Clinical Assistant Professor, 2021
Aug 13, 2020
Are you passionate about educating the next generation of information professionals? Are you ready to develop your talents in teaching and program management? Do you find yourself drawn to student-centered activities and concerns?
The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor in information sciences to join us in our quest to enrich, elevate and transform communities and the information professions through excellence in research, education, and service. The initial appointment for this 12-month position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will teach and advise students in our new bachelor’s degree program in information sciences, serve as director of undergraduate studies, and manage the undergraduate practicum program. School, college, university, and professional service are also expected. Candidates are expected to have teaching interests in areas related to the bachelor’s degree program which focuses on user experience design; data, information management, and analytics; and information technology. We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in information sciences, computer science, or related area. Record of successful teaching in a variety of modes and mentoring in an institution of higher education in areas related to the bachelor’s degree program. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. Ability to build positive and mutually-beneficial relationships with professionals working in a variety of information sectors.
Desired Qualifications: Candidates with professional experience in information sciences-related careers, and with industry connections are especially welcome. Experience in program administration, development, and evaluation are also desired.
Individuals interested in applying for the position should submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a diversity statement; (4) a current curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three references.