Fw: Vacancy for Visiting Faculty Member at University of Malaya
- For the interested ones!
Dr.Kanwal Ameen* Assitt. Prof., Dept. of LIS, Punjab University, Lahore. Pakistan.* Fulbright Fellow (2000-2001), University of Texas at Austin,USA.* Editor, Pakistan Journal of LIS.* Secretary, IFLA Discussion Group on LIS Education in Developing Countirs----- Forwarded Message ----
From: "diljit@..." <diljit@...>
Sent: Thursday, 7 December, 2006 9:07:29 PM
Subject: Vacancy for Visiting Faculty Member at University of MalayaDear Colleagues
In an effort to increase the size of the international faculty, the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya has been given the green light to recruit a limited number of faculty members from outside Malaysia.
We are seeking one international faculty member in the field of library and information science. The person will initially be appointed as a Visiting Faculty Member, and, subject to satisfactory performance, can later be appointed as a regular Faculty member on a 3-year contract.
I shall be grateful if you could circulate the attached advertisement among your students, recent graduates, or colleagues who are either:
-- just-completed or about-to-complete their Ph.D. and seeking their first employment,
-- faculty members at mid-stage of their academic career and seeking international experience,
-- faculty members who wish to take a year’s sabbatical to gain international experience, or
-- about-to-retire or recently-retired faculty members who wish to share their experience in another country.
My colleagues in Computer Science are also looking for similar positions in the areas of
1. Information Systems
Please circulate the relevant attached advertisements among your Computer Science colleagues.
Visiting Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer
Library and Information Science
The Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, invites expressions of interest for the position of Visiting Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in the field of Library and Information Science
Applicants are expected to have
+ a doctorate in the field of library and information science or a related field,
+ demonstrated ability of quality teaching, research and publishing,
+ a strong research background in one or more areas related to LIS, with an emphasis in any emerging field,
+ an excellent command of English.
The successful candidate will be able to
+ Teach selected LIS courses at the Masters level,
+ Initiate, lead and work with other faculty members in research projects,
+ Conduct short seminars, workshops and other continuing education programs in LIS
+ Report for work at the University of Malaya by 31 March 2007.
The successful candidate will be offered an initial appointment at the level of either Visiting Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer for up to 1 year. Subject to satisfactory performance, this position may be converted to a post of Professor / Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer for a contract of up to 3 years.
Remuneration package: The successful candidate can expect to receive a salary package commensurate with experience and rank. The monthly salary will be approximately
Lecturer RM 3,000 (approx. USD 850) per month
Senior Lecturer RM 5,000 (approx. USD 1,400) per month
Associate Professor RM 7,000 (approx. USD 1,900) per month
Professor RM 10,000 (approx. USD 2,800) per month
In addition, housing will be provided or a housing allowance will be paid. Other benefits can be negotiated.
Further information may be obtained from Dr. Diljit Singh at <diljit@...>
Interested persons are required to send an e-mail note of interest, together with a brief resume (not more than 5 pages) to the Head of the Library and Information Science Unit, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Diljit Singh at <diljit@...> by 18 December 2006.
Short listed candidates will be notified and will be invited to submit a full application.
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