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Job Title

Assistant Professor


Opening Date: 01/12/2018
Closing Date: 02/28/2018 

Job Description

Palmer, the iSchool at Long Island University, one of the nation’s largest independent universities, invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. A member of the iSchool consortium, the Palmer School offers an ALA-accredited MLIS, certificate programs in school libraries, public libraries, and archives/records management, and a Ph.D. program in information studies. The Palmer School has three locations for the MLIS program, two on Long Island and one in Manhattan at Bobst Library of New York University, where it offers dual master’s degrees with dozens of graduate programs from NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Job Duties

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Library and Information Science or a related discipline although we will consider candidates who are close to completion of the doctoral degree. Candidates with an MLIS or equivalent degree and with multiple strengths in one or more areas listed below will be most competitive. Sample teaching areas include:

  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning,
  • Data science
  • Database design
  • Digitization
  • Information analytics and visualization
  • Information management and systems
  • Knowledge organization
  • Public libraries
  • References
  • Youth services, literature, and media


Teaching three master’s courses or one doctoral and one master’s courses per semester, including at least one core course

  • Teaching master’s courses onsite and online
  • Teaching and advising in the Ph.D. program
  • Conducting original research
  • Mastering discipline-related technology
Supplemental Information
The search committee will screen all candidates; application review will begin and continue until the positions are filled. The starting date for these positions is September 1, 2018.

How to Apply

Based on the former Gold Coast estate of Merriweather Post, LIU is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is based on a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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