Are you passionate about educating the next generation of information professionals? Are you ready to develop your talents in teaching and program management? Do you find yourself drawn to student-centered activities and concerns?
The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor in information sciences to join us in our quest to enrich, elevate and transform communities and the information professions through excellence in research, education, and service. The initial appointment for this 12-month position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will teach and advise students in our new bachelor's degree program in information sciences, serve as director of undergraduate studies, and manage the undergraduate practicum program. School, college, university, and professional service are also expected. Candidates are expected to have teaching interests in areas related to the bachelor's degree program which focuses on user experience design; data, information management, and analytics; and information technology. We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in information sciences, computer science, or related area. Record of successful teaching in a variety of modes and mentoring in an institution of higher education in areas related to the bachelor's degree program. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds. Ability to build positive and mutually-beneficial relationships with professionals working in a variety of information sectors.
Desired Qualifications: Candidates with professional experience in information sciences-related careers, and with industry connections are especially welcome. Experience in program administration, development, and evaluation are also desired.
Individuals interested in applying for the position should submit (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a diversity statement; (4) a current curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three references.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Internal Number: 78025
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