Part-Time Lecturer/Library Information & Media Studies (Pool)

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Pool Name Part-Time Lecturer/Library Information & Media Studies
Faculty Rank Lecturer
Class Code C6139
Is Tenured/ Tenure Track No
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
Job Description Summary

All faculty positions are governed by the tenets of a collective bargaining agreement. Faculty are hired, evaluated, and retained on the basis of conditions covered in the union contract. Primary duties include teaching and related activities assigned during a term of 4.5 months. It is expected that each faculty member engages in teaching and teaching-related activities. Non-tenure track faculty report to a department chairperson or director.

Teaching: faculty members are expected to teach; develop syllabi and teaching materials (ability to organize, analyze, and present knowledge or materials) related to courses taught. Some disciplines require discipline specific certifications and/or licensure in the field for practice or functioning within the State of Illinois; degree specific course work and/or graduate degrees in the discipline.
The LIMS department needs an adjunct instructor to teach at least two of the following courses: information organization, reference, database design and retrieval, info. architecture, digital libraries, and human-computer interactions in the 2012 summer and fall semesters.

Required Education

Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies or related discipline.Priority will be given to applicants with MLIS from an ALA accredited program, and professional library and/or archival work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated ability in design and delivery of courses in a variety of formats, including distance learning modes will be valued. Experience in grant writing and project management would be an advantage.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong research and teaching record appropriate to rank, including teaching experience in an ALA accredited program.

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