[Asis-l] Faculty opening, University of Pittsburgh SIS/DLIS

Ellen Detlefsen ellen at mail.sis.pitt.edu
Thu Sep 16 16:56:18 EDT 2004

University of Pittsburgh
School of Information Sciences
Department of Library and Information Science

The Department of Library and Information Science in the School of
Information Sciences (http://www.sis.pitt.edu) at the University of
Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for a tenure-stream faculty position to
start no later than Fall Term 2005.

The School emphasizes the synthesis of people, information and technology,
and offers opportunities for research, instruction, and service spanning
the needs of an information-intensive and increasingly-digital society.
The School is seeking candidates with a strong commitment to research as
well as graduate and undergraduate education.

The Department seeks a faculty member with theoretical and practical
expertise in the Organization of Information (both traditional and
digital) and an interest or specific focus in:

	Cataloging/classification/subject analysis
	Indexing and abstracting
	Knowledge representation

Candidates who offer complementary expertise in the areas of the
bio/medical informatics, archives, records and preservation management
and/or special and corporate information services are particularly
encouraged to apply.  Experience with distance education is an asset.

Candidates who bridge areas of interest are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest and current
awareness of the technological and cultural context in which their
knowledge contributes to issues of contemporary society.  A record of
collaboration with other scholars is highly desirable.

The position requires an earned doctorate and is a tenure-stream
appointment at the assistant professor level or at a rank commensurate
with qualifications.  Applicants should present a record of effective
teaching, research, and related scholarly activities.

Electronic applications should be sent to dlissearch at mail.sis.pitt.edu .
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the
names, addresses (with e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references.
For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30,

Mailed applications may be sent to:
		Ellen Detlefsen, Chair
		DLIS Faculty Search Committee
		School of Information Sciences
		University of Pittsburgh
		646 IS Building
		135 N. Bellefield Avenue
		Pittsburgh, PA  15260

The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
employer and strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.

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