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Southwest Florida Community Foundation
Deadline: April 30, 2021
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation has redefined itself as a collaboratory, and is seeking applicants who are energized and comfortable in a startup environment. Positions include: Chief Collaboration Officer; Senior Philanthropic Advisor; Brainstorming Lead; Explanation Lead; Nurturing Lead; Entangelements Lead.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences
Deadline: April 2, 2021
The iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to hire full-time specialized faculty members at the rank of Instructor, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, or Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor. Preference will be given to the specialization of technical pedagogy, formal and informal learning, and data analytics/curation but strong candidates in any area will be considered.
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Library and Information Science Department
Deadline: March 31, 2021
The iSchool at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid has multiple openings for Postdoctoral teaching and research personel. The initial length of each Fellowship is one year, renewable for two annuities. Applicants must hold a doctorate/PhD. from a university other than Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, have a recognized ability to teach in English, and cannot have had a contractual link with Universidad Carlos III de Madrid during two of the previous three years.
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University of Maryland, College Park, College of Information Studies
The iSchool at the University of Maryland, College Park is looking for two full-time, professional track lecturers in the areas of Visual Design & Interaction and Data Science & Data Analytics. Each lecturer will have a course load of three classes per semester (fall and spring), and will actively participate in the life of the college.
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University of California, Berkeley, School of Information
Deadline: April 9, 2021
The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at the UC Berkeley iSchool has the following openings for Postdoctoral Scholar:
Systematic Approaches to Reducing Digital Harms: CLTC is searching for a Postdoctoral Scholar to assist in the development of an emerging research program focused on new ways to define, measure, and mitigate globally and culturally contextualized harms of digital products. The objective is to extend economic, cultural, and other conceptual understandings of how societies deal with physical waste streams (such as carbon) and other externalities, to the digital environment as a means of developing practical solutions that mitigate harms. The Postdoctoral Scholar will play a critical and active role in helping to shape this research agenda, and will assist in laying the research foundations for an interdisciplinary program. This is a full-time, one-year position with the option of a second year extension based on demonstrated performance. Anticipated start date is Summer 2021. Learn more about this position
Data Privacy: Public Policy and Practice: CLTC is searching for a Postdoctoral Scholar to assist in the development of an emerging research program focused on studying how firms, customers, citizens, and other relevant stakeholders have reacted to and been impacted by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) & California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). The objective is to extend empirical understandings about reactions to and consequences of these laws. This includes assisting in the exploration of organizational structures; technical design and development practices; business practices; forms of stakeholder engagement; social norms and behaviors; and/or critically understanding the limits of these regulations and their relation to social inequalities. This work will help improve understanding about the promise and limitations of GDPR and CCPA/CPRA, and help create new tools, guidance, or recommendations for policymakers, organizations, and the public. This is a full-time, two-year position. Anticipated start date is Summer 2021. Learn more about this postion
Pratt Institute School of Information
Deadline: March 15, 2021
The School of Information at Pratt Institute seeks an Assistant Dean to help fulfill the Schools’ vision, mission and goals. Located on Pratt Institute’s Manhattan campus, the School of Information’s vision is to empower people to improve lives and communities through information, knowledge, and culture. With approximately 250 students from around the country and the globe, the school is distinguished in its focus on arts, culture and technology and its relationship to the information field. The School offers Masters programs in Library and Information Science, Museums and Digital Culture, Information Experience Design and Data Analytics and Visualization.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Information, the Assistant Dean will lead a number of important functions, be a leader within the School of Information and work to ensure the success of the entire school, as well as the success of the Institute. Working collaboratively with the Dean, faculty, and staff, the Assistant Dean will take on and lead a number of important, internal-facing functions with the School. The Assistant Dean will serve as a resource for the school’s four areas of study while also working to bring them together. The desired start date for this position is July 1st, 2021.
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University of Washington Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering
The Human Centered Design and Engineering (HCDE) department at the University of Washington, located in Seattle, is seeking to fill a full-time, two-year academic research position at the rank of post-doctoral scholar. The successful candidate will be able to make major contributions to the design of complex collaborative systems. This position is housed within the Center for Collaborative Systems for Safety, Security and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR). CoSSaR is a multi-disciplinary center where professionals from a wide range of entities (Federal, State, County, City, Tribal, International, Public and Private) team with university experts to align strategies, processes and investments in systems for security, safety and resilience.
The successful candidate will work alongside academic, public and private sector professionals on a transformative national model deployment project. Entitled “A Virtual Coordination Center (VCC) for Multimodal Integrated Corridor Management,” the project budget of $8.5M supports numerous stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The VCC is a robust cloud-based environment that enables regional stakeholders to share a common working environment in support of coordinated mobility management. The VCC will gather data from Seattle-area transportation management agencies and share this data through a common dashboard so responders across all the agencies can see incidents as they happen, coordinate responses and distribute unified public messages.
Oslo Metropolitan University Department of Archivistics, Library and Information Science
Deadline: March 22, 2021
The PICCH project at the OsloMet iSchool invites applications to a position as senior researcher in interactive information retrieval with emphasis on user studies. The position is a 1-year research position. The position requires an immediate start, or at earliest possible convenience, preferable medio May. The senior researcher is to join a local research team consisting of the professors Pia Borlund and Nils Pharo as part of an international EU research project with additional partners from England, France, Portugal, and the Netherlands. The position is funded by the Research Council of Norway.
The research project aims to identify key instances of colonial audio-visual heritage across three archives, draw a common map of shared representations connected with their respective imperial contexts, identify problematic visualisation and language and open up a dialogue between the archives and a variety of users, including archivists, researchers, filmmakers, and grassroots organisations. The digitised colonial audio-visual heritage is provided by three national archives: The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, the French Institut national de l’audiovisuel and Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, UK. The task of the senior researcher is to conduct user studies on information needs and information searching of the three archives in question.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
Deadline: March 3, 2021
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee iSchool invites applications for the following:
Assistant Professor position in Data Librarianship: The selected applicant will be expected to maintain an active research agenda related to the organization, extraction, processing, and management of data in libraries and other information services. Possible research and teaching areas might include but are not limited to: knowledge organization, data curation, academic librarianship, information retrieval, knowledge management, project management, information technology. Learn more about this postion
Visiting Assistant Professor position in knowledge organization: The selected applicant will be expected to teach and conduct some research in the field of knowledge organization. Possible teaching areas include but are not limited to metadata/cataloging, information architecture, linked data, Semantic Web, social tagging, text mining, digital humanities. Learn more about this position
University of California Berkeley School of Information
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2022
The School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley has announced the following openings:
Lecturer - Data Science: The school seeks applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturers to teach courses in the Master’s in Information and Data Science (MIDS) program. Learn more about these positions
Lecturer - Information and Cybersecurity: Multiple openings. Learn more about these postions
Lecturer - Information Management: The school seeks applications for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturers to teach courses in (MIMS) program. Learn more about these postions
Postdoctoral Scholars - Data Science Program: The school seeks applications for multiple Postdoctoral Scholars, in the area of Data Science, at 100% time . Learn more about these postions
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