University of Kentucky
School of Library & Information Science
Position Title: Lecturer (Two positions)
Job Description: Positions
are nine month with a 3:3 teaching load and additional service or administrative responsibilities.
Candidates for this position will have primary responsibility for directing and teaching in the undergraduate Information Studies program and secondary affiliation with either the Masters in Library & Information
Science or Information & Communication Technology programs. Areas of interest include but are not limited to information literacy, student success and persistence, assessment, information management, and database management.
Qualifications: Requires Master’s degree in LIS or related field. An earned (or near completion) doctorate in library and information science is desirable.
The University of Kentucky is the flagship campus in the state, situated in greater Lexington (population 300,000), in the beautiful Bluegrass region of horse farms and rolling hills. Lexington in an increasingly
diverse community with a thriving downtown and lively arts and culture scene. Founded in 1865, UK is a public, research-extensive, land grant Institution, ranked among the top U.S. public universities on a number of criteria, with special strength in the health
sciences. The School is part of the College of Communication and Information, which includes the Department of Communication and the School of Journalism and Telecommunications, and is a member of the iSchool consortium.
The Master’s program is ALA–accredited. Strong relationships with computing, telecommunications and library services provide a rich environment for teaching and research.
Faculty positions are for nine months with possible opportunities for summer teaching. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and level of appointment. Benefits include participation
in TIAA/CREF, employer-funded health insurance, and tuition assistance for employees, partners and dependents. For additional information, please see
Send letter of application, a complete vita, and the names of at least three references to:
Jeffrey Huber, Director
School of Library and Information Science
University of Kentucky
320 Little Library Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0224
Positions are contingent on final approval for funding. Review process will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Expected starting date is August 1, 2014. Application and nomination
of minority candidates are strongly encouraged. The University’s commitment to diversity
is discussed at
The University of Kentucky is An Equal Opportunity Employer