Clinical Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies

Job description

Position Number 001366

Functional Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

Responsibilities: High caliber teaching using online and blended modalities and service in the areas of knowledge organization, cataloging and music librarianship. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include advising students and candidates for completion of the MLIS degree and community engagement and service to the Department, School, and University.

Preference will be given to applicants with work experience in libraries or information organizations.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: Earned doctorate by August 1, 2019 in library and information studies, education, or relevant field, a Masters of Library Science (MLS) or Information Studies (MLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program, and demonstrated teaching excellence.

We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, and academic specialty.

Preferred Qualifications

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Deadline and Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates should send: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications (2) current vitae, (3) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching (i.e. course evaluations, sample syllabi), and (4) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three or more references
electronically via:

Recruitment Range $62,000 - $65,000

Org #-Department Library & Information Studies - 12005

Job Open Date 10/09/2018

For Best Consideration Date 10/19/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

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Posted: 12/9/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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