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Center for Humans and Machines, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Deadline: October 1, 2019
The Machine Culture theme at the Center for Humans and Machines, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, is seeking applications for Postdoctoral Research Positions. Funding for the postdoctoral positions is available for two years, with possibility of extension for a third year. Located in Berlin, Germany, the positions are available starting October 1, 2019.
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University of Kentucky, School of Information Science
The University of Kentucky currently has two tenure track positions available in its information communication technology program.
POSITION #1: Teaching responsibilities include one or more areas in information and communication technology, especially databases, multimedia, systems analysis, e-commerce regulation, and other technology-focused courses; teaching experience in these areas strongly preferred. Candidates are also expected to maintain an active research agenda.
POSITION #2: Teaching responsibilities include one or more areas in information and communication technology, especially web development courses, human-computer interaction courses, user experience courses, digital law enforcement, and cybercrime. Teaching experience in these areas is strongly preferred. Candidates are also expected to maintain an active research agenda.
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University of Maryland, iSchool/ Criminology & Criminal Justice
The College of Information Studies (Maryland’s iSchool) and the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park invite applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on building systems for and conducting data-driven analyses in crime, law and justice. Examples of possible research approaches include: data mining; information visualization; automating or advancing data pre-processing; signal processing, computer vision, and natural language processing; applied machine learning; algorithmic transparency, debiasing algorithms and data, and algorithmic accountability; and computational social science. We are interested in candidates who apply these topics in the context of criminology, justice, and criminal law (e.g., predictive policing, pretrial risk assessment, database building through open sources, linking criminal records, recidivism prediction, management of bodycam video, face recognition in surveillance images, management of DNA evidence). Candidates with data-driven approaches to related social science topics are encouraged to apply. This will be a joint position with the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the iSchool. Tenure home will be negotiated at the time of hire. A record of excellence in scholarship and a strong commitment to research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels are required. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related field.
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University of Washington Information School
Deadline: September 15, 2019
The University of Washington seeks applications for the Director of the Master of Library and Information Science Law Librarianship Specialization. The successful applicant will be appointed as a Senior Lecturer, full-time, in the University of Washington Information School for three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a full-time position (nine-month appointment with one month of summer support) with an anticipated start date of January 2, 2020. This position includes faculty voting rights and is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications.
University of Oklahoma,School of Library & Information Studies
The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on Applied Technology and/or Data Science. We are seeking candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, Text Mining, Information Retrieval, Data Ethics, or User Experience Design. The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to teach one or more of the required courses for the bachelor’s or master’s programs in online and in person environments.
The successful applicant for this position will join the OU SLIS faculty in the education of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students in various capacities including teaching courses, supervising independent courses, advising, and serving on students’ committees. The teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. The faculty member will conduct scholarly research resulting in publications in peer reviewed journals, book chapters, edited books, books, and conference papers. Seeking opportunities for internal and external funding is also expected. Additionally, the candidate will be committed to engagement in service to the profession and in the shared governance within the university. The position is based on the Norman campus and will begin August 16, 2020.
The School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a temporary, one-year lecturer position with a focus on Applied Technology in LIS. The lecturer will teach the introduction to technology course that is required for undergraduate majors and MLIS students, additional classes that match their expertise, and act as faculty supervisor for undergraduate internships. The ideal candidate must have experience teaching online courses. A completed Ph.D. is preferred.
The position will cover four courses in Spring 2020, one course in Summer 2020, and two courses in Fall 2020. The lecturer will supervise approximately five undergraduate internships in each of Spring, Summer, and Fall (total of around fifteen internships). The lecturer will also engage in service activities such as serving on SLIS committees and attending faculty meetings.
The position is based on the Norman campus and will begin January 2020.
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University of Toronto Mississauga
Candidates must have a PhD in a related discipline with a curricular emphasis in marketing, management, business administration, communications/media, or information, or a related discipline by the time of appointment (or shortly thereafter). Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. They must demonstrate an active and excellent research program emphasizing the role of technology in marketing; an emerging reputation in a marketing-related field with a demonstrated ability to attract research funding; and a good publication record in top-ranked and field relevant scholarly journals; as well as through strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by the teaching dossier outlining experience and accomplishments, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference is also required. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment in one of the University of Toronto's tri-campus graduate departments.
University of Michigan School of Information
Deadline: August 11, 2019
The University of Michigan School of Information seeks qualified individuals as Lecturer III to provide instruction in Python programming and data science skills and techniques to students in our new Master of Applied Data Science degree as well as in our other academic programs. We expect the applicant to be able to support courses such as data manipulation, exploratory data analysis, data mining, and natural language processing. We seek candidates who are passionate about teaching and using computation and data science to build a better world. Students in the online degree program take four-week classes on the Coursera platform. Under direction of the instructor of record the successful candidate will serve as front line instructional and student support, and participate in the continuous process of program improvement. This person may be assigned course development duties. Given the online degree program structure, there will be a variety of classes that change from month to month. Course assignments are made in advance giving teaching faculty ample time to prepare. However, these responsibilities will be very fast paced and sometimes evolving quickly. Thus, it will be critical to have strong organizational skills and the willingness and ability to work in a dynamic environment.
University of California, Berkeley, School of Information
Deadline: July 17, 2019
The School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturers to teach courses in the Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.
National Taiwan University, Dept. of Library and Information Science
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2019
The Department of Library and Information Science at National Taiwan University is seeking to employ one new full-time faculty member.
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