Asst Professor

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC705
Advertised Title Asst Professor
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 002115
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department University Libraries
Position Summary

This position is one member of the team of library faculty and staff who provide information assistance to individuals and groups of library users. S/he participates in providing direct user assistance at the Research and Information Services Desk and also participates in the User Instruction program. S/he participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating instruction related programs and services that enhance user awareness of and access to library resources. The RIS Librarian is a member of the Research and Instructional Services Department and participates fully in the programs and services of that department. As a member of the faculty, he/she also participates in the University Libraries’ Collection Development Program, serves as library liaison to assigned department(s), serves on committees and task forces, and maintains an appropriate research and publication agenda.

Minimum Position Qualifications

A. This is a 12 month, tenure track, faculty position that requires an ALA accredited Master’s Degree and appropriate, relevant library work experience. Experience or familiarity with the other functional areas of the department including government publications, staff training, or reference collection development would be preferred. Faculty members are expected to provide professional service, conduct research, and publish their work in appropriate professional publications. A second graduate degree is required to be eligible for tenure or promotion.

Special Conditions

This position requires a varying work schedule and will include some evening and weekend hours. The specific work schedule may change from week to week depending on the needs of the library and the responsibilities of the position.

Posting Date 11/21/2017
Closing Date 12/11/2017
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must upload a cover letter, a current resume, and contact information for 5 references.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your library work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript