Instructor in Library Science
Rutgers The State University
United States

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Recruitment/Posting Title Instructor - Summer Session for the Master’s Program in Information (Summer 2024)
Department SC&I - Library & Info Science
Salary Salary per Credit
Posting Summary
The Department of Library and Information Science seeks part-time lecturers for its master’s program in Information. Please see the description of our program at https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/academics/graduate/master-information and the list of courses we offer at https://comminfo.rutgers.edu/academics/courses?courses=&program=32. Within your cover letter, please let us know which courses in our program you feel most prepared to teach. Please submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three references. You may also upload any evidence of your teaching experience such as sample syllabi or course materials, results of student instructional ratings, or published work.
Position Status Part Time
Posting Number 24FA0188
Posting Open Date 02/20/2024
Posting Close Date 08/13/2024
Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience
Masters degree required; doctoral degree welcome. Professional work experience is typical for our part-time faculty.
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Overview
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 23,200 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is a dynamic center of learning at the heart of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus. Founded in 1982, SC&I research and teaching is delivered by three academic departments: Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, and Library and Information Science. Through five undergraduate majors and minors, three masters degrees, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program, the school teaches over 8,400 students each year, of whom 2,600 are its own undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. Geographically adjacent and closely connected to the world’s largest media and information hubs and supported by Rutgers’ vibrant scholarly community, SC&I embraces the university goals of promoting diversity throughout our networks and programs, and is strongly committed to social engagement. For more about the school see: http://comminfo.rutgers.edu

The Department of Library and Information Science is characterized by a research and learning culture that is inclusive, diverse and cohesive, international in scope and local in impact. We believe that information makes a profound difference in the lives of people, communities and organizations. We undertake boundary-breaking research that seeks to understand and enhance people’s lives by enabling and supporting their interactions with information in whatever contexts and forms that may happen. We educate professionals for diverse information service and technology contexts. They are prepared to design, manage, and evaluate systems and services that support people’s and communities’ interactions with information. Our graduates play a leading role in enabling people to create, use, and preserve knowledge. They are people-centered in their work, critical and reflective thinkers, creative problem solvers, and effective communicators.
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Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants  
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/221924
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
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Pre-employment Screenings

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Writing Sample 1
  3. Transcript (Unofficial)
  4. Teaching Interests
  5. Other Document


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