[Asis-l] lecturer position - University of British Columbia

luanne Freund luanne.freund at ubc.ca
Tue Feb 19 13:08:07 EST 2013

A reminder of the position described below: applications accepted until 
March 15th 2013:

Term Appointment: Lecturer

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the 
University of British Columbia invites applications for a 1 year 
Lecturer position, commencing July 1st 2013.
The initial 12-month appointment may be renewed for up to two more 
years, subject to performance and availability of funds. The successful 
candidate will have a research and teaching interest/experience in the 
area of technology and information.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or expect to have successfully defended 
prior to the start date), 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 demonstrate potential for 
excellence and must provide strong evidence of their teaching ability 
and effectiveness. This is a full-time position which carries a teaching 
load of _6_ courses plus administrative 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 
at www.slais.ubc.ca.

The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, March 15th, 2013. 
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.gradsec at 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

Luanne Freund
Assistant Professor
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS)
University of British Columbia
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Suite 470- 1961 East Mall, Rm 485
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Tel: 604-822-0825
Fax: 604-822-6006
E-mail: luanne.freund at ubc.ca
Website: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/lfreund

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