Information Studies


Lecturer in Library & Information Studies, - Ref: 1619245

Full-time Salary: £34,056 - £41,163 per annum incl London Allowance

Closing Date

26 Feb 2017

Interview date


Duties and Responsibilities

The UCL Department of Information Studies offers postgraduate qualifications and training for all the information professions. It is an international centre for knowledge creation and transfer in the fields of librarianship, archives and records management, publishing, information science and digital humanities. 

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out high-quality research, teaching, public engagement and administration within the UCL Department of Information Studies, with a teaching focus on the MA in Library and Information Studies.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have completed, or must be due to complete soon, a PhD in a relevant subject and a professional qualification in a library or information science field. They must also show evidence of active involvement in research at university level and teaching or teaching support in HE in a relevant area. 

We are seeking a candidate with expertise in any area of LIS. In terms of the strengths of the department and the core modules taught, these include but are not limited to: 

• Cataloguing, Classification, Metadata and Description 

• Digital Libraries and Digital Curation 

• Information Retrieval and Information Literacy 

• Collection Management and Development 

• Management and Systems Management 

• Curation of Rare Books, Manuscripts and other Special Collections

Further Details

Job description / person specification

If you wish to discuss the post informally, please contact Dr Charles Inskip c.inskip@ucl.ac.uk  Programme Director, MA Library & Information Studies. 

For enquiries about the application procedure please contact Kerstin Michaels k.michaels@ucl.ac.uk  DIS Departmental Manager.

All applications must be made via the UCL online applications system – vacancy ref. 1619245