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Valdosta State University
February 1, 2008; open until filled

Applications and nominations are invited for a ten-month, tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Library and Information Science in the MLIS Program at Valdosta State University. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, research, and service to the Department, University, profession, and community. The position is subject to budgetary approval. As the country’s newest ALA-accredited program, the VSU MLIS program offers those joining the faculty an opportunity to make a difference in the quality of library services in Georgia and beyond. VSU was an early adopter of distance education among Georgia universities, and the MLIS faculty are early adopters of new teaching technologies on our campus. For more information about Valdosta, visit

The primary focus of the program is to educate librarians for academic, public, and special libraries in Georgia. The student body is dispersed throughout the state. Faculty are heavily involved in distance education, including Web-based teaching. Effective communication with non-resident students is expected.