Institution

University of North Texas

Job Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department/College

College of Information - Department of Information Science

Dates

Opening Date: 04/14/2022
Closing Date:  05/20/2022

Job Description

The Department of Information Science (DIS) in the College of Information of the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position to begin fall 2022.

We are seeking exceptional candidates with interests in a wide range of topics. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, Health Informatics, Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Social Justice, and Business Analytics. The Department of Information Science, one of three departments in the College of Information, promotes the understanding of, access to and use of data and information through teaching, research and service activities. The department prepares data and information and professionals of the highest quality to serve in dynamic roles locally, nationally and globally.

Faculty members of the department measure their success by the success of their students and the quality of intellectual contributions to the profession and society. The American Library Association has accredited the department’s master’s program continuously since 1965. The Department offers two bachelor’s degrees, post-master’s certificates, and a doctoral degree in Information Science. Detailed information about the department can be found at https://informationscience.unt.edu.

Job Duties

We expect candidates to successfully teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and to design and deliver courses in various formats, including online and hybrid modalities. The position carries a typical teaching load of three courses during the Fall and Spring semesters.
DIS is committed to creating a learning community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity but especially whose teaching and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
 

Experience/Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills

An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in Information and Library Science or related field would be preferred, but a master’s degree or equivalent degree may be considered if there is extensive and relevant industry experience demonstrated.

Candidates must demonstrate evidence of effective teaching in broad areas of Information and Library Science or related fields. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge and research experience of information and library science, with a strong interest in teaching to students from a variety of disciplines.

Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity as evidenced by their teaching. Prior university teaching experience and applied experience outside of academic settings are preferred.

Supplemental Information

EEO Statement: The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

How to Apply

For additional information about the position and to apply, please visit https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/52809

Required documents needed to apply include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of names and contact information for 3 references
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Information: Applications must include all required components to be considered. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. The search committee will contact references only during advanced stages of screening. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment along with a criminal background check. 

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Heejun Kim ([email protected]) or Barbara Schultz-Jones ([email protected]), Co-Chairs of the Faculty Search Committee.

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