The School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University in Boston invites applications for a contract faculty position to begin July 1, 2020 (start date negotiable). As a mission-driven institution, we invite applications from library and information science professionals who share our passion and commitment to empowering people with information.
School of Library and Information Science at Simmons University combines theory with professional practice to enable students to succeed, thrive, and become leaders in the field. Simmons University is a small, highly collegial, and dynamic university located in the heart of Boston's world-renowned Longwood Medical Area. We make use of the vibrant library, archives, cultural heritage and technology community in Boston to enhance our faculty and student experiences.
We seek an innovative educator with dedication to graduate teaching and mentoring, and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration inside and outside the University. The successful candidate will be expected to teach on a 12-month contract, advise students, contribute to curriculum development, and provide service to the university. We are especially interested in candidates whose areas of expertise include:
As a University committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.
We are open to individuals interested in, and qualified for, either of the following positions. Please note that we are filling only one position at this time:
To apply, please submit a cover letter (including the title of the position for which you are applying), a CV, and a teaching statement at https://tinyurl.com/SimmonsSLIS-position
Additional supporting materials to document excellence in teaching, such as course evaluations and syllabi of courses taught, are optional and welcomed.
Application review will begin on December 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Three letters of recommendation will be requested of selected applicants following an initial review of applications. If you have questions about the position, please email Dr. Kyong Eun Oh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) houses the ALA-accredited, graduate M.S. program in Library and Information Science. SLIS is part of the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences (COCIS), which also includes the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science and the School of Business. COCIS nurtures a supportive and collaborative environment by embracing the principles of diversity and identity inclusion, developing the next generation of critical thinkers, problem solvers, and principled leaders who can solve the global challenges of the 21st century.