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    Posted: 14/Jul/2019 at 7:36pm
Kent State University Libraries invites applications from engaged individuals interested in joining our team of subject librarians dedicated to student success. We are seeking candidates for: Data Librarian; Life and Health Sciences Librarian; and STEM Librarian.

Required Qualifications (please see individual job descriptions for any additional qualifications):
MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or other relevant graduate degree as deemed appropriate by the Libraries

Knowledge of current issues in the specific subject discipline
Teaching experience, preferably using multiple modes of instruction
Potential to satisfy the requirements for tenure track faculty reappointment, tenure and promotion
Ability to adapt to technological and/or organizational change
Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

University Libraries:
The mission of University Libraries is to deliver unparalleled opportunities for success in learning, research and discovery to our users wherever they are in the world.

Kent State University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the OhioLINK Consortium. The Libraries include six (6) Kent Campus locations, LaunchNET and the Kent State University Press.

Environment:
Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. Founded in 1910, the university is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of approximately 39,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. The Chronicle of Higher Education identifies Kent State as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching ranks Kent State among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities, and U.S. News & World Report ranks Kent State in the coveted top-tier of Best Colleges. Kent is a small but vibrant college-town with close proximity to the cultural, dining, and professional sports activities of major cities, along with the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the many lakes in the region.

Salary, Rank, and Benefits:
Starting salary of $64,042. Faculty status at the Assistant Professor rank, tenure track. Generous health benefits. AAUP Faculty union. Four weeks paid vacation. Support for research activities and professional development. Tuition waiver.

For a full description of the positions and to apply, please visit the Kent State University Libraries Employment Opportunities page - https://www.library.kent.edu/employment-opportunities.   Applications close July 31, 2019. Inquiries should be directed to Mark Pike, Assistant Dean, University Libraries, jmpike@kent.edu.
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