Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI — Lecturer

The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing – Indianapolis invites applications for one full-time lecturer-track faculty position in the Department of Library and Information Science. The appointment will begin August 1, 2021 at the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. This appointment is annually renewable, based upon satisfactory performance. This is a 10-month appointment, with opportunity to teach in the summer months as well.

A committed educator is sought to join our department. We are interested in candidates with one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Information representation: cataloging, metadata
  • Digital resources/collections management
  • Technology (user experience // information organization// information systems design)
  • Archives and digital preservation

Candidates must demonstrate effective teaching in an online environment and several years of professional (industry) experience in the area of expertise, a deep understanding of career opportunities in the information professions, and a passion for graduate student mentoring and success. Ideal candidates will also shape their teaching in ways that leverage the unique strengths of the School of Informatics and Computing and the IUPUI campus, including its interdisciplinary and collaborative environment and commitment to service and community engagement.

Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS required
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Knowledge of state of the art practice and theory in the areas of teaching
  • Effective teaching at the graduate level, and ability to adapt and diversify pedagogy for changing methodologies.

Responsibilities
Full-time lecturer-track faculty commit to a balanced workload of teaching and service, which includes:

  • Teaching graduate courses in the LIS department; typically four course section/equivalents per semester and 3-5 different courses per academic year; supervise independent study.
  • Contribute to course and curriculum development and innovative pedagogical approaches
  • Advise and mentor graduate students.
  • Commit to service at the department, school and campus level, as well as to the professional community.

How to apply
Application instructions are available at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10448. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by March 1, 2021. However, the position will remain open until filled. Questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Andrea Copeland ajapzon@iupui.edu

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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