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Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Job Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Studies               
Contact Name: 
Dr Brenda Chawner
Contact Title: 
Programme Director
School of Information Management, Faculty of Commerce

Institution: Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4 463 5780
+64 4 463 5446


Job description (250 word limit):

The School of Information Management (SIM) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Information Studies to teach and conduct research of high quality, and to assist in programme development, particularly for the Master of Information Studies and the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Information Studies programmes. The appointee will be an active researcher in his/her field with a clear record of research and scholarship activity and peer-reviewed journal publications commensurate with experience. While we are interested in applications across the entire Library and Information Studies spectrum, we are particularly interested in candidates able to teach and research in the following areas:

• Information literacy

• Reference and user services

• Children’s and young adult services

Victoria University of Wellington is the only New Zealand university offering a post-graduate programme in Information Studies and as such it holds a special place nationally. It has successfully offered this programme for over 30 years. SIM is located in the Victoria Business School in New Zealand’s capital city and is well positioned to develop close links with national institutions such as the National Library, the National Archives and Te Papa Museum. For more information on SIM, see . A completed or nearly completed PhD in a relevant domain is required. The appointment would commence in February 2014.

Applications close: 11 August 2013

For further information and to apply online visit

Job reference code: A176-13H

Salary range: negotiable

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