University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information
Deadline: Jan. 30, 2020
The University of Pittburgh iSchool seeks a visionary leader and scholar for the endowed Doreen E. Boyce Chair in Library and Information Science. This individual should demonstrate inspired leadership within the information profession and have a commitment to dynamic, cross disciplinary and collaborative research. The individual filing this endowed chair will be internationally recognized for research, education, and service at the confluence of information, technology, and human behavior, especially from a social perspective. Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to, computing and information ethics, policy, and governance; theory and methods of knowledge reuse through data management, stewardship, and reproducibility; medical and health informatics, digital preservation and curation, modeling and decision making in interacting systems; as well as socio-technical systems digital equity, information seeking behavior in virtual and physical organizations and the nature of human interaction with information and data. Successful candidates must hold a PhD for this position as well as established impact and experience appropriate for appointment at the rank of professor.