The Search Committee is currently reviewing applications and hopes to conduct preliminary interviews beginning January 14, 2013.



Faculty Position Announcement

Information and Library Science

The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank with a starting date of July 1, 2013.

The faculty seeks an outstanding colleague with primary research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: (1) Information behaviors, including both individual and social information seeking and use; (2) Knowledge management, including both organizational and personal information management; and (3) Organizational behavior and management, including leadership, entrepreneurship, and project management.

The School offers the Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Post-Masterís Certificate, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees (see for details).

An earned doctorate is required at the time of employment. Candidates should provide evidence of research and teaching excellence, and potential for leadership in their area of expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Faculty are expected to engage in research, teach, advise students, participate in School, University, and professional activities, and otherwise share their expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should be excited by and able to thrive in an intellectually stimulating multi-disciplinary environment. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may view the job posting and submit a CV, cover letter, and a list of four references at: For questions, please contact Susan Sylvester ([log in to unmask]), 919-962-8071 (fax) or you may mail questions to: Dr. Barbara Wildemuth, Search Committee Chair, School of Information and Library Science, CB #3360, 100 Manning Hall, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply