Pratt looking for School of Info/Lib Science TT faculty

Pratt looking for School of Info/Lib Science TT faculty

The School of Information and Library Science at Pratt Institute seeks
an exceptional candidate for a full time tenure-track faculty position.

We seek a faculty member to teach and do research in areas related to
digital libraries, information architecture, usability, information
design, systems and networks, having experience in and knowledge of
diverse information environments including libraries, archives and
museums and strong computer ability and background  as applied to
open source software, mobile technology and applications.

The appointment will be made at the level of assistant  professor to
begin fall 2012.

Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence
in teaching and research and have potential for leadership in research
and professional engagement.

A PhD in LIS or a related field is required.

Located in the heart of Manhattan, Pratt-SILS seeks faculty that will
thrive in this culturally diverse environment and will engage with the
Pratt community to pursue creative and innovative approaches to their
work and to help enrich and develop the Pratt-SILS degree and
certificate programs.

To apply, please send a single PDF file that includes the following

Cover letter, CV, Statement on research and teaching.

Reviews begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Members of search committee will be conducting interviews at the

ALISE conference (Dallas Jan 2012) and at the iSchool conference
(Toronto Feb 2012)

Inquiries regarding the position may be sent to:

Dr. Irene Lopatovska, search committee co-chair (


Dr. Debbie Rabina, search committee co-chair  (

Please send application materials to:

Dr. Irene Lopatovska <>


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