Advertising Number: 0004900
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
Working Title: Organization of Information
Position Type: Faculty
Department: 12470 - SCH OF LIBRARY & INFO SCI - COL OF HUMAN SCI & EDUCAT
Classified Positions Only
Campus: 0601 - LSU
Job Summary/Responsibilities: Full-time tenure track position. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two courses each semester including Bibliographic Organization and Resource Development, Introduction to Cataloging and Classification, Advanced Cataloging and Classification, and/or Electronic Description of Archival Materials. We are looking for an energetic scholar who enjoys teaching and mentoring students to join our faculty in August, 2014.
The Assistant Professor will teach graduate classes and develop a program of research, scholarship and grantsmanship consistent with the mission of the School and a Research-Very High institution.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in a related field (ABD candidates may apply); a record of excellence in research and publishing; demonstrated ability to teach effectively; strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
Desired Qualifications: Experience with emerging tools and software in the field; experience with online instruction; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated leadership potential in scholarship and professional service.
Posting Date: 02-25-2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Additional Position Information: An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Application review will begin March 11, 2014 and continue until a candidate is selected.
BENEFITS: LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; sick leave; paid holidays; wellness benefits; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
EEO Statement: THE LSU SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER
Quicklink for Posting: lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57390
Suzanne M. Stauffer, Ph.D.
School of Library and Information Science
Louisiana State University
277 Coates Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
--T.S. Eliot, "Choruses from The Rock"