The Dalhousie School of Information Management (SIM) invites 
applications for a three-year term appointment at the Assistant 
Professor level commencing 1^st July 2010.

The School offers two graduate programs and contributes to a 
collaboratively delivered undergraduate program. At the graduate level, 
SIM provides the American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master of 
Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program and the mid-career 
external program Master of Information Management. At the undergraduate 
level, the School provides core and elective courses in the Bachelor of 
Management program, notably in the provision of the new Knowledge 
Management major. In addition, the School supports Dalhousie's 
Interdisciplinary PhD program.

The School is part of the interdisciplinary Faculty of Management, with 
the Schools of Business Administration, Public Administration, Resource 
and Environmental Studies, and the Marine Affairs Program. The Faculty 
of Management has a unique commitment to values-based management with a 
focus on sustainability and on getting things done. We seek an 
additional colleague who will contribute to, and thrive in, this 
environment. Information about the School may be found at

This position is co-funded by the School and the Bachelor of Management 
program (25% and 75% respectively). Given this funding imperative, the 
successful candidate will have:


      Demonstrated strengths in teaching at the undergraduate level are
      essential. Successful experience with graduate teaching, as well
      as with online tools and pedagogy, will be an asset


      Ability to manage a number of special projects assigned by the
      Bachelor of Management Program Director as part of the service
      requirement of the position


      PhD and research experience in LIS, KM, or related field

Graduate teaching requirements will be in the Information Management / 
Knowledge Management areas. As the School's strategic goals include 
development of the undergraduate Knowledge Management major, the 
following teaching areas/courses are of special interest to the School 
and the principal teaching assignments for this position will be drawn 
from this list:


      MGMT 2601 Knowledge Management


      MGMT 4601 Advanced Knowledge Management


      MGMT 3601 Information in a Networked World


      MGMT 1601 Electronic Information Management


      MGMT 3603 Beyond Google

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an 
employment equity/affirmative action employer. The University encourages 
applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a 
disability, racially visible persons and women.

Review of applications will begin on Monday 19^th , July 2010 and will 
continue to be accepted until position is filled.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and 
research interests, and three letters of reference (forwarded under 
separate cover from the referees) to:

Ms Shanna Balogh, Administrative Assistant

School of Information Management Search Committee

Faculty of Management

Dalhousie University

6100 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3J5, Canada

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Louise Spiteri, PhD
Academic Program Director
Master of Library&  Information Studies
School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS Canada B3H 3J5
Voice:  902-494-2473
Fax:      902-494-2451
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