[Asis-l] Assistant Professor Opening at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Monroe, Wanda G. wmonroe at email.unc.edu
Fri Oct 7 13:53:33 EDT 2011

The following faculty of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be attending the ASIS&T Annual conference in New Orleans and would be pleased to speak with those interested in the position of Assistant Professor (see position description below): 
Deb Barreau  
Rob Capra 
Stephanie Haas 
Brad Hemminger 
Gary Marchionini 
Ryan Shaw 
Barbara Wildemuth

Faculty Position Announcement
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.  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.

Candidates with professional experience in libraries and related settings are encouraged to apply.
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 1 December 2011 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://jobs.unc.edu/2501844.  For questions, please contact Susan Sylvester (ssylvest at email.unc.edu), 919-962-8071 (fax) or you may mail questions via U.S. Mail 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.

Wanda Monroe
Director of Communications
School of Information and Library Science University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
100 Manning Hall, CB 3360
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3360
Phone: 919-843-8337
Web: sils.unc.edu
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