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Humanist Archives: Oct. 15, 2022, 6:40 a.m. Humanist 36.213 - open-rank professorship (Missouri)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 213.
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        Date: 2022-10-14 20:09:58+00:00
        From: Barker, Anne K. <>
        Subject: Open Rank LIS Position: University of Missouri

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) - the
iSchool at the University of Missouri - seeks to recruit an energetic, highly
motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and service of
the school in the MLIS, PhD, and certificate programs, as well as growing
undergraduate options. We seek a candidate whose work complements and builds
from current faculty research strengths in Library and Information Sciences. The
ideal candidate will bring a high potential for work in digital humanities
and/or law librarianship, with additional skills in information visualization
and in leveraging legal sources and data to solve real-world problems.

Open rank (Assistant, Associate, Full Professor) faculty position with an
emphasis in digital humanities (DH) and/or information management in areas such
as law, medicine, and other corporate or government settings. The latter may
include legal uses, policy, and governance of information as well as its
presentation in special library settings and organizations.


Minimum: Earned doctorate in information science or a closely related field at
the time of appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on, among other factors: High caliber teaching.
Professional experience in libraries, archives, digital humanities or other
information organizations. Law, medicine or other domain-specific library
experience welcomed.

Application Materials

To Apply: Apply online at (Academic Job ID
# 43949 - SISLT).

Upload (a) a letter of application in which you describe the position you are
applying for and detail your qualifications for the position, (b) research
statement, (c) 2 sample scholarly artifacts, (d) evidence of experiences in
seeking or generating external funding, (e) evidence of teaching effectiveness
(course syllabi, student evaluations, chair/advisor/peer reviews), (f) a
diversity statement (professional skills, experience and/or willingness to
engage in activities that would enhance campus diversity and equity efforts),
and (g) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments
section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover
Letter section.

Please contact Dr. Sarah Buchanan, Search Committee Chair<> or 573-884-9487, for
questions about the position.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022, and continue until the
position is filled.


Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a
comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans,
retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on
University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving  the goal of a
diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek
individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of
respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for
employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without
unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin,
ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status
protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be
interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious
organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with
the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of
America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations
at 573-884-2577.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA
at 573-884-7278.

Anne K. Barker
Research & Instructional Services Librarian
164 Ellis Library<>

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