Due to outstanding growth potential, the
Department of Library and Information Studies
in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY) is currently seeking to expand its intellectual capital and resources. We seek a dynamic, collaborative, and innovative scholar at the Assistant
or Associate Professor rank. The preferred candidate will have a leading-edge research agenda, a record of successful publication, experience in a professional context, potential to develop external funding opportunities, and be able to contribute to effective
teaching and professional service in the academic and community contexts.
The Department of Library and Information Studies offers flexible programs that provide fully online or hybrid course delivery options.
Applicants for this position must hold a doctorate degree in library and information science or a related discipline.
*Research agendas can include but are not limited to one of the following areas:
The Department of Library and Information Studies offers an ALA-accredited MS in Information and Library Science, an MS in School Librarianship, and an Advanced Studies Certificate. These programs enjoy strong stakeholder support from the community. In addition, we have collaborative agreements with the School of Law to offer a JD/MS in Information and Library Science and with the Department of Music to offer an MA (Music) and MS in Information and Library Science.
UB is a flagship institution in the SUNY system and a member of the Association of American Universities. Recently, US News and World Report ranked UB among the top 50 of the best public national universities. UB has also been named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Buffalo-Niagara Falls region features four seasons of activities and events, from arts, culture, and historical tourism, to professional sports and environmental splendor. The City of Buffalo is consistently voted a top arts and culture destination. To learn more about the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.
The Search Committee will accept nominations and applications until the position is filled.
Please send nominations to the Search Committee Chair and include the nominee’s name, position, email address, and telephone number.
Please include the following application materials online at: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp, posting number 1500742.
Cover letter expressing interest in the position
Contact information for three professional references.
Initial screening of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Informal interviews may be scheduled
by Skype, at the 2015 conference of the Association for Information Science and Technology, or at the 2016 conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education.
Please send inquiries and nominations to:
Dr. Ying Sun, Search Committee Chair
534 Baldy Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260