The University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS) invites applications for full-time faculty positions to begin August 1, 2017 (First Semester, 2017-2018). The positions are expected to be filled initially at the rank of non-tenure-track Assistant Professor. Ranking and consequent salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience following provisions in the UP Diliman’s Faculty Manual. The positions are subject to final available items, slots, and administrative approvals.
The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an active record of teaching, advising, research, and extension service in the field of Library and Information Studies with possible administrative responsibilities in line with running the School. Applicants in the following subjects areas are currently needed:
Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Bachelor of Library and Information Studies program with possible teaching units in the Master of Library and Information Studies program. This position offers the opportunity and requires the candidates to engage in innovative research and socially relevant extension services.
The closing date for all applications is February 24, 2017. Application materials must include:
-a cover letter stating the candidate’s qualifications for the position and projected research agenda;
-a current curriculum vitae;
-two (2) recommendation letters: (1) academic and (1) professional
Applicants who have prior teaching experience may also include:
-a teaching portfolio of no more than 5 pages, including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Applications are addressed to the Dean of the School and should be submitted to the Office of the College Secretary via email (b [DOT] olgado [AT] slis [DOT] upd [DOT] edu [DOT] ph.) by the deadline. Recommendation letters should be sent directly to the UP SLIS Office (3/F Gonzales Hall, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines 1101).
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted on or before March 3, 2017 for a series of interviews.
Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Benedict Salazar Olgado, College Secretary at:
b [DOT] olgado [AT] slis [DOT] upd [DOT] edu [DOT] ph / (632) 981-8500 loc. 2870