*The Department of Library and Information Studies, University of the West
Indies, (UWI) Mona
seeks suitably qualified applicants for tenure track position as
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer [Assistant Professor/Associate
Professor] commencing August 1, 2013***


The Department of Library and Information Studies (DLIS) is committed to
provide excellent teaching and research to develop information
professionals who are equipped to function effectively in a variety of
environments. The DLIS presently offers two undergraduate and two
postgraduate degree programmes and faculty are required to teach at both
levels, supervise student research, engage in research activities, and be
actively involved in public service. The DLIS is also embarking on new
undergraduate and graduate programmes which emphasize the synthesis of
people, information and technology.

*We seek applicants with research interests and the ability to **teach in
three or more of the following:  1) Information Technologies including
areas of web design and management, database creation and management; 2)
digital libraries and digital curation; 3) **Library systems and software
applications;4) M**ultimedia applications in libraries; and 5) Information
Management. *

The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the major issues
facing Library and Information Science today while developing areas of
specialization. **

*Requirements *

   - An earned *doctorate *in library/information science or  a related
   discipline such as computer science, information technology, or education;
   - Demonstrated record of research and publications;
   - Expertise and experience in the application of technology for course
   delivery; online/hybrid course delivery,   and teaching experience would
   be useful assets.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (inclusive of a statement on
teaching and research interests  giving full particulars of qualifications,
experience, the names and addresses of three (3) referees (one of whom
should be from your present organization) and copies of academic
qualifications. These should be sent by electronic mail to
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Resource Management Division, The University of the West Indies, Mona
Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica*.  The final date for receipt of applications
is *January 31, 2013 or until the position is filled.      *For further
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*The University of the West Indies (UWI*) is a dynamic, international
institution serving the countries of the Commonwealth Caribbean. Its
faculties offer a wide range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral
programmes in Humanities and Education, Pure and Applied Sciences, Science
and Agriculture, Engineering, Law, Medical Sciences and the Social Sciences.
At 64 years old, the institution represents the oldest of its kind within
the region and has been responsible for producing outstanding leaders who
have aided in catapulting regional development.  In furtherance of its
mission to propel the economic, social, political, and cultural development
of West Indian society through Teaching, Research, Innovation, Advisory and
Community Services, and Intellectual Leadership, the University of the West
Indies (UWI) invites applications for the above position.


Paulette A Kerr, PhD

Department of Library and Information Studies,

University of the West Indies, Mona

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