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For January 1, 2011. Applications and nominations are invited for a 
ten-month, tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Library and 
Information Science in the MLIS Program at Valdosta State University. 
Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, research, and 
service to the Department, University, profession, and community. More 
information about the Program is available at

The primary focus of the program is to educate librarians for academic, 
public, and special libraries in Georgia. The student body is dispersed 
across the state. Faculty are heavily involved in distance education, 
including Web-based teaching. Effective communication with non-resident 
students is expected.

Required Qualifications:

1. Completed doctorate by date of appointment

2. Candidate holding a doctorate in a field other than Library and 
Information Science must have, in addition to the doctorate, an 
ALA-accredited Masters degree.

3. Teaching interest and research specialization in one of our four 
major program areas: Technical Knowledge, Administration, Services in 
the Knowledge Society, and Resources for Clients.

4. Commitment to distance education, including Web-based teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with Web-based teaching and face-to-face teaching.

2. Professional experience in a library or information center.

*3. **Expertise in classification, cataloging, and indexing, to include 
digital metadata.*

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2010, and continue until 
appointment is made. VSU is an equal opportunity educational 
institution. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, VSU faculty 
application form, 
curriculum vitae, and the names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of 
three references. VSU online application is required. All material 
should be sent to:

Dr. Wallace Koehler, Professor and Director

MLIS Program

Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson St -- Odum 4630

Valdosta, GA 31698-0133

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Phone: 229-333-5966

Fax: 229-259-5055

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Wallace Koehler, PhD
Master of Library and Information Science Program
Odum Library
Valdosta State University
1500 N. Patterson St
Valdosta, GA 31698-0150
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voice: 229 333 5860 fax 229 259 5055

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