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Associate or Full Professor in Computational Linguistics / Chair of Linguistics Department

University of North Texas College of Information
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2018
The Department of Linguistics at the University of North Texas invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with a primary specialization in Computational Linguistics with the additional responsibility of Chair of Department of Linguistics. The department chair holds a 12-month appointment. While the area of specialization in computational linguistics is open, we seek candidates who are active researchers in topics that complement existing departmental strengths (such as corpus-based research, low-resource language documentation and resource creation).

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Data Science

University of North Texas
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017
The Department of Information Science in College of Information at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for two faculty positions in Data Science at the rank of full/associate/assistant professor. Candidates should have a solid background and expertise in Data Science, anchored in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines, including big data, data analytics, data/information visualization, data mining, machine learning, data modeling, informetrics, natural language processing, and information retrieval.

Associate or Full Professor in the area of media and information policy

Michigan State University
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2018
The Department of Media and Information (MI) at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the area of media and information policy. We seek a visionary leader with an innovative research program and/or industry or policy-making experience who will develop the Quello Center to the next level of prominence, addressing critical issues of media and information policy in a digital economy. The successful candidate will have a strong record of obtaining grants, contracts, and/or other types of external funding in support of research and outreach.

Associate or Full Professor of Information Science

University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2018
The recently established Department of Information Science in the College of Media, Communication and Information at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks outstanding candidates for a regular faculty appointment at the associate professor or professor level. With a faculty with strengths in both computer science and the social sciences, the Department takes a progressive approach to the discipline of Information Science, focusing on human–data interaction in all its diverse forms and contexts.

Goodyear Professor in Knowledge Management

iSchool at Kent State University
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018
The Kent State University (KSU) School of Information (the iSchool) seeks a senior level colleague for appointment as distinguished Goodyear Professor in Knowledge Management. The appointment is endowed by support from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The ideal candidate will bring a sustained track record of scholarship, collaboration, and funding in the knowledge management area of information science. The position may focus on research and/or program development. Priorities include grant writing; research collaboration within KSU and with industry; student-focused industry partnerships; program initiatives with allied units across the university; attracting top students; and enrichment of the CCI interdisciplinary PhD program in communication and information.

Digital Lifecycle Program, Program Manager – Library

University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018
UC Berkeley is looking for a service-oriented Digital Lifecycle Program (DLP) Program Manager whose principal role will be to ensure the effective design and coordination of the DLP. S/he will be a strong technical leader with a vision for the transformative impact of digital content for libraries and scholarship. The DLP Program Manager will work closely with and lead a multi-departmental team to ensure the success of the DLP including the direct supervision of approximately 3 FTE with an overall department of approximately 8 FTE.

Assistant Professor (Information Systems and Management)

Singapore Management University
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2018
Faculty positions availabe in information systems and management. The SMU iSchool is ahiring at the Assistant Professor level only this year. Candidates may be experienced post-grad research fellows, or applied technology researchers in research-focused universities, organizations or government agencies. New Ph.D. graduates from relevant disciplines are welcome for this position.

Lecturer

Cornell University, Computing and Information Science
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2018
The college of Computing and Information Science (CIS) at Cornell University invites applications for a full time Lecturer position focused on teaching innovation and excellence, to be hired in one of its three academic departments-Computer Science, Information Science or Statistical Science. The position offers a professional career track with possibility of growth: a three year (Lecturer) or five year (Senior Lecturer) appointment, depending on candidate qualifications, with the expectation of renewal.

Sociotechnical Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor (Open Rank)

University of Maryland College Park
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017
The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies (iSchool) invites applications from sociotechnical scholars at all ranks. We seek exceptional candidates with high quality research and publication records in interdisciplinary fields that include or blend social and behavioral sciences, economics, law, and/or human-computer-interaction.

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Computational Journalism

University of Maryland, College Park
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017
UMD is hiring a tenure-track/tenured position in computational journalism at the assistant or associate professor level. This will be a joint position with the College of Journalism and the iSchool, with the tenure home in the College of Journalism. The successful candidate will teach in both colleges at the undergraduate and graduate level, and will have a research agenda of interest to both schools.

Open Rank Instructor of Information Science

University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: Dec. 12, 2017
The newly established Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks outstanding candidates for a non-tenure track open rank instructor position starting in Fall 2018. Successful candidates will help shape the future of Information Science—as a Department and as a discipline. With a faculty with strengths in both computer science and the social sciences, the Department takes a progressive approach to the discipline of Information Science, focusing on human–data interaction in all its diverse forms and contexts.

Tenure-track Position for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems

City University of Hong Kong
Deadline: Nov. 25, 2017
The Department of Information Systems at the College of Business of the City University of Hong Kong invites applications for one or more tenure-track position(s) at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning in 2018/19 academic year starting September 2018. Candidates must have received a doctorate in Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related area.

Open rank: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in Information and Library Science

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University, Bloomington
Deadline: Jan. 12, 2017
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

Assistant Professor

The School of Information at Pratt Institute
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2017
The School of Information (SI) at Pratt Institute invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Fall 2018.
Within the broad field of information, we seek a dedicated professor in the area of youth services, programming and technologies in informal learning environments, including libraries, archives and museums. Ideal candidates’ research and teaching will make connections to arts, culture and technology, which is part of the mission of the school.

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

University of Maryland College of Information Studies
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
The University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD’s iSchool) seeks an energetic, creative, and forward-thinking individual for a tenure-track faculty position in a diverse and interdisciplinary environment where teaching, service, and research are highly valued and colleagues collaborate in all aspects of their academic work. We seek a colleague who will be a leader in research and teaching in the fields of archives, digital preservation, data curation, cultural heritage informatics, or information management. In particular, we seek someone with deep understanding of archives and digital preservation concepts and issues, and whose research program will investigate and develop knowledge about digital techniques in the computational representation, access, preservation, and management of archival collections in diverse contexts. Ideal candidates must demonstrate novel and impactful scholarship relevant to archives or digital curation or any of the areas described above.

Clinical Assistant Faculty – Civic Engagement, Design, Making, or Entrepreneurship

University of Michigan School of Information
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017
The University of Michigan School of Information is seeking to fill a Clinical Assistant Professor position with someone who has expertise in one or more of the following areas: civic engagement, design, making, ICT-and-development, and/or entrepreneurship. Candidates should have real-world experience in at least one of these areas, as well as some experience engaging with university students. Research background is not necessary.

Open Rank, Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Health and Biomedical Informatics

Indiana University, School of Informatics and Computing
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the Dept of BioHealth Informatics. The appointment will begin August 1, 2018 at IUPUI. Exceptional researchers are being sought to join our fast-growing department. We welcome applications from established researchers with collaborative research teams. Candidates will be considered from all areas in health and biomedical informatics, including health informatics, clinical informatics, medical informatics and related areas.

Lecturer – Data Science

UC Berkeley School of Information
Deadline: June 30, 2018
The Berkeley iSchool seeks lecturers who can teach 15-person sections in their web-based Master’s program in Data Sciences. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2015-16 academic year (including summer semester) as well as the 2016-17 and 2017-18 years, when there is curricular need.

Assistant or Associate Position in Information Science & Learning Technologies

The iSchool at the University Of Missouri
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
Searching for an Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty position with an emphasis in “Smart Games for Learning.” Applicants for the position should provide evidence of expertise in one or more of the following key areas: design of smart games grounded in principles of learning and human-centered design; artificial intelligence (AI); adaptive systems; machine learning; and learning analytics. Tenured / Tenure Track Faculty Position.

Assistant Professor Human Information Interaction

McGill University: School of Information Studies
Deadline: March 1, 2018
The School of Information Studies (SIS), an academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2019. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in information studies or equivalent. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda. While all teaching is in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is highly desirable. Research expertise is sought in the general area of Human Information Interaction (HII) and more specifically in one or more of the core areas of: key foundations of the professional and academic discipline of information studies, organization of information, reference and information services, and information search and retrieval. Ideally, the candidate should also have research expertise in the archival area, including both traditional and digital resource management. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research, teach courses at the graduate level and participate in university and professional community service activities. In addition, candidates are expected to advise and supervise Master’s and Doctoral students in the School.

Dean of the School of Information

The iSchool at the Pratt Institute
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
Pratt Institute invites expressions of interest for the Dean of the School of Information. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer for the School, which offers graduate study within five Masters programs: Library and Information Science, Museums and Digital Culture, Information Experience Design, Data Analytics and Visualization, and Library Media Specialist. The Dean will lead the School into its next chapter, working collaboratively with the faculty and staff to achieve its vision of empowering people to improve lives and communities through information, knowledge, and culture. The School of Information is distinguished in the information field through its mission, which is in part to lead the information field, through teaching and research, in making connections with the arts, culture, and technology.

Tenure-track, Tenured, and Lecturer Faculty Positions

Cornell University, Ithica and New York City campuses
Deadline: December 1, 2017

Faculty positions in Information Science are available at the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY, an also the Cornell Tech campus in New York City.

Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty in Library and Information Science

The iSchool at Indiana University
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017
The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI invites applications for open rank tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Library and Information Science. The appointment will begin August 1, 2018 at the Indianapolis campust. The LIS department is developing undergraduate data science programs, collaborates on graduate data science initiatives, and has an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree program delivered through online methods. Areas of special interest include data management, digital information management, knowledge management, data science, and preservation. The Department collaborates closely with the Human Centered Computing and the BioHealth Informatics Departments in the application of technology to address information needs.

Assistant Professor – User Experience Design, Teaching Stream

The iSchool at the University of Toronto
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in user experience design. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. specializing in user experience, design, human computer interaction or a related discipline by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Candidates are expected to demonstrate capacity for outstanding teaching and pedagogical practices, and have experience teaching a variety of courses in user experience, human computer interaction or a related area at the University level. We seek individuals who have expertise in user interface principles, theoretical foundations of HCI, user behaviour, user requirements gathering, usability evaluations, participatory design, and app and web design. We seek enthusiastic individuals with the ability and ambition to advance our Faculty’s rigorous, highly-ranked Master’s of Information program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Faculty of Information and the Knowledge Media Design Institute which is an interdisciplinary unit of the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. The Collaborative Program in Knowledge Media Design offers an interdisciplinary specialization to a regular departmental degree program.

Associate Professor – User Experience Design & Human Computer Interaction (Tenure Stream)

The iSchool at the University of Toronto
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2017
The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor in user experience design and human computer interaction. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, externally funded research program. The successful candidate must display evidence of excellence in research. Evidence of excellence in research should be demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in leading presses and in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees themselves of high international standing. The successful candidate will be considered for the positions of Director of the Knowledge Media Design Institute and the BUL Chair in Human Computer Interaction.

Lecturer – Information Management – School of Information

The iSchool at The University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Applications are invited for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2016-17 academic year (including summer semester) as well as the 2017-18 year, when there is curricular need.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The iSchool at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: Dec. 3, 2017
The School of Information Sciences seeks to hire an Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to provide leadership and oversight for academic programs at the School. Successful candidates must be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary academic unit and addressing audiences in professional master’s degree programs and teaching students from undergraduate to Ph.D. levels in an iSchool.

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Information and Library Science

The iSchool at Indiana University
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

Applicants should have an established record (for senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence (for junior level) in research and teaching, and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2018.

Multiple openings for Assistant and Associate Professor

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Deadline: See links below
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for the following appointments:

Associate Professor – Data, Analytics and the City -1701353 Applications are invited for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Data, Analytics and the City, at the rank of Associate Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Assistant Professor – Data, Analytics and the City -1701276
Applications are invited for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Data, Analytics and the City, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream -1701272 Applications are invited for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Digital Technologies.

Associate Professor – Narrative and Communication -1701352
The school invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Narrative and Communication, at the rank of Associate Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Assistant Professor – Narrative and Communication -1701279
Applications are invited for this tenure-stream appointment in the area of Narrative and Communication, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Associate Professor-Information Access/HCI/Social Computing

The College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2018
The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor level in the broad area of information retrieval, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, or social computing. Exceptional candidates at other ranks may be considered. The position is part of a new initiative to develop a top-quality information science or informatics program based on our highly-rated computer science program.

Assistant Professor (non-tenure eligible)

The iSchool at the University of Arizona
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2017
The School of Information invites applications for a one-year contracted position of Career Track (Non-tenure Eligible) Assistant Professor beginning spring 2018, teaching a 4-4 load. This position will require both online and face-to-face teaching, that includes repeated courses and and other strategies meant to manage faculty workload. This position provides health insurance, tuition reduction and other benefits. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Appointment of this NTE Assistant Professor position will be recommended largely on evidence of teaching skills and training, depth of knowledge in a particular specialty, and capacity to undertake high quality teaching and service. This NTE Assistant Professor appointment qualifies for renewal and promotion through a university managed system of promotion for continuing faculty. Renewal of this one-year contract is possible and planned, though not guaranteed to occur, dependent on curricular need, faculty consideration, and enrollment figures.

Open Rank Faculty – School of Information Sciences

The iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: Nov. 5, 2017
The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) seeks to hire up to four outstanding full-time faculty members (rank open) to join our dynamic and collegial School. Preference will be given to the following specializations, but strong candidates in any area are encouraged to apply.

  • Information retrieval & data analytics–natural language processing, machine learning, and data visualization in application domains such as health, science, and business
    Information, technology & society–legal and regulatory environment; political economy of information; responsible and ethical uses of information in a global context; technology and civic contexts
  • Digital youth–understanding, supporting and enhancing the interactions of youth with digital information and technology
  • Knowledge organization–information architecture, metadata standards, linked data, cataloging and classification, taxonomy, ontology, indexing, digital asset management, records management
  • Cultural heritage informatics–contemporary archival research and practice including digital archives; community archives and archiving; convergence of libraries, archives and museums; digital preservation
    User experience/Human-computer interaction–social computing, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, social media, computer-supported cooperative work, interaction design, and multi-disciplinary study of the design, use and effects of ICTs

Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology, requisition no. FE01128

The iSchool at the University of Kentucky
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017
The School of Information Science is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on university committees. This faculty appointment will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT and a graduate certificate in instructional communication, housed in the School of Information Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/ ), in conjunction with other faculties within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology, requisition no. FE01127

The iSchool at the University of Kentucky
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017

The School of Information Science is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on university committees. This faculty appointment will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT, housed in the School of Information Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/ ), in conjunction with other faculties within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Doctoral Fellowships

CLIR and the iSchool at the Univeristy of Pittsburgh
Deadline: October 31, 2017

The iFellows Doctoral Fellowship Program will provide a two-year fellowship of $50,000 to selected iSchool PhD students during the 2017 – 2018 calendar year to pursue independent dissertation research that supports the goals of the Coherence at Scale Program. PhD students at iSchools member-institutions are eligible to apply.

Coherence at Scale is a broad-based program aimed at coordinating and aggregating national-scale digital projects in order to promote the development of new technology environments to support advanced scholarship across disciplines.

The Coherence at Scale Program is led by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh will serve as the administrative organization for the iFellows Program. Funding support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Assistant Professor – Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) and the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held 51% at the ICCIT and 49% at Management. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Candidates are expected to have a program of research and experience focused on computational data analytics especially as it applies to business intelligence and analytic techniques relevant to organizations.

SLIS Technology Coordinator

College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences, Simmons College
Deadline: Open until filled
The SLIS Technology Coordinator provides curricular technology support for the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences, including all discipline-specific components required by the online and face-to-face SLIS Division, Math, Statistics, and Computer Science division and the Business Division. The curricular technology support includes collaborating with faculty on their pedagogical needs and assisting with the development of experiential teaching and learning activities.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Sociotechnical Data Science

School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017 and open until filled
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the iSchool at Carolina) invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.
The faculty seeks an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in sociotechnical data studies and human-centered data science. Research areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Data ethics, law, and policy, including security, privacy and society
  • Human-data interaction and sociotechnical perspectives on data work
  • Data-oriented design, infrastructure, and theory
  • Computational science (including computational social science, computational biology, as well as other computational scientific disciplines)
  • Data science methods (from machine learning to human-computer interaction)

Assistant Professor of Information Systems

California State University, Long Beach
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2017 and open until filled
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Faculty are expected to engage in research, scholarly, and creative activities leading to presentations and publications. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

Multiple Faculty Positions, Open Rank (Tenure-Track or Tenured)

Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information
Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017

Rutgers welcomes 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.

Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty (Open Rank)

University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science
Deadline: October 16, 2017, and open until filled

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.

The faculty seek an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in academic and research library innovation and leadership. We are especially interested in people who are taking a leading role in:

  • Shaping emerging academic and research library roles and responsibilities
  • Helping library managers plan for and evaluate progress toward these new roles
  • Improving and envisioning new forms of access to special collections
  • Imagining and building new tools to disseminate and use the scholarly record
  • Stewarding of research data and other heterogeneous scholarly products
  • Preserving the broader cultural record underlying research and scholarship
  • Educating the next generation of public or technical services librarians OR
  • Establishing new models for working with funders, vendors, publishers, and scholarly societies

School of Library and Information Science Division Director

Simmons School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: October 1, 2017 and open until filled
The Director of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) reports to the Dean of the College and is the academic leader of the School. The Director has responsibility for planning, including financial and enrollment management, curriculum development and revision, accreditation, and staffing. In fulfilling these duties, the Director builds excellence by recruiting, evaluating, inspiring, developing and supporting faculty; attracting and retaining students; facilitating research opportunities; supervising faculty program leaders; hiring and evaluating non-faculty staff; and augmenting the resources of the School. The Director serves as an advisor to the Dean on all academic matters, advocates for resources, and collaborates with faculty Directors within the College and across Simmons to promote a rich intellectual environment for the College. The Director will work with internal and external constituencies to assure the high visibility of their programs on campus, in the community, and in the profession.

Full-time Faculty (Assistant Rank, Tenure-Track)- School of Library and Information Science

Simmons School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: October 1, 2017, and open until filled
Simmons SLIS invites outstanding applicants and nominations for an assistant professor tenure-track position to complement current faculty areas of expertise. They seek faculty who can teach in two or more of these areas:

  • Data mining and big data
  • Databases
  • Visualization
  • Programming (Java Script and Python)
  • Web development
  • Linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies (RDF, SPARQL, OWL, JSON, etc.)

Lecturer

University of British Columbia iSchool
Deadline: June 26, 2017
The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions commencing as early as August 1, 2017, for initial 1-year term appointment, with possibility of renewal for a further year.…. Applicants with the knowledge and experience necessary to teach in one or more of the following areas are invited to apply: … digital technologies, databases and computing, digital preservation, public libraries, academic libraries, management of information organizations, library services, human information behaviour and human computer interaction.

Openings for Associate/Full Professors in Library Science, Information Science and Archival Science

Sun Yat-sen University, School of Information Management
Deadline: November 30, 2017 and open until filled
School of Information Management in SYSU is located in Guangzhou (very close to Hong Kong and Macau) and is a leading international player in research and teaching across Information Science, Information Management and Information Systems, Archival Science, and Library Science. The School is part of the iSchools movement and voting member of IFLA and ICA. We have consistently rated as one of the China’s top-five schools in the National subject assessment exercises. The School is also strongly committed to a process of Internationalization that follows National and University policies and is led by the first foreign Dean in field in China. Teaching and research activities can be led in either Mandarin Chinese or English. We are now looking to appoint Associate Professors and Full Professors across all areas of Information Science, Library Science and Archival Science.
Use the links below to learn more about these postions:

Dean, School of Information

University of Texas at Austin, School of Information
Deadline: Open until filled.
The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information (the Texas iSchool). The Texas iSchool is seeking an accomplished, innovative, and transformational leader who will work with the faculty, staff, students, and university administration to lead and further develop the school during this exciting time of rapid change and evolution in the management and delivery of information.

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Long Island University: Palmer School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: open until filled
The Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, one of the nation’s largest independent universities, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. Palmer School offers classes at three locations: LIU Post in Brookville, Palmer Manhattan at NYU’s Bobst Library, and LIU Brentwood in Suffolk County.
Candidates for this position should have a background in digitization services and knowledge organization and would be expected to assist with the MSLIS and Ph.D. programs. The teaching load will be three (3) graduate classes per semester including at least one core course. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to contribute to the school’s mission to provide knowledge and skills to prepare students for a role as a 21st century information professional.