University of Alabama — Assistant Professor, Information Technology

The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies seeks a faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 16, 2019 at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants should have teaching and research interests in the area of information technologies as they relate to the field of Library and Information Studies.

We are seeking faculty with teaching and research interests in:

  • Data Science
  • Database Systems
  • Metadata Technologies
  • Information systems
  • Network architecture

This faculty member must have the ability to connect relevant technology expertise to teaching assignments and projects reflecting Library and Information Studies, and be able to support multiple teaching, research, and service opportunities at SLIS, in our College and at the University of Alabama. These opportunities include education at doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels.


  • Completed doctorate or nearing completion in library and information science or related field (must be completed before start of employment);
  • Documented evidence of ability to establish and maintain a sustained and rigorous research agenda;
  • Demonstrated teaching ability;
  • Commitment to professional service.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Health and Life Insurance
  • TIAA and VALIC available
  • Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama

Application Process:
Review of applications will begin December 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The final deadline to apply is December 17, 2018. Please do not attempt to contact the department directly regarding this position. Applications can only be accepted and processed through the University of Alabama online hiring system at

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, The University of Alabama is strongly committed to diversity and values candidates who bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to our community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.