The Department of Information Science (IS) in the College of Information of the University of North Texas invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position with a research and teaching focus in Library Science. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Law Librarianship, Academic Libraries, Special Libraries and Library Management.
We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and teaching, who can leverage the strengths of the department’s dynamic faculty and programs, and who will build collaborative relationships in the University and profession.
The College of Information and Department of Information Science are committed to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
This is a nine month, full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to show evidence of or develop a record of scholarly research necessary to earn tenure. The candidate must demonstrate ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities, and is expected to teach core courses and specialized courses with emphasis on libraries and the management of libraries. The candidate is also expected to coordinate students’ practicum experiences, work closely with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees, and develop close relationships with practitioners and educators in Library & Information Studies.