We are pleased to announce that we are searching to fill a position at the Assistant Professor level in the Library Science Program at Old Dominion University:


Tenure-track Position in School Librarianship 


The Darden College of Education at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, invites applications for a tenure-track, 10 month position beginning fall 2010 at the assistant rank for its NCATE/AASL recognized graduate program in school librarianship.


The College seeks scholars with expertise in library science and interest in school libraries along with the ability to teach and research in one or more of the core library science coursework areas, such as reference, technical services, collection development, technology, or other areas as appropriate.


Responsibilities:   The successful candidate will teach face-to-face and on-line courses in the school library program which is housed in the Department of Teaching and Learning.   In addition to teaching graduate courses in library science, the individual will advise students; supervise adjunct faculty; conduct research, write grants and other scholarly activities; and provide service to the University and to the neighboring school divisions to form partnerships and collaborative relationships.   A record of national/international activity and service to the profession is desired.


Qualifications: Earned doctorate in library/information science or related field; potential to teach graduate courses in school librarianship or related library science areas; strong research potential or a history of scholarly activities; and ability to develop a record of service to the library profession.  Preference will be given to candidates who possess a doctorate in library/information science or education by June 2010.


Submit a curriculum vita, contact information for three references, and letter of inquiry to:  Dr. Gail Dickinson, Department of Teaching & Learning, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529. Email: [log in to unmask] or phone 757-683-6683. Screening of applicants will begin March 25, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. Old Dominion University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.



Carol A. Doll, Professor

Library Science Program

145 Education Building

Teaching and Learning  Department

Darden College of Education

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Virginia  23529

(757)683-3222; (757)683-3284 main office; (757) 683-5862 FAX