[Asis-l] Faculty Position Opening at San Jose State University SLIS

Sandy Hirsh sandy_hirsh at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 7 12:42:40 EST 2010

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San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science is recruiting an Assistant Professor to work completely online teaching, developing courses, and conducting research in any of the following emerging technology areas: digital archives, digital preservation, data curation, new media, digital futures, virtual services. The person hired into this position will also be expected to collaborate with the School’s grant writer to develop fundable research proposals.
The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San Jose State University is fully accredited by the American Library Association through 2014. Since Fall 2009 courses are delivered only online.   In addition to the online MLIS degree SLIS offers an online masters degree in archives and records administration (MARA) and a gateway Ph.D. program with Queensland University of Technology. The School has a rich technological environment (Desire2Learn Learning Management System, Elluminate Live! and Web 2.0 tools). Check out the SLIS Annual Review 2010 to see what our students and faculty are doing (http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/annualreview/)

We require an earned doctorate; a strong record of scholarly and professional achievement; and an excitement and enjoyment for teaching and working online.  If a candidate does not hold an MLIS, the doctorate must be in library and information science or an allied field.

Send by January 29th 2011:  (1) A letter of application that addresses in detail the requirements listed above (2)  A curriculum vitae (3) Three original letters of reference with contact information

Application material should be sent electronically to:   Dr. Linda Main, Chair of the Search Committee at: Linda.Main at sjsu.eduPlease include Job Opening ID: 13938
If interested in talking informally at ALISE contact Jane Fisher: Jane.Fisher at sjsu.edu
For more information about the School please go to: http://slisweb.sjsu.edu
______________Sandra Hirsh Professor and Director School of Library and Information Science San Jose State UniversityOne Washington Square San Jose, CA  95192 - 0029(408) 924 -  2491; fax: (408) 924 - 2476Sandy.hirsh at sjsu.edu http://slisweb.sjsu.edu

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