The deadline for applications has been extended to March 1, 2013


Assistant Professor in Youth Services for 2013-14.

Queens College, City University of New York, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS) invites applications and nominations for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of Youth Services. GSLIS is the only publicly supported American Library Association accredited school of library and information studies in the metropolitan New York City area.

The GSLIS currently has 12 full-time faculty and offers a broad curriculum. In addition to its M.L.S. degree it offers a 30 credit Certificate of Post-Masters Studies in Librarianship, a 15 credit Certificate in Archives and Preservation, a 12 credit Certificate in Children’s and Young Adult Services in Public Libraries, and three programs for the preparation of New York State certified School Library Media Specialists. The GSLIS has a large (350+) and highly diverse student body, only 10% of whom are full-time.

Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. in library/information science or a related field or the equivalent with preference given to those applicants with at least one earned graduate degree in library/information science and/or experience with public library youth services.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record or potential for teaching, research, and service at the graduate level to merit appointment at the City University of New York, experience in library/information science education, and excellent communication skills. Preference will be given the candidate with expertise in both traditional and current children and young adult fiction and nonfiction materials, both in print and other formats; including but not limited to, picture books, media, graphic novels, and games

Applications should be addressed to; click Employment; click Search job listings; Faculty; and locate job # 6972. Applications must be submitted online.

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Linda Cooper, PhD

Associate Professor

Vice Chair & Coordinator of LMS Programs

Graduate School of Library and Information Studies

Queens College, City University of New York

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