Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Full-time Faculty Position at USC

Professor of Clinical Management and Organization
Master of Management in Library and Information Science Program
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Requisition ID: 022060

The Marshall School of Business seeks an outstanding full time faculty member to teach in the Master of Management in Library and Information Science (MMLIS) degree program.

The faculty member may teach from the Spring (January) Semester 2014. This is a non-tenure track faculty position. Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

This position requires firm grounding and experience in management and LIS.

Candidates must demonstrate a combination of skills and confidence that will transform education in library and information science through the integration of leadership knowledge, skills, and abilities across the curriculum.

Working with the Director, Master of Management in Library and Information Science, successful candidates will:
  • Design, teach and assess courses for the MMLIS degree program;
  • Teach in an a/synchronous online learning environment;
  • Assess student learning outcomes;
  • Plan, promote, and assess the MMLIS program.
  • All MMLIS faculty will be encouraged to make scholarly contributions that advance pedagogy and instructional innovation.
  • Successful candidates will be well-recognized and regarded professionals providing demonstrable leadership to the field. These positions are for an a/synchronous online degree program.

Full-time appointments will be for the academic year with flexible contracts to accommodate three semesters of 15-week courses; fall, spring and summer.

Instructional design and media technology assistance will be provided to ensure proficiency in using the program's highly interactive learning management system.

Rank and salary commensurate are with experience and qualifications. These positions are subject to the requirements and needs of the MMLIS program. Candidates cannot be USC students.

Applicants must have a terminal degree in Library and Information Sciences or a related field.
A PhD (or equivalent) completed or near completion and a combination of academic/professional qualifications and senior experience appropriate to a graduate academic program offered in management.

The candidate will have demonstrated:
  • Experience developing and teaching academic courses in management and library and information science at the graduate level;
  • Experience with teaching or instructional methods and principles, particularly in an online environment;
  • Experience assessing student learning outcomes;
  • Experience using social media, computer-assisted learning applications, or have previous experience using technology to support instruction and learning;
  • Demonstrated skill in responsiveness to diverse student populations;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a collegial, collaborative environment;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website:

As part of the application, candidates must upload one document file (Word or PDF) that contains, as appropriate, the following: 1) a letter clearly indicating area(s) of specialization and teaching experience, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, 3) a concise statement of current and future research directions and funding, 4) a sample of teaching evaluations 5) a list of at least four academic/professional references that includes the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address for each referee, and 6) required supplemental questions (limited to one page for each question): a) briefly describe your reasons for wanting to join the MMLIS team and b) explain the contribution you might make to an evidence-based online graduate school program.

Interested candidates should apply on-line.
For more information about this position, see:
or contact Dr. Ken Haycock, Search Committee Chair, at

Closing date for applications: Open until filled.

USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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