[Humanist] 27.371 job at Dalhousie

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 371.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2013 21:02:13 -0300
        From: Keith Lawson <klawson at dal.ca>
        Subject: Job at Dalhousie, Halifax Nova Scotia

School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
Lecturer (term position)

The Dalhousie School of Information Management (SIM) invites applications
for a three-year term appointment at the level of Lecturer commencing no
later than July 1, 2014.

The School offers two graduate programs and contributes to a
collaboratively-delivered undergraduate program.  At the graduate level,
SIM provides the American Library Association-accredited Master of Library
and Information Studies (MLIS) program, and the mid-career online Master of
Information Management (MIM) program.  At the undergraduate level, the
School provides core and elective courses in the Bachelor of Management
program, notably in the Knowledge Management major.

The School is part of the interdisciplinary Faculty of Management, with the
Schools of Business Administration, Public Administration, Resource and
Environmental Studies, and the Marine Affairs Program. The Faculty of
Management has a commitment to values-based management with a focus on
sustainability, and getting things done. We seek an additional colleague
who will contribute to, and thrive in, this environment.  Information about
the School may be found at http://sim.management.dal.ca

Requirements for a successful candidate:

• MLIS or equivalent degree related to information management. A PhD
(completed or in progress) related to information management, will be an
• Experience teaching at the graduate level is required.  Experience in
undergraduate teaching, as well as with online tools and pedagogy, will be
an asset.
• Professional experience in the private or public sectors as a qualified
information management professional will be an asset.
• Research experience relating to the private or public sector will be an

The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s research agenda.

The candidate will have prior professional and instructional experience
relevant for teaching core or elective courses in at least two of the
School’s programs in the following areas:

• Enterprise information management
• Organization of information (e.g., metadata, taxonomies, ontologies)
• Data management: curation, preservation, and visualization
• Information risk management
• New and emerging media

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an
Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages
applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability,
racially visible persons and women.

Deadline for applications: October 30, 2013

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and
research interests, and three confidential letters of reference (forwarded
under separate cover from the referees) to:

Chair, Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee
C/O Administrative Assistant
School of Information Management
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building
6100 University Avenue, Suite 4010
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Jenn.Mitton at dal.ca
Fax: 902-494-2451

Keith Lawson

Keith Lawson PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Information Management
Dalhousie University
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2

<klawson at gmail.com>

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