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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Graduate School of Library & Information Studies

Closes on Friday, December 24, 2021
City University of New York (CUNY)
Queens, NY, USA
Full Time (Permanent)


Organization Name
City University of New York
Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Graduate School of Library & Information Studies
Job Type
Full Time (Permanent)
Queens, New York, United States
Posting Date
Submission Deadline
Target Audience
  • 5–10 Years of Experience
  • 10+ Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Library – Academic
  • Library – Public
  • Library – Special
Job Description
Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor – Graduate School of Library & Information StudiesJob ID: 23097Location: Queens College, City University of New YorkFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: Regular


In support of the campus mission, strategic plans and values, Queens College seeks to fill one or more tenure track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor vacancies in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies (GSLIS), starting from the 2022 Fall semester. Assistant/Associate/Full Professors perform graduate-level teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Full-time faculty generally teach one or more of the core courses. They share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.The GSLIS is the only publicly supported American Library Association accredited school of library and information studies in the metropolitan New York City area. The GSLIS offers a broad curriculum. In addition to the M.L.S. degree, it offers a 30 credit Certificate of Post-Master’s Studies in Librarianship, a Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials, a Certificate in Children’s and Young Adult Services in Public Libraries, three programs for the preparation of New York State certified School Library Media Specialists, and a dual master’s degree program (jointly offered with the History department) in Library Science and History (MLS/MA). The GSLIS has a large and highly diverse student body, less than twenty percent of whom attend full-time.


The successful candidate will have experience teaching in higher education and a demonstrated record or potential for research and service. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in library/information science or a related field or the equivalent with preference given to those applicants with at least one earned graduate degree in library/information science and experience as a practitioner. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Evidence of attaining external funding is needed for rank of Associate and Full Professor.The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of research, and service at the graduate level to merit appointment at the City University of New York; experience in library/information science education; and excellent communication skills.Qualified candidates will have research and teaching expertise as well as practical experience in two or more of the following areas:

  • Children’s and young adult services in public libraries
  • Child and adolescent development, youth literacy development
  • Traditional and current children and young adult fiction and nonfiction materials, both in print and other formats; including but not limited to, picture books, graphic novels, and games.
  • Youth activism and social justice
  • Digital equity, diversity and inclusion as they pertain to multiple audiences, including but not limited to non-native speakers of English, racial and ethnic diversity, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, national origin, and ancestry.
  • Data justice, critical internet studies or community informatics.
  • Computational approaches to LIS
  • Indigenous knowledge systems, tribal libraries, archives and museums, Indigenous data sovereignty, place based methods

Qualified candidates will be expected to align with our department’s commitment to eradicating disparities in graduate study and careers in library and information science.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Open until filled with review begins on 12/02/2021


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