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Full-time Lecturer, University of North Texas College of Information, Denton, TX

The University of North Texas, Department of Information Science, invites applications for a lecturer (non-tenure track) position in library and information sciences for Spring 2017 to be based in the greater Houston, Texas area. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Master's level core courses (and other courses) in the one or more of following areas: information and knowledge professions, information access and knowledge inquiry, or information organization. Applicants should to be committed to teaching as their primary focus and be able to demonstrate strong, innovative, and varied teaching methods. Professional, university, college, and departmental service will be expected. There are no research expectations for this position.  Some travel may be required.

Minimum qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in information sciences or a related field or be in candidacy stage at the time of appointment.  Candidate must also have post-secondary teaching experience or a combination of teaching and professional experience. 

Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be giving to candidates who have experience working with distance education and cohorts as well as experience in designing and delivering courses in a variety of formats, such as face-to-face, online, and blended. Evidence of teaching via distance or distributed learning methods is highly desirable.  Candidates who have the ability to collaborate with the community of practitioners and colleagues are desirable.  Evidence of service to his/her professional community is also preferred.

This is a 9-month position with optional summer teaching.

To apply for the position, visit You must submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for 3 references to apply.

The position is open until the search is closed.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jodi Philbrick, Lecturer Search Committee Chair, or 940-369-5880.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when 

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


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