The Albert S. Cook Library invites applications for our Science, Technology and Mathematics Librarian I position to begin Fall Semester 2018. Serve as research and instruction librarian and liaison and subject specialist for Science, Technology and Mathematics and other disciplines as assigned. Participate in the development, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive, integrated information literacy program. Evaluate and select resources for the assigned collections and related areas; create instructional materials; provide research assistance and reference services to university students, faculty and staff and to the community at large. Participate in developing library services for supporting data management and data literacy initiatives.
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution; demonstrated skill in library instruction and information literacy. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects simultaneously. Strong commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty and staff. Knowledge of and ability to apply learning theory, pedagogy and instructional technology to information literacy instruction. Background in assigned discipline or disciplines and understanding of teaching and research trends in that subject area. Ability to work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast paced environment with a diverse population. Proficiency in the use of digital and print resources. Demonstrated ability to meet the University’s criteria for promotion and permanent status of library faculty. Additional Master’s degree in an academic discipline related to area of responsibilities is desirable.
Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is one of Baltimore’s largest universities, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
For full job description and application process go to http://www.towson.edu/provost/prospective/openpositions.html