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Date:          Fri, 12 Dec 1997 14:47:39 -0500
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - faculty position in school librarianship - Columbia, MO
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Assistant or Associate Professor in school librarianship and learning

School of Information Science and Learning Technologies

The College of Education seeks a highly motivated assistant or associate
professor to work with nationally and internationally recognized faculty in
contributing to the mission of the School of Information Science and
learning Technologies.  Candidates will be expected to:

        attract research funding from external agencies;
        conduct research;
        supervise graduate student research;
        teach graduate courses; and
        advise students in master's and doctoral programs.

The University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Information Science and
Learning Technologies wishes to recruit a faculty member specializing in
school librarianship, with strong interest in and commitment to integration
of information technology.  An interest in children's services will be
considered.  He/she should be able and willing to work with the state
school library community.

Qualifications: earned doctorate in area supporting the research,
development, and instructional mission of the position; experience in
application of research to information and learning applications; potential
to attract external R&D funding.  AA/EOE/ADA Apply to: MaryEllen Sievert,
SISLT, 217 Townsend Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies offers an M.A.
in Library Science, an M.A./M.Ed. In Educational Technology, and an
interdisciplinary Ph.D. Collaborative research among faculty is facilitated
by research groups with interests in Information Retrieval Research,
Cognition and Information Technology, Medical Informatics, and Technology
Innovations in Education.

MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the
largest of the four institutions in the University of Missouri System.  It
is one of the most comprehensive and diverse universities in the United
States and proudly embraces the land grant mission.  MU has a student body
of over 22,000 at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  The College
of Education is one of 18 schools/colleges on campus, has a population of
1,200 undergraduate and 900 graduate students, and a tenure-track faculty
of some 90 members.  As a member of the American Association of
Universities, a state land grant institutions, and a university classified
Research I by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, MU
is a premier provider of graduate and professional education.  MU is
engaged in building on strengths and comparative advantages.  A bottom-up
planning process is in place which captures the enthusiasm and motivation
of our best faculty.  The University of Missouri-Columbia complies with the
guidelines set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  If
you have special needs as addressed by this legislation and need assistance
with this or any portion of the application process, notify us at the
address below as soon as possible.  Efforts will be made to accommodate
your special needs.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Appointment:    Nine-month, tenure track appointment beginning September 1,

Application:    Submit a letter of application including the names of three
references; a vitae; a statement of research, development, and teaching
interest; selected publications; and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:

        Dr. MaryEllen C. Sievert, Chair of Search Committee
        217 Townsend Hall
        College of Education
        University of Missouri-Columbia
        Columbia, MO 65211
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Closing Date:   Formal review of applications begins December 1997, and will
continue until the position is filled.

The University of Missouri-Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.  Applications from women, minorities, and individuals with
disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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