Faculty Employment Opportunities
The University of Washington is committed to being one of the top information schools in the world. As part of this effort, we seek outstanding individuals to join our exceptional, interdisciplinary faculty. These new colleagues join a faculty eager to participate in a broad-based, inclusive Information School with academic programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. Faculty in the Information School teach across all programs.
The University of Washington seeks applications for the Director of the Master of Library and Information Science Law Librarianship Specialization. The successful applicant will be appointed as a Senior Lecturer, full-time, in the University of Washington Information School for three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a full-time position (nine-month appointment with one month of summer support) with an anticipated start date of January 2, 2020. This position includes faculty voting rights and is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications.
The successful candidate will join the faculty of a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity.
This position requires a minimum of a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree and an MLIS or equivalent from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.
The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of professional experience in librarianship with a record of increasing responsibility for leadership and administration.
The ideal candidate will also have 5 years of experience teaching and developing courses, as well as experience and a knowledge base regarding equity and inclusion.
Please go here for full position announcement and application instructions. This position is open until filled with a preferred application deadline of September 15, 2019.
Questions regarding openings at the Information School should be directed to iApply@uw.edu. We will do our best to respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.