Visiting Assistant Professor

The University of Southern Mississippi School of Library and Information Science, an ALA Accredited MLIS program in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor

Duties will include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level, participation in the development and delivery of courses both face to face and via Internet; be contributing member of the library and information science community locally and nationally.

A PhD in library and information science or closely allied discipline; master’s in library and information science with three (3) years of experience; demonstrated skills with current information technology and evidence of potential excellence in teaching and research.

Competence with and interest in information and communications technologies, services to multicultural populations, and interdisciplinary approaches to information problems

Expertise and ability to teach in one or more of the traditional library science core subjects, including but not limited to: technical services, information storage and retrieval, database design and management, instructional design, school library media centers, and services to children.

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls nearly 16,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Six additional research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Meridian.

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