Clarion University of Pennsylvania
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Library Science

The Department of Library Science at Clarion University of Pennsylvania 
invites applications for a nine month full time temporary faculty 
position beginning August 2010. 

Specialty: Librarianship 

Subspecialty: Cataloging and Classification/Metadata

The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the department's 
undergraduate and ALA-accredited graduate programs, which are offered 
on campus, at distance sites, and online. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in all of the 
department's programs and teaching formats. This person should have the 
education and experience to teach courses the department offers in 
cataloging and classification/metadata and should be able to recommend 
and develop new courses in this subject area. Further, the successful 
candidates will be expected to teach in at least one additional core 
area of the curriculum, (such as introduction to the profession, 
collection development, reference, management of libraries, and 
research methods) and in one or more elective areas (see the department 
Web page,, for a full listing of courses).

Minimum qualifications include an ALA-accredited master's degree and 
completion of all requirements but the dissertation for an earned 
doctorate in library science or a related field. Candidates with an 
earned doctorate will be eligible for appointment at the rank of 
assistant professor

Willingness to undertake teaching-related travel and the completion of 
a successful interview are required. The successful completion of a 
Clarion course in online teaching is also a condition of employment. 

Applications must include:
* a letter of application highlighting the applicant's qualifications 
and teaching interests
* a current vita
* official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended 
(unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes)
* the names and contact information for three professional references 
having current knowledge of the applicant's abilities as a teacher 
and/or librarian. Contact information should include business address, 
telephone number, and e-mail address

Review of applications will begin June 14, 2010 and will continue until 
the position is filled.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the successful candidate will be 
required to undergo a background check, including but not limited to a 
criminal record check and verification of past employment and 
educational and other credentials.

Send all materials to:
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Library Science
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood St.
Clarion, PA 16214-1232 
Application Information
Postal Address: Chair, Search Committee
Department of Library Science
Clarion University
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214
Online App. Form: 

Linda L. Lillard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Library Science
205 Carlson Library
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Clarion, PA 16214
Phone: 814-393-2383