Assistant Professor - Digital Media Management
Company: University of Alabama School of Library & Informat
Posted on: November 4, 2018
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2019 at the rank of assistant professor. We are seeking candidates in digital media management, including digital preservation, linked data, and Web archiving, to support multiple teaching, research, and service opportunities atSLIS, in our College of Communication and Information Science, and at the University of Alabama. These opportunities include education at doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels and extensive outreach project possibilities that include under-served and marginalized communities. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to shape the character and direction of the School as it continues to integrate the traditions of librarianship, archives, and information studies in the context of new and emerging technologies. This faculty member will be expected to maintain an active role in advising master's and doctoral students and to contribute to professional organizations at the state, national, and international levels. The school has nationally ranked on-campus and online degree program with a teaching load of two graduate courses per semester with an option to teach during the summer. All faculty members are expected to work with diverse constituencies, contribute to our social justice-driven curriculum, and maintain a rigorous research agenda. Participation in interdisciplinary scholarship and community engagement initiatives are strongly encouraged. Salary & Benefits:--- Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience--- Health and Life Insurance--- TIAA-CREFandVALICavailable--- Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama Application Process:Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The final deadline to apply is January 15th, 2019. Please do not attempt to contact the department directly regarding this position. Applications can only be accepted and processed through the University of Alabama online hiring system.APPLICANTSMUSTAPPLYONLINEAT and submit the following required materials: --- Letter of application that addresses the applicant's current and future research agenda and teaching philosophy--- Curriculum vitae--- Contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for at least three references. (Use "Other Document" to upload) IMPORTANT: Applicants should use the "Create an Account" option to apply for the job rather than the "Apply with Chronicle Vitae" or Apply with Linkedin" options. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit official university transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework. An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, The University of Alabama is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Category: Education , Keywords: Assistant Professor
Keywords: University of Alabama School of Library & Informat, Tuscaloosa , Assistant Professor - Digital Media Management, Education / Teaching , Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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