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University of Southern California Job Location: California Apply By: 03/29/2021 Date Created: 02-23-2021

USC Libraries at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) invites creative, collaborative, and outstanding candidates to fill the following three full-time continuing appointment-track faculty positions with an anticipated start date of Summer 2021. Faculty rank commensurate with experience. We value qualified candidates who can bring to our community a diversity of backgrounds and experiences who are motivated by a passion to develop transformative library services and an investment in the future of librarianship and archives, and who are creative in identifying and solving problems within a collegial and collaborative environment. Minimum qualifications: A MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required. Professional library experience or relevant course work and demonstrated experience in one or more of the areas outlined above are required. Desirable qualifications: Knowledge of information literacy in health sciences for the first position listed above and chemistry and chemical engineering for the second position; broad knowledge of information literacy in an academic setting and interest in instruction, including primary source literacy, for the third position. Continuing appointment-track candidates are expected to demonstrate their ability to have a significant positive impact on the development of innovative library and information services as they pertain to the specific position, growth in professional expertise, and professional development. Interested candidates should submit:
  1. Cover letter expressing interest and describing experiences and qualifications for one or more of these positions;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. The names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted by USC for a letter of reference;
  4. Statement describing your efforts to encourage equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism.
In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must upload a single PDF file that includes the four required documents. All candidates must apply via the “Apply” link on the USC Careers site at: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/librarian/1209/4339594608 Applications are due by March 29, 2021, to ensure consideration by the search committee. For questions about the position, visit https://libraries.usc.edu/jobs/library-jobs-librarians or contact search chair, Marje Schuetze-Coburn, at schuetze@usc.edu. USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

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