Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Library & Information Studies
Queens College, City University of New York


The Graduate School of Library & Information Studies (GSLIS) at Queens College, CUNY, seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor with a strong background in technology and information services, beginning fall 2016. The GSLIS is the only publicly supported American Library Association accredited school of library and information studies in the metropolitan New York City area. The GSLIS has a large and highly diverse student body,

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in library/information science or a related field at the time of hire. Qualified applicants must have at least one earned degree in library science or its equivalent. The successful candidate will have experience teaching in higher education and a demonstrated record or potential for research and service. Qualified candidates will have research and teaching expertise as well as practical experience in one or more of the following areas:
1. Applications of emerging technologies in libraries and other information services environments: mobile applications; social media; cloud and other collaborative environments; makerspaces.
2. Digital and data literacy: open access systems; institutional repositories management; data management and visualization; digital rights management.
3. E-resources collection development and management; ILS management; programming design and outreach services; information literacy instruction.

In addition, we seek candidates who have demonstrated evidence of collaborative activity in professional or scholarly settings and who have familiarity with critical approaches to technology, including issues related to privacy, digital inclusion and ethics. Experience with assessment methods is a plus.

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Please note that candidates must upload a cover letter, Curriculum Vita, brief statement (500 words or less) on future directions in library/information science education and contact information for at least three references ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

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Informal interviews will be conducted at the ASIS&T annual meeting in St. Louis, MO and at the ALISE conference in Boston, January 2016.
For additional information contact Dr. Colleen Cool, Director, GSLIS, at [email protected] 

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.