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University of Texas at Austin School of Information
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020
The School of Information (iSchool) at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for multiple Boyvey Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows. The Boyvey Fellows would teach primarily in the iSchool’s new undergraduate degree programs, the B.A. and B.S in Informatics, although teaching at the graduate level is also possible. These positions are geared primarily toward early career scholars looking to gain more experience with teaching that can help to strengthen their future applications for tenure-track positions within and beyond the UT-Austin iSchool. The Boyvey Fellows will teach an annual 5-course (2-3) teaching load to allow for time for the scholar to publish from their research or carry out other research activities that can further strengthen their record, as well as up to $2,500 annually for research and professional development such as conferences.
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Deadline: Nov. 12, 2020
The iSchool at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Social Justice Informatics. The school is particularly interested in information scholars who will focus on the redistribution of power to address inequities at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Specific areas of research focus may include access to information and technology, equity, diversity, participation, human development, human rights, public interest technology, and critical race theory, to name a few. Candidates focused on human-centered design for civic or social good are invited, especially those using design methodologies that include participation of and build capacity within communities.
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The iSchool at UT Austin announces the following opeings:
Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion reports directly to the Dean and will be responsible for leading the school effort to establish a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, students and alumni. This position is a tenured position with the rank of Associate Professor and will have a reduced teaching load and summer compensation for the administrative role as an assistant dean. Application deadline Nov. 20, 2020; starts Fall 2021.
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Endowed Professorship in Librarianship: Successful candidates will either currently be tenured full professors or eligible for appointment at the level of tenured full professor. The candidate should be highly research-active and a thought leader in their specialty. We welcome applicants representing a broad range of interests and strengths and are interested in candidates with expertise in library and information studies. Application deadline Nov. 12, 2020; starts Fall 2021.
Assistant Professor of Social Justice Informatics: The school is particularly interested in information scholars who will focus on the redistribution of power to address inequities at the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Specific areas of research focus may include access to information and technology, equity, diversity, participation, human development, human rights, public interest technology, and critical race theory, to name a few. Candidates focused on human-centered design for civic or social good are invited, especially those using design methodologies that include participation of and build capacity within communities. Application deadline Nov. 12. 2020.
University of Kentucky School of Information Science
Deadline: Jan. 11, 2021
The School of Information Science (SIS) at the University of Kentucky (UK) invites applications for a tenure-track position. Application review will begin January 11 and continue until position is filled.
University of Washington Information School
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2020
The University of Washington Information School seeks a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking scholar, who demonstrates excellence in research and education, to join their faculty in forging a more just and sustainable future. The successful candidate will be expected to explore information-based approaches to understand and address systemic challenges to urgent global problems. The Assistant Professor will be expected to (1) promote equity in health & wellbeing, (2) encourage environmental sustainability and resilience, or (3) fosters a more informed, just, and equitable democratic society. The school is open to a broad interpretation of these focus areas, including work that intersects these areas.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020
The Equity in the Making (EITM) Lab at the UNC-Chapel Hill iiSchool has an opening for a fully funded Ph.D. student at SILS beginning Fall 2021. Funding is secured through a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award that will support a graduate student. The project is entitled, "Equity in the Making: Investigating Spatial Arrangements of Makerspaces and Their Impact on Diverse User Populations."
The school is currently recruiting a future doctoral student with research interests in makerspaces, critical making, inclusive and equitable making, and/or virtual reality. This Ph.D. student will join a research team exploring topics connected to the spatial design of makerspaces in academic libraries.
Pennsylvania State University, College of Information Sciences and Technology
Deadline: Nov. 11, 2020
Pennsylvania State University has the following opeings.
Tenure-Track Faculty in Social and Organizational Informatics: Applications are invited from sociotechnical scholars with high quality, interdisciplinary research and publication records, who draw on methods from the humanities or social and behavioral sciences to study the complex interactions between the human, social, cultural, political, organizational, economic and technical factors fundamental to the use of information technologies. Learn more about these postions
Open-Rank Teaching Faculty: Successful candidates should be prepared to teach relevant introductory and advanced courses in one or more of the following areas: Cybersecurity Analytics and Operations; Enterprise Technology Integration; Human-Centered Design & Development; and Foundational first- and second-year courses. Learn more about these positions
Washington State University College of Arts and Sciences
Deadline: Dec. 12, 2020
The Digital Technology and Culture (DTC) program at Washington State University invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning August 2021, with the intent to transition into a tenure-track faculty position. The position is designed to increase the diversity, broadly conceived, of faculty. The DTC program is an interdisciplinary program within the newly authorized School of Information in the CAS emphasizing humanistic understandings of technology, technological histories and futures, and publicly engaged research and creative production. Candidates should have a research focus and/or creative agenda in one or more of the following broadly interpreted areas: visual arts, critical design, data-driven storytelling, digital media arts, integrative media and design, data visualization, critical code studies and practice, archival sciences, artificial intelligence, or human-computer interaction with an emphasis on ethical, social and cultural considerations. Screening of applications will begin on November 22, 2020 and will remain ongoing until the position closes on December 13, 2020
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Rutgers University School of Communication and Information
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020
The Rutgers iSchool seek applications for one tenure-track position in the area of Data Science. The ideal candidate's scholarship would focus in areas such as: 1) designing artificial intelligence (AI) approaches for social good. 2) developing human-centered machine learning in the context of issues of ethics, such as fairness, accountability, transparency, explainability, inequity, and the social impact of algorithms. 3) computational social science – including developing data science methods to understand human behavior, to inform scientific inquiry, to aid theory development, and to support causal inferences. 4) natural language processing – including deep learning approaches for language analysis, computational persuasion, and conversational AI. 5) network science – including data intensive approaches to understand social networks, social contagion, and network dynamics.
University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology
Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) and the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in the area of Digital Marketing, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have experience researching and teaching in the area of digital marketing. Areas of expertise may include market research, campaign management, strategic planning, and brand management.
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