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Assistant Professor, LIS
Teaching responsibilities for this nine-month appointment include topics primarily in library and information science. This could include, but is not limited to, digital curation, archives, health information, data science, information literacy, or knowledge organization. Candidates will be  expected to teach a 2-2 teaching load at the graduate or undergraduate level in library and information  science with opportunities to teach across the School’s programs. This position will have an expected  distribution of effort of 50% research, 45% teaching, and 5% service. Faculty are expected to teach, advise students, maintain a personal research program, participate in professional activities, and serve on university committees. Opportunities exist to work with doctoral students in the College’s interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.
Position: Assistant Professor, LIS
Organization: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington,  KY 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/24/2023
Date Posted: 10/24/2023
Requirements Candidates are expected to hold an earned Ph.D. or be in ABD status in information science, library science, or a related field at the time of the interview. The Ph.D. is required by August 2024, for the successful candidate to hold the  rank of assistant professor and begin the probationary period toward tenure. To apply, please visit the University of Kentucky Jobs site https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/494265.

Application materials should include: (1) a letter of application that briefly summarizes  background, qualifications, and interest in the position; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Application review will begin January 1, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Sean Burns via email at sean.burns@uky.edu.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/23/2023
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University of Kentucky
320 Lucille Little Fine Arts Library

Lexington,  KY 40506
United States
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