Job: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Studies

10.24.16 – Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Studies
School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, Pipitea Campus, New Zealand

 

An exciting opportunity to undertake teaching and research of high quality in Information Studies within the School of Information Management whilst establishing relationships with external practitioner communities.

The School of Information Management (SIM) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Information Studies to teach and conduct research of high quality, and to assist in programme development, particularly for the Master of Information Studies and the Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Information Studies programmes. Contributions to our growing undergraduate programme are also expected. You will be part of new teaching initiatives using a mixture of conventional face-to-face delivery along with flexible modes of delivery involving distance, online and asynchronous classes. The appointee will be an active researcher in his/her field with a clear record of research and scholarship activity and peer-reviewed journal publications commensurate with experience. We are interested in applications from individuals across the entire Library and Information Studies spectrum, especially those with Archives and Records Management expertise. We are particularly interested in candidates able to teach in the following areas:

· Managing Archives

· Records Management

· Preservation in the context of archives and libraries

Victoria University of Wellington is the only New Zealand university offering a post-graduate programme in Information Studies and as such it holds a special place nationally. It has successfully offered this programme for over 30 years. SIM is located in the Victoria Business School in New Zealand’s capital city and is well positioned to develop close links with national institutions such as the National Library, the National Archives and Te Papa Museum. For more information on SIM, see www.victoria.ac.nz/sim. A completed or nearly completed PhD in a relevant domain is required.

Applications close: Midnight, Sunday 13 November 2016

For further information and to apply online visit www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers

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