Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Library and Information Science

  • Wayne State University
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Library & Information Science

Job Description

 

Essential Functions

Reporting to the Associate Dean of the School of Information Sciences (SIS), serving as an advisor to SIS students, and providing service to SIS, the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will perform research and teach in areas related to one or more of the School’s degrees and certificates: Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Science in Information Management, Graduate Certificate In Archival Administration, Graduate Certificate in Information Management, Graduate Certificate in Public Library Services to Children and Youth, and School Library Media Specialist Endorsement. It is expected that the new faculty member would teach specialized courses and at least one core course from the School’s course catalog.  The new faculty member is expected to have experience in delivering dynamic online teaching, as the School's curriculum is primarily delivered asynchronously in the online environment.

 In addition to the degrees and certificates listed above, SIS offers several joint degrees, a robust practicum program, a portfolio assessment model for students, and a number of active student/professional groups. The School currently has approximately 450 enrolled students.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS, all ranks: require an earned doctorate in a relevant field, appropriate professional experience, and online teaching experience.

 QUALIFICATIONS, Assistant Professor rank: The ideal candidate will have exhibited the ability to produce scholarly research and publications; strong potential for visibility as a scholar on the national and international levels; evidence of professional achievement in an appropriate field; strong potential for visibility and leadership in the library / information profession; ability to supervise the work of graduate students; and strong potential for excellence in teaching and continued professional growth. Highly qualified candidates near completion of the Ph.D. will receive consideration.

 QUALIFICATIONS, Associate Professor rank: The ideal candidate will have evidence of a consistent and demonstrated record of excellence in scholarly research and publication; visibility as a scholar on the national and international levels; excellence in professional achievement in an appropriate field; visibility and leadership in the library / information profession; professional recognition in the area of teaching and research in library and information science, excellence in teaching; a record of service; and experience in supervising the work of graduate students.

 QUALIFICATIONS, Full Professor rank: The ideal candidate will have evidence of a consistent and demonstrated record of excellence in scholarly research and publication; proven visibility as a scholar on the national and international levels; proven excellence in professional achievement in an appropriate field; proven visibility and leadership in the library / information profession; national and international professional recognition of research; excellence in teaching; an excellent record of service; and demonstrated experience in supervising the work of graduate students.

Application Details

Application Procedure: Nominations or questions regarding this position may be directed via email to Joan Beaudoin, Search Committee Chair and Associate Professor, for the School of Information Sciences, at joan.beaudoin@wayne.edu. For consideration, please submit electronically a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest outlining relevant qualifications and teaching and research interests, contact information for at least 3 professional references, and statements of your teaching philosophy, your future research goals, and your interests in promoting social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion within the information professions to posting # 045387 on Wayne State University’s ONLINE HIRING SYSTEM at https://jobs.wayne.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Application Deadline

July 1, 2021