[Asis-l] Lecturer position, University of British Columbia

O'Brien, Heather h.obrien at ubc.ca
Tue Sep 20 12:14:43 EDT 2011

Term Appointment:    12 month Lecturer

Professors Heather O'Brien (h.obrien at ubc.ca) and Edie Rasmussen (edie.rasmussen at ubc.ca) will be at the ASIST Annual Meeting in New Orleans.  If you would like to talk to them about this position, please contact Debra Locke at slais at interchange.ubc.ca to set up a meeting.

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a 12-Month Lecturer position, commencing January 1, 2012. The successful candidate will have a research and teaching interest/experience in the area of information use and users.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D (or near completion) or a combination of extensive professional experience and a master’s degree in a field related to the teaching areas of the position.  Applicants must provide strong evidence of their teaching ability and potential for excellence.  This is a full-time position which carries a teaching load of five courses plus administrative and research responsibilities as appropriate. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. Further information about the School can be found on its Web site atwww.slais.ubc.ca.
The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, October 14th, 2011.  Application materials should include a cover letter stating the candidate’s qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a complete CV, and the names and contact information for 3 referees.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Applications should be sent to:
Debra Locke
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
The University of British Columbia
Suite 470 - 1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T  1Z1
Email slais at interchange.ubc.ca
Questions should be sent to:
Caroline Haythornthwaite
Professor and Director
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
Email c.haythorn at ubc.ca 

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