Clinical Assistant Professor -Greensboro, NC

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The University of North Carolina, Greensboro Department of Library and Information Studies invites applications and nominations for a Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator for the new B.S. in Information Studies which is set to commence in fall semester 2019. This is an opportunity for the person appointed to contribute meaningfully to the development and implementation of a new program. This position is a non-tenure 9-month appointment with a three-year renewable contract. Clinical faculty members have assigned responsibilities in teaching and service. The position will be effective August 1, 2019 and salary is commensurate with qualifications.

•       High caliber face to face teaching as well as service in all Information or Technology related fields will be considered with special interest in: Information Ethics, Information Policy, Human Computer Interaction, Information Organization, and Usability
•       Developing courses for the B.S. in Information Studies
•       Advising students at the undergraduate level
•       Recruitment of students to new BSIS program
•       Program development of the new B.S. in Information Studies
•       Community engagement and service to the Department, School, and University

Qualifications: Experience in teaching and advising undergraduates is essential to this position as is a commitment to face to face education along with flexibility in a variety of educational delivery modes.

The ideal candidate will have:

•       Skills in one or more programming languages
•       Experience in recruitment, admissions, and advising of undergraduate students
•       Strong preference for applicants with program coordinator/development experience
•       Strong preference for applicants who have an earned doctorate in an information or technology related field

We are interested in attracting candidates who add to the diversity of the department in terms of race, gender, culture, perspective, and academic specialty.

The Department currently has a MLIS enrollment of over 300 students in the Greensboro campus and online programs. The MLIS is accredited by ALA and the School Library Program is nationally reviewed and recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is classified by The Carnegie Foundation as a comprehensive doctoral, research university with “high research activity” and in the community engagement classification under Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. The University has a diverse student body, with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students, including 3,600 graduate students, and is located in the city of Greensboro in the Triad area of North Carolina. UNCG is one of four doctoral-granting institutions of the seventeen-campus University system and places strong emphasis on effective teaching as well as research and service to the community.

Application Deadline and Procedures: Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is successfully filled. Candidates should send: (1) a letter of application that addresses stated responsibilities and qualifications,
(2) current vitae, (3) teaching philosophy statement, (4) evidence of qualifications and experience in teaching (i.e. course evaluations, sample syllabi), and (5) the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three or more references electronically via:

For questions, contact:
Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang,
Dr. Noah Lenstra,
Dr. LaTesha Velez,