Summary Description of Position Simmons GSLIS invites
applicants and nominations for an open-rank full-time tenure-track position.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, conduct research, contribute to developing
curriculum, and provide service to the College and the information
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION: We seek faculty in the areas of digital stewardship,
digital preservation, digital curation, or data curation to lead a recently
launched online advanced certificate in digital stewardship and to further a
developing digital stewardship curriculum at the master's level. The faculty
may also teach in the core curriculum as needed.
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Opportunities to teach include: both master's and doctoral level courses;
summer semesters; continuing education institutes; and at the GSLIS program at
the Mount Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Experience in
the area of designing and delivering online courses is highly desirable.
Simmons College participates in TIAA/CREF and offers excellent benefits
packages, including tuition reimbursement for dependents at Simmons and other
Simmons is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a
variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community.
Please visit us at http://www.simmons.edu/gslis/.
Position Requirements: (Education and Experience)
If some education and/or experience is "preferred", please indicate as
Preference will be given to applicants who have already earned a doctoral
degree in library and information science or an appropriate related field, can
demonstrate excellence in teaching, have a research portfolio, and show the
potential for leadership in scholarship and professional service. Candidates
who are hired without the doctoral degree will be expected to complete this
degree within two years of their hiring date.
Special Instructions to Applicants For further information,
please contact: Professor Jeannette A. Bastian, Chair, Faculty Search
Committee, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College
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Consideration of applications will begin on October 18 and will continue until
the position is filled.
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