We welcome applications from scholars whose work intersects with, enhances, and extends the existing focus areas within the Department of Library and Information Science. We encourage applicants whose agendas will develop connections with other units in the school and university and we will give particular consideration to candidates who are conducting interdisciplinary research and teaching in data and computational social science, which are points of growth within the school. Specifically, we are looking to hire assistant, associate, full, or distinguished professors whose research and teaching interests address one or more of the following areas:
Interaction and design, which may include:
Human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, interactive information retrieval
Universal design, information architecture, UI design
Data visualization and representation
Health and wellness informatics, which may include:
Design of socio-technical systems for health
Health data science
Health social informatics
Information cultures and spaces, heritage, and access, which may include:
Cultural heritage, curation, preservation and archives
Architecture, metadata, linked data, and building dynamic solutions for object preservation and access
Information cultures, policies and social justice
Data and computational social science, which may include:
Human-centered data science
Data mining and machine learning
Social media analytics
Responsibilities of the successful applicants will include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in library and information science, an active program of research in the candidate's area of scholarly expertise, and service contributions in accordance with the university policy for tenure‐track and tenured appointments.
For queries regarding the position, please contact Nicholas Belkin (email@example.com) or Rebecca Reynolds (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Minimum Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field is expected as of June 2018. Applicants should have a demonstrated record or strong likelihood of top‐tier peer‐reviewed publication and evidence of, or preparation for, effective teaching. Senior‐level applicants should provide evidence of leadership in research, instruction, and service, with a strong record of external funding a plus.
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