University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – Research & Instruction Librarian

Position Description
The Albert E. Jenner, Jr., Memorial Law Library of the University of Illinois invites applications and nominations for the position of Research & Instruction Law Librarian at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor.  Responsibilities include active participation in research support for law school faculty and students; providing reference to faculty, students, staff, the University community, and the public; teaching legal research courses; assisting in public engagement to promote faculty scholarship; and assisting in supporting technology based-services for research, law library operations improvement, and content creation, such as digital initiatives and services. This is an exciting position for someone who enjoys working closely with faculty and students, teaching legal research courses, and joining a team of creative, dedicated colleagues.

The Law Library Teaching Professor is a full-time, 12 month non-tenure track Specialized Law Library Faculty position with the possibility of a long-term contract. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.

Minimum Qualifications
Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school, and Master’s degree in Information or Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated successful experience teaching law students and partnering with law faculty on research projects.

To Apply
For full consideration, please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in this opportunity, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references via by April 28, 2022. For assistance with the application process, please email Tish Lehigh at

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