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Position opening: Part-time Instructor James T. Maccaferri 17 Mar 2005 17:52 UTC

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Library Science

The Department of Library Science at Clarion University of Pennsylvania
seeks qualified individuals to teach courses in its ALA-accredited graduate
degree program during the 2005/2006 academic year.  Clarion delivers
courses in its ALA-accredited graduate program over the World Wide Web, via
interactive video, and by on-site instruction at two distance education
sites in Philadelphia and Harrisburg.  This is a full-time temporary
9-month position; a contract for summer employment may also be available.
Appointment will be made at the instructor or assistant professor rank,
depending on qualifications.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach three courses per semester
as well as provide support and guidance for the department's rapidly
growing distance education sites in Philadelphia and Harrisburg; this
includes assisting with outreach and recruitment activities.  The
successful applicant must have a valid driver's license and be willing to

Minimum qualifications include at least an ALA-accredited master's degree
(or recognized international equivalent), professional library and/or
teaching experience, and excellent written and oral communication skills,
including evidence of public speaking ability. The completion of a
successful interview is also required.

Applications must include:

… Current vita;
… Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
[unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes];
… Letter of application highlighting the applicant's qualifications and
teaching interests;
… Names and contact information (postal addresses, telephone numbers, email
addresses, etc.) of three references who can speak to the candidates
professional qualifications.

Review of applications will begin 4 April 2005.

Send all materials to:

Dr. William Buchanan, Chair
Search Committee
Department of Library Science
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA   16214

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is building a diverse academic community
and encourages persons of color, women, veterans, and persons with
disabilities to apply.  AA/EOE