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Subject: Fellowship at Appalachian State University

Fellowship at Appalachian State University

From: Eleanor Cook <cookei<-a>
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005
Library Faculty Fellowship
Appalachian State University

The ASU Library Faculty Fellowship offers a faculty appointment to a
qualified individual with appropriate education and/or experience.
This faculty position may be in any of the following areas of
specialization within the Library:

    *   Cataloging and metadata
    *   Collection development
    *   Digital initiatives and preservation
    *   Special collections outreach
    *   Reference and instruction or
    *   Public relations

All applicants will be considered, but priority consideration will
be given to those with the appropriate credentials that could lead
to appointment in at least one of the above mentioned
specializations. Candidates with life experiences unique to
underrepresented student and faculty populations at Appalachian
State University are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications include an ALA-accredited master's degree in library
and information science or in a field related to archival studies, a
strong commitment to achieving diversity within a university
community, a strong service orientation, evidence of potential in
librarianship, information science, or archival science, as well as
in library instruction, scholarship, and service, and excellent
written and oral communication skills.

As a Library Faculty Fellow, the individual will be expected to
assume a leadership role in the Library and the University by
serving as a mentor/role model to students, developing and
participating in programs and projects designed to foster a greater
consciousness of diversity within the University community, serving
with other Fellows on the ASU Faculty Fellows Advisory Committee
with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, and assisting in
advancing the University's goal of enhancing appreciation and
understanding of diversity among university employees and students.
Such activity will be considered valuable service to the Library and

Review of completed applications will begin on February 1, 2006 and
will continue until the position is filled. This is a twelve month
faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor
or Associate Professor. The rank of the position will be assigned
based on the successful candidate's qualifications. Initial
appointment at the rank of Instructor is available to those without
a second advanced degree. A tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor requires a second advanced degree.

for more complete information on faculty ranks and tenure. Salary
and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Standard benefits
package. Excellent support for professional development and travel.

Candidates should submit a letter of application detailing their
experiences and qualifications appropriate for the position, a
current vitae, and the names, addresses, email, and telephone
numbers of three references currently familiar with the candidate's
work to:

    Dr. Mary Reichel
    University Librarian
    Library Faculty Fellowship Search Committee
    University Library
    Appalachian State University
    218 College Street
    Boone NC 28608-2026

For information about the Library and Appalachian State University,
consult <URL:> and
<URL:>; for information about the position,
contact Ms. Sherrye Perry, Administrative Assistant at
perrysj<-a t->appstate< . >edu

Appalachian State University is committed to equality of educational
opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students
or employees on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion,
gender, age, disability or sexual orientation. Appalachian also
actively promotes diversity among students and employees.

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