The Faculty at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek interdisciplinary colleagues who are interested in joining our sustained and creative efforts to advance the scholarship and practice of information and library science. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply for a fixed-term lecturer position. The initial appointment is for one year with potential renewal for up to three-year periods.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach 9 credit hours per semester to graduate and undergraduate students. Ability to teach online, as well as residential sections, is required. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: + + Database applications, to include semantic modeling, relational database theory, SQL, indexing, XML, non-text databases, database design, administration, current issues in development and use, optimization, indexing, transactions, and database programming. + + Systems analysis, systems approach to the design and development of information systems, methods and tools for the analysis and modeling of system functionality (e.g., structured analysis) and data represented in the system (e.g., object-oriented analysis). For descriptions of SILS course offerings, see http://sils.unc.edu/courses. The individual in this position will also be expected to advise students, serve on committees, and participate in faculty activities.
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) seeks to advance the profession and practice of information science and librarianship; to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science, and to make significant contributions to the study of information. Faculty members further these goals by teaching and advisory work; by research and scholarly publishing; and by service to the School, the university, the state, and the professional community.
The School's programs are among the top-ranked by the US News and World Report and internationally known for its outstanding research, teaching, and service. The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, a new Master of Professional Science Master's degree in Digital Curation, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Library Science. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Post-Master's Certificate in Data Curation, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees (see http://sils.unc.edu for details).
Education and Experience:
Evidence of prior classroom teaching experience or three years of experience in one-on-one instruction or similar consultative situations is also required for this position. In addition to strong interpersonal skills, having relevant professional experience and experience in academic advising and faculty life are all assets.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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