SLIS at CUA is scheduling interviews at ALISE 2012 for the following faculty position. If you would like to be considered for the interview at ALISE, please send your application by Jan. 10, 2012.
Health Information Technology: Clinical Assistant Professor with possibility for tenure-track appointment
The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) of The Catholic University of America invites applications for a clinical assistant professor position that will begin in fall 2012. We seek an energetic individual with expertise in health information technology, management of information systems in healthcare, medical informatics, health informatics nursing informatics or public health informatics to support the school's Master of Science in Information Technology program that concentrates on Health Information Technology (MSIT-HIT).
An M.D. or an earned doctoral degree in management of information systems, public health, nursing, library and information science, or a closely related field is highly desirable. Applicants with a master's degree in management of information systems in health care or a closely related field with substantial professional experience will be considered. Applicants must have substantial professional experience in managing health resources and operations with information systems, familiar with healthcare services, and knowledgeable about trends in health information technology. Applicants must have demonstrated teaching ability and the ability to teach in blended format. Grant experience is helpful. An ability to teach one or more of the LIS core courses ( is helpful.
The finalist will be responsible for teaching courses in the MSIT-HIT program, coordinating students' capstone experiences, advising students, and developing and maintaining close relationships with practitioners and educators in the field. The school offers courses in Washington, DC and Virginia. The teaching load is six courses per academic year and can be reduced by assuming substantial administrative responsibilities. Summer teaching is optional.
The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university's mission and goals.
The Catholic University of America is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA/V/D/M/F.
Review of applications will begin on Dec. 20, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
School of Library and Information Science
The Catholic University of America
Washington D.C. 20064
We encourage electronic submissions (email to [log in to unmask]). Applications and nominations of minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Preliminary interviews will be held through online meeting systems and at the conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education if necessary. For more information about the school, please visit