Graduate School of Library and Information Studies
University of Rhode Island


The Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is hiring a Lecturer, beginning in Fall, 2016. This position is a full-time non-tenure track, academic year appointment through June 2017 with the possibility of renewal. There is a possibility this position will move from Lecturer to a tenure-track line in a future year, based on performance and budget.

Duties include teaching 12 credit hours per semester or the equivalent; developing and delivering courses in library and information studies, including interdisciplinary curriculum within the Harrington School of Communication and Media; advising students, and providing service to the university, the school, and the profession. Because of the potential to advance from this position, we expect candidates to demonstrate a strong potential to build a record of research leading to publication.

Required Qualifications include: 1) PhD in Library and Information Studies or equivalent doctoral degree by appointment date; 2) MLIS or equivalent professional degree; 3) Demonstrated Ability to teach at least 1 required core course in the GSLIS curriculum and elective courses; 4) Demonstrated Ability to teach one or more of the following: Reference, Academic Libraries; Digital Preservation; Special Libraries; Digital Media; 5) Demonstrated Ability to Work with Diverse Groups

Preferred Qualifications include: 1) Demonstrated professional work experience in Library and Information Services or related field; 2) Demonstrated ability to participate in interdisciplinary teaching and research; 3) Demonstrated experience in teaching online

For application details and requirements please visit:  http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/966

Job closing date is January 20, 2016. Members of the Search Committee will be at ALISE to provide information.