Assistant Professor of Professional Practice (Archival Studies)

  • Louisiana State University
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Library & Information Science

Job Description


The School of Library and Information Science is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice (Archival Studies). Primary responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate online courses in appropriate areas of specialization; providing advisement to students; supervising student engagement activities; coordinating/supervising students' internship experiences in the field; fulfilling other responsibilities as assigned by the Director; and serving on School, College, University, and Profession-based committees as appropriate. Candidate will have a commitment to scholarly teaching excellence and service to the profession. This is a 12-month position.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Library and Information Science or related field; experience teaching graduate university level courses in an online environment. Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in Library and Information Science or related field.

Additional Job Description: Special Instructions: Applications should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three people who could be asked to write letters of recommendation.

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU's Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:

LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

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