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Assistant/Associate Professor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Assistant/Associate Professor

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Position Number 611232
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
At SLIS, we prepare our students in our ALA accredited graduate degree program with the leadership, creativity, and technical skills, to use the principles of information science and library science to address critical challenges.
Primary Purpose of Position
The School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty Assistant or Associate Professor with a focus in library and information science and related areas. At SLIS we prepare our students in our ALA accredited graduate degree program with the leadership, creativity, and technical skills to use the principles of information science and library science to address critical challenges. With the multidisciplinary approach in library science, SLIS seeks applicants who apply management, information technology, and education fields to libraries; examine contemporary approaches to the collection, organization, preservation and dissemination of information resources; or study the societal, political economy, or cultural aspects of information. We seek a candidate with expertise to conduct research and teach graduate courses effectively in all delivery modes in at least one of the following areas covering: archives and records management, leadership and management of libraries; foundations of librarianship and information services; approaches to the organization and administration of public libraries, academic libraries, and special libraries; global librarianship; or, strategies and practices of collection development
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The ideal candidate will bring expertise in such areas including, but not limited to:
  • Archives and records management;
  • Leadership and management of libraries, particularly to support academic librarianship, public librarianship; cataloging, collection development, and reference;
  • Digital youth and school media including youth and adolescent use of digital technologies; digital literacy; news literacy; maker movement;
  • Digital humanities; museum and cultural studies including museum informatics, and archives and records management;
  • Health informatics including use of computational tools and methods to explore questions to address healthcare issues;
  • Information systems including information retrieval, data science and analytics, visualization, bibliometrics, artificial intelligence, user experience;
  • Design for digital experiences including in libraries, community anchor institutions, museums and cultural institutions; systems analysis and design, design thinking
  • Information policy and Information and Society; Digital Inclusion;
  • Cloud engineering and network development; Cybersecurity
Minimum Education/Experience
All candidates are required to hold a doctorate from an accredited university.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Service to the school, university and profession.
Function Instructional
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Teach a teaching load of three courses per semester for the MLS and/or MIS program;
Function Research
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Conduct original research and disseminate scholarship through publications, presentations and other means; Seek and manage funded research; mentor and train students; collaborate with colleagues on research.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03000P
Open Date 09/12/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 08/01/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (Veterans Only)
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

Supplemental Questions

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