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Info. & Library Science (General Library/Information Science & Info. Technology) - Assistant/Associate Professor

Department:  Information and Library Science
Rank: Assistant/Associate
Specialization(s): General Library, Information Science and Information Technology
Search #18-029

Southern Connecticut State University is a comprehensive university located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment surrounded by many fine universities with easy access to New York and Boston. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven near the Westville Village section of the city.  SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution, and we regard student success as our highest priority. We seek to instill in all of our students the value of the liberal arts and sciences as a foundation for professional development and life-long learning. 

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

The candidate selected for this position will be expected to teach, serve as coordinator of the internship program, and make a significant contribution to the department’s ALA accreditation initiative.  Student advisement, scholarly activities, service on department and university committees and participation in activities that advance the department’s mission are also required of the position.

Required Qualifications: 

  • MLS or MIS
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Library and Information Science or related area
  • Experience in teaching graduate students
  • Evidence of scholarly research activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience as coordinator of an internship program
  • Knowledge and experience in Information Science and Technology
  • Knowledge and experience in ALA accreditation process

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references electronically to:

ILS Search Committee
Attention: Search # 18-029

In order for your application to be given full consideration, all materials must be received by October 16, 2017.  Position will remain open until filled.