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UAB Libraries - Instructor or Assistant Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Libraries

Job Title: UAB Libraries - Instructor or Assistant Professor
Job Location: Birmingham , AL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Library administration, librarian
Humanities: English, ESL, Writing
Humanities: Languages & literature
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Clinical Reference Librarian
University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic, and service-oriented entry level or early career professional for the position of Instruction Librarian and Liaison to departments within the humanities.

This is a non-tenure instructor or assistant professor position. Reporting to the Information Literacy Coordinator, the person in this position will contribute to the expansion of a student-centered information literacy program for first-year writing students by designing, creating, coordinating, teaching, and assessing instruction for freshman composition courses. The position will also provide liaison, outreach, and support to other departments.

Job Requirements


  • Masterís or other advanced degree.
  • 1-2 years of relevant library experience; experience may include coursework or library school experience.
  • Knowledge of information and visual literacy framework and standards.
  • Experience with instruction.
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in instructional pedagogy, technologies, and literacies.
  • Familiarity with applying emerging technologies for information and instructional services, including LibGuides or video- or screen-capturing software
  • Willingness to take risks and experiment with new methods.

  • A Masterís degree, either awarded or completed by the start date, in library/information science from an ALA-accredited school.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment and with diverse groups.
  • Strong commitment to cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
  • Potential to achieve the requirements for promotion in the areas of librarianship, research, and service.

Information and Application Process Instructions

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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