The University of Alabama
SCHOOL OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION STUDIES
Assistant/Associate Professor Position for August 2013
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies seeks a visionary faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2013 at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.
Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest:
The School of Library and Information Studies is part of the College of Communication and Information Sciences, and offers an ALA-accredited Master’s program, an MFA program in the book arts, doctoral courses that contribute to a multidisciplinary doctorate in Communication and Information Sciences, and undergraduate courses in Information Science. The MLIS program ranks among the top 25 programs in North America. We are at an exciting juncture in the history of our school with new leadership and vision dedicated to facilitating a global vision of LIS education and building a community of scholars. Founded in 1831 as Alabama’s first public college, The University of Alabama (UA) is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. With an enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UA provides a creative, nurturing campus environment where students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state, the nation, and the world. Tuscaloosa is ideally located in the Southeast, convenient to metropolitan cities, mountains, and beaches. The area offers year-round outdoor activities, a vibrant arts community, the cultural benefits of a major university, and services befitting a larger community.
Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, The University of Alabama is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.