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Assistant Professor of Teaching (Tenure-Track) in Library and Information Studies


The University of British Columbia, School of Information

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022


The University of British Columbia’s School of Information, one of the world’s leading iSchools, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Teaching in Library and Information Studies. The position is expected to commence on July 1, 2023. We are seeking an outstanding educator to join our distinguished, multi-disciplinary, and growing faculty. The School of Information hosts top-ranked professional graduate programs in Library and Information Studies and Archival Studies, as well as an MA in Children’s Literature, a Doctoral

Program, and a new undergraduate program in Informatics. The school is a key partner in several cross-disciplinary Research Clusters, including Designing for People (DFP) and Blockchain@UBC.

Located in beautiful Vancouver, Canada, on the Traditional, Ancestral and Unceded Territory of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) People, the University of British Columbia is consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world, and was recently lauded as the Most International University in North America.


We seek an exceptional teacher with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as community-based learning, lab-based teaching, and course/curriculum design. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of teaching, educational leadership, and to contribute to the delivery and development of undergraduate courses in information studies. Other activities include student advising and membership of administrative committees

as assigned by the director.

This is a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership Stream and the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement.



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