Wayne State University
Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Reporting to the Associate Dean of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), serving as an advisor to SLIS students, and providing service to SLIS, the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor will perform research and teach in one or more of the following areas: digital content management, library administration, organization of materials, or collection development plus teach one of the SLIS core courses. Candidates should have the ability and enthusiasm to teach face-to-face, fully online, and blended courses.
Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan) is one of the nation's leading urban research universities with an enrollment of more than 31,000 and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning experiences. The WSU campus is located in a very attractive, revitalized, and growing urban setting, surrounded by museums, theaters, and corporate headquarters.
The School of Library and Information Science offers the M.L.I.S. degree, a specialist certificate, graduate certificates in archival administration, information management, records and information management, arts/museum librarianship, children and youth services in urban libraries, urban librarianship, Michigan School Library Media Endorsement, and a joint MLIS and MA in history degree. The School currently has about 530 enrolled students.
Assistant / Associate or Full Professor ranks require an earned doctorate (with an ALA-accredited M.L.S. degree preferred), appropriate professional experience, and demonstrated ability to carry out competently the range of faculty functions pertaining to the position.
Job reference code:039060
Application Procedure: Qualified candidates should submit electronically a complete resume and letter of interest including the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references to position posting number: 039060. Applicants must apply through Wayne State University’s ON-LINE HIRING SYSTEM at http://jobs.wayne.edu. Review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Expected starting date is August 2013. A summer appointment may be considered. Application and nomination of minority candidates strongly encouraged.
Please contact Dr. Hermina Anghelescu, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding position specifics.