Assistant Professor Position at SILS - Interviewing to begin soon!

September 22, 2012

Review of applications will begin October 1st, 2012 with interviews beginning in early November for the assistant professor position currently open at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Those interested in the position should apply as soon as possible. For more, see the posting below:  

Faculty Position Announcement

Assistant Professor, School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank with a starting date of July 1, 2013. The School offers the Master of Science in Library Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and Bachelor of Science in Information Science degrees. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Information and Library Science, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees (see http://sils.unc.edu for details).

The faculty seeks an outstanding colleague with primary research and teaching interests in fundamental library services such as information resources and reference services, user education, collection development, management, assessment and evidence-based practice, organization of materials, and scholarly communication. Professional experience in libraries and related settings will be considered an asset.

Faculty are expected to engage in research, teach, advise students, participate in School, University, and professional activities, and otherwise share their expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including work with doctoral students. Candidates should be excited by and able to thrive in an intellectually stimulating multi-disciplinary environment. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply.

An earned doctorate is required at the time of employment. Candidates should provide evidence of research and teaching excellence, and potential for leadership in their area of expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may view the job posting and submit a CV, cover letter, and a list of four references at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/6198. For questions, please contact Susan Sylvester (ssylvest@email.unc.edu), 919-962-8071 (fax) or you may mail questions to: (mail) Search Committee Chairperson, School of Information and Library Science, CB #3360, 100 Manning Hall, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply

 

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply