Information & Library Science Department: Regular (Probation/Tenure Track)-Assistant Professor

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Position Information & Library Science Department: Regular (Probation/Tenure Track)-Assistant Professor Posting Number FM01935 Employment Type Regular (Probationary/Tenure-Track) Full Time or Part Time Full Time Campus Department Library Science Contract or Position Start Date 08/26/2019 Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Information and Library Science welcomes applications to teach in its ALA-accredited Master’s of Information and Library Science Program, as well as in the undergraduate program at Clarion University. There is potential to collaborate on emerging degree programs. Most teaching responsibilities are in the online teaching environment. Candidate should demonstrate teaching and research capabilities in one or more areas of library and information science. In addition to teaching responsibilities, duties include: academic advisement; scholarship; and contributions to the development of the department, School of Information Sciences is in the College of Business and Information Sciences, and the University.

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Library/Information Science or related field with an ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library/Information Science. International equivalent to master’s degree acceptable.
Applicants must complete a successful on campus interview, including a teaching demonstration and presentation of research and professional goals.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated teaching ability, especially in the online environment.
Ability to teach and research in the areas of organization of information, cataloging, metadata, digital resource management, digital preservation, and/or knowledge management.
Ability to teach in the field of informatics,, business, cultural heritage, etc.
Experience in applications of informatics in the public library setting.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications must include: current vita, cover letter, official transcript of the highest degree earned (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes) and names and contact information of three professional references.

Additional Information

Prior to employment the successful candidate will be required to obtain and submit current clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI.

Applicants must apply on line at

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is committed to equal employment and equal educational opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or other classifications that are protected under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other pertinent state and federal laws and regulations. Direct equal opportunity inquiries to the Director of Social Equity, Clarion University of Pennsylvania Carrier Administration Building, Clarion, PA 16214-1232. E-mail [email protected] or phone 814-393-2109.

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Posted: 5/14/2019
Application Due: 6/1/2019
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