Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Academic Library Innovation and Leadership
Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: • A cover letter explaining how you fit the position • CV (including research and teaching experience) • Research statement • Teaching statement • Names and contact information of four references
|Position Type||Permanent Faculty|
|Working Title||Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Academic Library Innovation and Leadership|
|Appointment Type||Open Rank|
|If part-time, hours per week|
|Posting Open Date||06/22/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Proposed Start Date||07/01/2018|
|Position Summary||The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.
The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, a new Master of Professional Science degree in Digital Curation, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Library Science. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Post-Master’s Certificate in Data Curation, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees (see http://sils.unc.edu for details).
The faculty seek an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in academic and research library innovation and leadership. We are especially interested in people who are taking a leading role in:
• shaping emerging academic and research library roles and responsibilities,
We are an intellectually curious, collegial scholarly community whose expertise spans a range of disciplines, methodological approaches, and research paradigms. See http://sils.unc.edu for more about our school, programs, and faculty.
|Educational Requirements||An earned doctorate is required at the time of employment. Degrees can be in any appropriate discipline. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.|
|Qualifications and Experience||Faculty are expected to engage in research, teach, advise students, and participate in school, university, and professional activities. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply.
The Research Triangle of North Carolina has three of the top university libraries in North America, including the UNC Chapel Hill library system, and is home to the annual Scholarly Communication Institute. SILS graduates lead academic libraries around the world. A faculty position at SILS offers a tremendous opportunity to shape the future of academic librarianship and scholarly communication, and so we seek candidates with significant expertise in the field, who are looking to lead efforts that will make a broad impact.
|Equal Opportunity Employer||The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.|
|Special Instructions||Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include:
• A cover letter explaining how you fit the position
Department Contact Information
|Department Contact Name and Title||Susan Sylvester, Executive Assistant|
|Department Contact Telephone or Emailemail@example.com|
|Contact Information||If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae / Resume
- Research Statement
- Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
- List of References
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- What is your highest degree?