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University of Michigan School of Information
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2019
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) invites applications for one Faculty Research Fellow. The Fellow will join researchers from ICPSR and the University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) working to understand the impacts of data archiving and sharing in social science. The position is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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Charles Sturt University, School of Information Studies
Deadline: Septemeber 15, 2019
The iSchool at Charles Sturt University in Australia is seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Information Studies. The successful candidate will be appointed as either a Lecturer in Information Studies (similar to Assistant Professor in North America) or as a Senior Lecturer in Information Studies (similar to Associate Professor in North America) and will actively contribute to teaching, research and curriculum development in the School of Information Studies teaching a range of subjects utilising a range of delivery modes. The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the School.
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University of Texas at Austin, School of Information
Deadline: October 15, 2019
The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applicants for a faculty position to begin Fall 2020. The position will have connections with the School of Information and the Whole Communities Whole Health initiative (e.g., a joint appointment with the School of Information is possible depending on the candidate’s research areas). Applicants should have expertise in visual communication and persuasion in the health context and be able to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; potential areas of focus may include data visualization, persuasion in visual communication, the role of visuals in interactive design, and techniques for making big data accessible for tailored health communication intervention.
University of Michigan, School of Information
Deadline: August 30, 2019
The University of Michigan iSchool seeks qualified individuals as Intermittent Lecturers to provide instruction in their new Master of Applied Data Science degree. Interested individuals should have Python programming expertise and fluency in data science skills and techniques. This listing is for a part-time, remote (work from anywhere) in the US or on-site position. Applicant are expected to be able to support courses such as data manipulation, exploratory data analysis, math methods, visual exploration of data, and experiment design and analysis.
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.
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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