Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Assistant Professor

Faculty Vacancy Announcement – Assistant Professor (6NF284-SLIS)

Position Description: The School of Library and Information Studies invites applications for one tenure-track faculty opening. This is a 9-month position with the option to teach summer semesters. The SLIS faculty seeks outstanding applicants who are qualified to teach in any area of the LIS curriculum. We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated teaching strengths that can support the School’s curriculum in the following areas:
Computer/Information technology with applications for libraries and information institutions;
School librarianship and/or youth services;
Organization of information, and cataloging.

Position requirements: Successful applicants will possess an earned doctorate or be near completion of an earned doctorate in Library and Information Studies or related field and demonstrate a record of or potential for productive scholarship. Experience with online teaching is preferred.

Salary: Competitive

Job title and Job code number: Assistant Professor (6NF284-SLIS)

Starting date: Negotiable

Program description: The School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman’s University offers the oldest continuously-accredited Master’s degree program in the Southwest. In addition, the School offers several other graduate programs, including the Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies, a dual Master’s in Health Studies and Library Science, and preparation for certification in School Librarianship. The Master’s degree program is delivered almost exclusively online to a diverse student body in every region of the country and abroad.

University description: Texas Woman's University is a comprehensive public university with campuses in Denton, Dallas, and Houston Texas. Classified as a Doctoral/Research University in the Carnegie typology, the University provides undergraduate and graduate education emphasizing the liberal arts and science, health-related and professional studies of the highest quality. TWU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Application Procedure: All applications will be held in strict confidence and will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information to: (E-mail Header or Subject Line must include job title and job code number).

For more information regarding Texas Woman’s University, this position and benefits please visit our Web site at Texas Woman’s University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All positions at Texas Woman’s University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.

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