university, profession, and community
Doctorate in library and information studies or related field
Capacity to teach in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs
Successful record of research, teaching and service reflective of a tenured professor
Capacity to advise at the graduate level
Knowledge in creating educational materials for face-to-face and online instruction
Understand and appreciate information science's connection to field of librarianship
Application materials include:
A letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications
List of three references
Teaching experience in an online or distance education environment
Active involvement in one or more professional organizations appropriate to area of expertise
Experience in procuring grants or external funding
Experience working with doctoral programs
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date Job Open Date 10/02/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
For further information, questions, or to submit nominations, send an email to Dr. Dick Kawooya, Committee Chair, at [email protected] or call at 803-777-4949 or Mike Corbo, Office and Communication Coordinator, at [email protected], 803-777-3858.
The Committee will begin full review of applications and nominations on December 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/19570 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
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- List of References and Contact Information