Assistant Professor of Library Informatics – Northern Kentucky University – Highland Heights, KY

Steely Library at Northern Kentucky University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Library Informatics. The Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Library Informatics is an online academic program of Steely Library offered in conjunction with the College of Informatics. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate online courses as well as coordinate the academic development of the program.

Experienced, enthusiastic instructors with three-five years of full-time experience teaching in the fields of library or information science, or individuals with three-five years serving in an instructional role within an academic library will be considered for this position. Experience with online pedagogy is preferred. Required academic credential is a Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. A Ph.D. in Library or Information Science or a second graduate degree in another relevant area of study is preferred.

Those interested in applying for this position should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references. The letter of interest should describe the applicant’s vision of the educational role of academic libraries and the relevancy of undergraduate library and information science degree programs to the profession.

To apply, logon to http://jobs.nku.edu and click on the link for Full-Time Faculty positions.

Review of applications will begin December 12, 2012 until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August, 2013. Candidates must be currently eligible to work in the United States.

NKU, located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, access across the lifespan, civic engagement, diversity and multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. NKU is committed to recruiting and retaining faculty members who have both the interest and ability to work across the full breadth of the University’s teaching, research, and public engagement mission.

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