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>From: Nancy J Evans <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 8:22 AM
>Subject: UAlberta SLIS Tenure-track Career Opportunity
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>The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) at the University
>of Alberta invites applications for one (1) full-time tenure track
>position. The date of the appointment will ideally be July 1, 2017.
>We seek candidates who are intellectually curious, excited about
>rigorous research and scholarship and its applications, committed to
>quality teaching and learning in face-to-face and online environments,
>and who extend our interests in the public good and the global
>information professions as they are practiced in diverse communities.
>The position requires an individual who can work effectively in a
>collegial environment with an earned PhD in Library and Information
>Science or a related field. Candidates near completion will also be
>considered. An MLIS or equivalent is highly desirable. The candidates
>will have demonstrated teaching experience relevant to the School¹s
>evolving MLIS curriculum (http://www.slis.ualberta.ca/Courses.aspx)
>and demonstrated expertise and scholarship in or informing library and
>information studies in the context of one or more of the following
>Indigenous scholarship, with a particular focus on archival studies,
>protection of traditional knowledge and cultural expression, or
>indigenous studies of ICTs.
>Information systems, with a particular focus on information retrieval,
>text analysis, and/or information visualization.
>Records management, archives, and/or museums.
>For nearly 50 years, the School of Library and Information Studies has
>offered the only American Library Association (ALA)-accredited MLIS
>program on the Canadian prairies. The School has a combined MA/MLIS
>program with Humanities Computing (HUCO) and an MBA/MLIS program with
>The Alberta School of Business. Our PhD is individual and
>interdisciplinary and SLIS faculty serve as co-supervisors. The School
>also offers Canada¹s only entirely online MLIS degree program.
>For additional information please visit our website at:
>The University of Alberta (www.ualberta.ca) is one of the largest and
>most research productive universities in Canada. With more than 37,000
>students from 143 countries, the U of A regularly ranks in the top 4
>universities in the country and in the top 100 universities in the
>world according to the latest QS Worldwide university rankings
>The university offers highly competitive salaries and an excellent
>Edmonton and the University of Alberta are situated on Treaty 6
>territory, a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous
>Peoples, including Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, and Nakota
>Sioux. The city of Edmonton has over one million residents and one of
>Canada's strongest economies. The University of Alberta has grown and
>thrived in step with its host for more than 100 years. Like the
>university, Edmonton is a place where people come together to build,
>create, and change things for the better. It is defined by an
>entrepreneurial spirit not only in business, but also in the arts and
>in social activism aimed at ensuring opportunity for all. It is a
>place where good ideas have the best chance to become reality.
>Edmonton boasts 78 arts and cultural organizations including the
>Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Edmonton Opera, Citadel Theatre and more
>than 30 arts and cultural festivals taking place each year.
>Review of applications will begin January 4, 2017, and will continue
>until the position is filled.
>For more information and to apply please see:
>Acting Assistant Chair, Administration
>School of Library Information Studies
>3-20 Rutherford South
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>780 492 0373
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>Toni Samek, PhD
>Professor and Chair
>School of Library & Information Studies
>3-18 Rutherford South, University of Alberta
>Edmonton, Alberta CANADA T6G 2J4
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