Asst Professor/Assoc Professor

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law

United States

December 20, 2021

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Position Details

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Asst Professor/Assoc Professor Department UNT-Information Science-133310 College/School College of Information Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Salary Information Department Summary

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 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 Master of Science with majors in library science and information science has been accredited continuously by the American Library Association since 1965. The Department offers two bachelor's degrees, two master programs, and a doctoral degree in Information Science. Detailed information about the department can be found at https: // informationscience.unt.edu/.

Position Summary

The Department of Information Science (IS) in the College of Information of the University of North Texas invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position with a research and teaching focus in archival studies and archival management. The main responsibilities of the job involve teaching students at the graduate and undergraduate level in archival studies, records management, and information science, coordinating the concentration in archival studies and the graduate academic certificate in archival management, conducting research in related areas and providing service to the university and the profession.

We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and teaching, who can leverage the strengths of the department's dynamic faculty and programs, and who will build collaborative relationships in the University and profession.

The College of Information and Department of Information Science are 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 research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.

This is a nine month, full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to show evidence of or develop a record of scholarly research necessary to earn tenure. The candidate must demonstrate ability to design and deliver courses in a variety of formats, including online and hybrid modalities, and is expected to teach core courses and specialized courses in library science and Information Science. The candidate is also expected to coordinate students' practicum/internship experiences, work closely with doctoral students and serve on dissertation committees, and develop close relationships with practitioners and educators in the field.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in archival studies, library science, information science or other closely related fields. Applicants seeking appointment with tenure at the associate professor rank must demonstrate evidence of effective teaching, research, and scholarship and must meet UNT's criteria for tenure at the associate professor level. All candidates must demonstrate relevant working experience or expertise in the form of research and publications in archives and archival studies.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience and research in areas such as archival studies, archival management, records management, Library and information science.

Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Archival Studies & Archival Management Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. 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.

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Job Duties

Posting Number F565P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications must include all required components to be considered. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is closed. 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.

Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/50373 Position End Date (if temporary)

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Sample Syllabi
  • Sample Publication 1
  • Optional Documents

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