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Faculty Postions: Data Science

University of Michigan, School of Information
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2018
The School of Information at the University of Michigan (UMSI) seeks tenure-track professors at the assistant, associate or full level in the broad field of data science. Successful candidates are expected to be able to teach in UMSI’s online and/or residential programs related to applied data science, and contribute to our vibrant research culture. UMSI seeks applicants who can contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the school and the university. Applicants in some of the areas listed below may also be considered for joint research appointments with the Institute for Social Research.

Tenure Track Faculty Postions

Cornell University Department of Information Science
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
The Cornell University Department of Information Science (IS) in the college of Computing and Information Science (CIS) has tenure track and tenured faculty positions available at both its Ithica and its New York City campuses. Note that separate applications are required for each campus.

Ithica faculty positons: Exceptional candidates in all areas related to the department’s current research trajectories and priorities will be given serious consideration; these include the interface of economics and information; network science; computational social science; information policy; the sociology of organizations and innovation; human-computer interaction (HCI) and design; data science and its implications; digital humanities; the history and anthropology of computing and data; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and computer-mediated communication (CMC); social computing; human-robot interaction (HRI); ubiquitous computing and interactive systems; information visualization; policy and design for social impact; technology and equity.

NYC faculty positons: Applications relating to the school’s programs in Health Tech and Urban Tech are particularly encouraged. This search includes Cornell faculty positions that are part of the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, which seeks candidates with demonstrated transdisciplinary interests and a track record of translational science, especially in service of the common good.

Assistant Professor Position: Urban Spatial Analytics and Data Science

Georgia Tech
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018
The School of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with core research and teaching interests in urban spatial analytics and data science. There is a possibility of a joint appointment with Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing.

Assistant Professor of Data Science

Coe College
Deadline: Nov. 16, 2018
Candidates should be prepared to teach courses in introductory programming, statistical methods, and data management. Ideal candidates would also be able to draw on their expertise and experiences dealing with data-intensive problems to expand the curriculum at Coe College. Areas of interest might include: data mining, machine learning, visualization, information storage and retrieval, numerical methods, mathematical modeling, data security, and network analysis.

Senior Lecturer

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2018
The iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a Senior Lecturer to contribute to the development and teaching of library and information science courses for the Master of Science in Library and Information Science program (MS/LIS).

Department of Library and Information Science, Open Rank Faculty Positions

Rutgers University, School of Communication and Information
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
Rutgers is seeking faculty for tenure-track or tenured positions. Their foci include: People and Community; Data, Information and Knowledge; Information Systems and Services; and Empowerment, Engagement and Action. The school especially invites candidates who will take leadership roles in their Master of Information (MI), their Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) undergraduate major, and their inter-disciplinary Ph.D.

Chairperson, Department of Media and Information

Michigan State University Department of Media and Information
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
Michigan State University is seeking a new Chairperson for its Department of Media and Information. This individual will be a globally recognized scholar who brings dynamic and inclusive leadership experience to further the school’s transdisciplinary vision and to balance the department’s research initiatives and creative activity with their teaching mission. The school values experience in public policy or industry and a willingness to engage with stakeholders outside the academy.

Multiple full time tenured/tenure track faculty positions

University of Texas at Austin School of Information
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
The School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for four new full-time, tenured/tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019 or earlier, depending on applicant availability.

  • Full Professor to hold the endowed Bill and Lewis Suit Professor of Information Technology;
  • Tenured Faculty Member, concurrently appointed as Associate Dean for Education;
  • Tenured Faculty Member, concurrently appointed as Associate Dean for Research;
  • Assistant Professor in the early stages of their career who demonstrates exceptional potential as a scholar and researcher.

Asst. Prof. in Data/Information Ethics

University of Oregon, Department of Philosophy and Presidential Initiative in Data Science
Deadline: Oct. 10, 2018
The University of Oregon’s Department of Philosophy and Presidential Initiative in Data Science invite applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with a specialization in Data/Information Ethics, to begin in fall 2019. The Philosophy Department construes ethics in a broad sense as pertaining to a wide range of moral, social, and cultural issues arising in connection with burgeoning data technologies. Competitive applicants will be capable of outstanding research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Assistant Professor – Infrastructure and Data Science

University of California, Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018
University of California, Berkeley, invites applications this tenure-track appointment. The school is especially interested in candidates who are trying to address infrastructure-related policy problems (including transportation, housing, communications, energy, water, cities, and health care) and who will engage with University-wide data science efforts. Applications are encouraged from individuals of any scholarly discipline whose research focuses on these questions, including those in public policy, political science, economics, statistics, sociology, civil engineering, urban affairs, management, or demography, or data scientists with roots in computer science, schools of information, and other fields.

Associate or Full Professor, Usability Studies

University of Arizona iSchool
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
The School of Information invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor with tenure (January 2019 or August 2019 appointment) with a strong record of research in usability studies, a scholar who is a global leader on research related to augmented reality, immersive media, virtual reality, new media’s impact on society, mobile communications, as well as integration and technology adoption in medicine and growing areas of health informatics. This position requires vision and approaches tied to outreach to underrepresented learners as well as strong pedagogical abilities for teaching a diverse set of students. Experience in academic leadership roles, tight industry partnerships, and research across domains to include health technologies are preferred. Ideal candidates will bring experience with interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary funded grant teams, and will exhibit the potential to raise the computational/big tech profile for the University of Arizona.

Assistant Professor in Interactive Media Studies (IMS)

Miami University College of Creative Arts
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
Miami Univeristy (Ohio) College of Creative Arts seeks candidates for Assistant Professor in Interactive Media Studies (IMS). This is a full-time tenure-track position and is open at the Assistant Professor rank. IMS is an innovative degree-granting program driven by emerging interactive technologies and a cohort of collaborative faculty who build “horizontal” curriculum and research across campus. Duties: Teach courses in Human-Computer Interaction research, Digital Marketing, User Experience; develop curricula; maintain an active research program; provide service to the University.

Two openings for open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2108
The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing invites applications for the following two positions. Both are located at the IUPUI campus.

  • Library and Information Science: The LIS Department is developing undergraduate applied data science programs, collaborates on graduate data science initiatives, and has an ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree program. Areas of special interest include but not limited to: Children/youth services; Digital youth; Youth STEM education; Youth and Technology. The appointment will begin August 1, 2019.
  • Health and Biomedical Informatics: Exceptional researchers in health informatics are being sought to join our fast-growing Department of BioHealth Informatics. We welcome applications from established researchers with collaborative research teams. Candidates will be considered from all areas in health and biomedical informatics, including health informatics, clinical informatics, medical informatics and other informatics areas related healthcare.

Full-time lecturer

Cornell University Department of Information Science
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2018
The Cornell University Department of Information Science invites applications for a full-time and long-term Lecturer position at Cornell’s Ithaca campus. This non-tenure track faculty position offers a professional teaching career track with possibility for growth, including the potential for a teaching innovation specialist. Based on candidate qualifications and experience, the initial appointment will be either a three year (Lecturer) or five year (Senior Lecturer) appointment, with the expectation of renewal. The postion is #11714, and is open until filled.

Four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions

Syracuse University iSchool
Deadline: Oct. 8, 2018
Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies seeks scholars and leaders to fill four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2019. Successful candidates will have a productive program of research in an information-related field and be able to contribute to the development of students and courses in our degree programs in information management and technology, data science and data analytics, library and information science (including school media) and information science and technology. Positions are open until filled, but submitting by 8 Oct 2018 will ensure complete consideration.

Assistant Professor Career Track; one-year contracted position

University of Arizona School iSchool
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
The University of Arizona School of Information invites applications for a one-year contracted position of Career Track (Non-tenure Eligible) Assistant Professor beginning fall 2019, teaching a 3-3 load. This position will require both online and face-to-face teaching that includes repeated courses and other strategies meant to manage faculty workload. This position also requires vision and approaches tied to outreach to underrepresented learners as well as strong pedagogical abilities for teaching a diverse set of students.

Multiple faculty positions in LIS and MSIM – Application period extended

University of Washington Information School
Deadline: see below
The University of Washington Information School has extended the deadlines for several of its current job listings. The new deadlines are noted below. Use the links to learn more. All postions are opened until filled.

  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor – Information Management/Information Systems: The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and tenure status is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Updated Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor – Library and Information Science: The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and tenure status is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The anticipated start date is September, 2019. Application Deadline: Oct. 28, 2018
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer – Information Management / Information Systems: This is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.  This position includes faculty voting rights and is not tenure eligible. Updated Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018
  • Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Full Time – Library and Information Science: The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. This position is not tenure eligible. Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor – Open Field: The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and tenure status is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is expected to start in September 2019. Application Deadline, Sept. 30, 2018.
  • Professor of Practice – Future of Libraries, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence: This distinguished practitioner in residence will serve as a bridge between academia and the public library field, and lead the way towards enhancing the education of future librarians. Updated Application Deadline: January 31, 2019 and open until filled.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Learning Analytics

University of California, Irvine
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2018
The School of Education at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Learning Analytics. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by September 15, 2018, but screening will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor in Knowledge Organization and in Digital Youth

University of Kentucky School of Information Science
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2018
The iSchool at the University of Kentucky has the following two openings for Assistant Professor.

  • Assistant Professor, Knowledge Organization: Teaching and research responsibilities include one or more areas in knowledge organization: information organization, indexing, document description, classification, controlled vocabularies, and information retrieval.
  • Assistant Professor Digital Youth: Teaching and research responsibilities include one or more areas in digital youth: digital engagement, youth information practices, multiliteracies, inclusive design, personalized learning, participatory design, design thinking, formal and informal learning practices, library and information programs and services for children and youth, and school library programs and services.

Professorship in Communication and Computing

University of Copenhagen
Deadline: Sept. 20, 2018
The Center for Communication and Computing, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a full professorship in Communication and Computing, to be filled by 1 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The professor will serve as the director of the Center for Communication and Computing (CCC), which is a cross-disciplinary collaboration between several University of Copenhagen Departments, including the Department of Information Studies.

Two postions for doctoral students in LIS

The Swedish School of Library and Information Science at the University of Boras
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2018
The University of Boras iSchool has the following job openings for doctoral student applicants. For each position, a minimum of 80% of employment time within the doctoral position is devoted to research courses and dissertation work. The remaining time is used for teaching and administrative activities. Use the links to learn more.

  • Doctoral student in Library and Information Science with focus on information practices: Research can be conducted in areas such as information and media literacies, information seeking and learning, information practices of groups in society, workplaces, and educational contexts, information resilience, and many more.
  • Doctoral student in Library and Information Science with focus on social media studies: Unlike the social media research oriented toward marketing, at SSLIS we adhere to a critical tradition, exploring societal implications of new technology. Accordingly, the studies conducted within the SMS programme fall under different overarching themes. See full job posting for details.

Assistant Professor – Technology and Race

University of Toronto Mississauga
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Technology and Race, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position start date is July 1, 2019.

Faculty Position – Information Systems

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Deadline: August 18, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar seeks applicants for a teaching-track position in Information Systems beginning in Spring Semester, 2019 (January 2019). This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and making scholarly contributions to the educational mission of the Information Systems program.

Semantic Enrichment Manager

EBSCO Information Services
Deadline: August 31, 2018
The mission of the Semantic Enrichment Manager is to provide operational leadership for the Semantic Enrichment team—consisting of ontologists, taxonomists, and machine learning specialists—through improving workflows, reporting, and systems, fostering collaboration and career development, and leading strategically important projects.

CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Software Curation

Carnegie Mellon University
Deadline: August 1, 2018

The Carnegie Mellon University Libraries invites applications for a two-year CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow for Software Curation. The primary focus of the fellowship will be to collaborate with faculty, students, library staff, and technologists to advance the Libraries’ software preservation and curation strategies. The Fellow will partner with CMU Libraries and research faculty and staff from a range of CMU colleges and programs to develop and implement strategies for a sustainable approach to supporting life-cycle management of research software. They will also help to train faculty, staff, and students in software preservation tools and techniques. Through this research activity, the Fellow will play a key role in developing a model for software preservation and curation workflows, policies, and strategies in the CMU Libraries. This Fellow’s time will be split between pursuing their own original research, and collaborating with and mentoring other researchers, including faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates pursuing open science. Applicants must be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary and collaborative research setting and have a working understanding of the research life-cycle.

Postdoctoral Scholar

School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: July 13, 2018
The School of Information Sciences/ the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of a Post-Doctoral Scholar in Dr. Jana Diesner’s research group. The person will leverage and improve methods from Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), and Social Network Analysis (SNA) to advance theory and applications in the areas of emergency management, IoT, and responsible computing. This will be interdisciplinary research at the nexus of computing and social science conducted in collaboration with Dr. Jana Diesner and her lab.

Informationist/Medical Librarian

Western Michigan University – Stryker School of Medicine
Deadline: July 31, 2108
Western Michigan University School of Medicine seeks an Informationist/Medical Librarian to provide library services to support teaching and learning, research productivity and patient care. Coordinates and administers the formal educational efforts of the Library including developing instructional materials, research guides, web tutorial and support services to guide WMed stakeholders through the world’s recorded knowledge. Provides instruction and consultation in bibliographic research methods, health literacy and ethical scholarship including avoidance of plagiarism and respect for copyright.

Chair, Cataloging and Discovery Services

University of Florida
Deadline: July 18, 2018
The George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, seek applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services. The department provides descriptions for and access to materials and resources held at the University of Florida in all formats and subjects, including unique and cultural heritage collections. The department collaboratively supports the digital publishing and data curation programs of the Smathers Libraries.

Electronic Resources and Scholarly Communications Librarian

Denison University
Deadline: July 9, 2018
Denison University is seeking an Electronic Resources & Scholarly Communication Librarian who will support access to Denison’s extensive electronic resources and related library collections through multiple platforms. In this newly-created position, the librarian will also establish routine processes and support structures for the college’s institutional repository, collaborating with library staff, faculty, and consortial partners to oversee access to our digital collections.

Librarian positions in the areas of Metadata Technologies, Civic Engagement, and Assessent

Loyola University Chicago (Loyola)
Deadline: June 11, 2018
Assessment Librarian: This position will coordinate quantitative and qualitative assessment activities across the University Libraries to support data-driven planning and decision-making and ensure organizational effectiveness; help build a culture of assessment in all areas of library operations; serve as library liaison for one or more academic departments or programs; and participate in other library programming and information services. Application deadline June 11, 2018

Civic Engagement Librarian: This position will coordinate library programs and services that recognize and support the civic dimension of university life; manage participation in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP); contribute to government grant-seeking activities; serve as library liaison for one or more academic departments or programs; and participate in other library programming and information services. Application deadline June 11, 2018

Metadata Technologies Librarian: This position will coordinate metadata creation, cleanup, editing, enhancement and migration, mapping and transformation across library platforms to promote interoperability and discovery; provide consultation, training, creation and maintenance of documentation, quality control, and investigate new tools and standards; serve as library liaison for one or more academic departments or programs; and participate in other library programming and information services.

Lecturer – Information and Cybersecurity

iSchool at University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: December 12, 2018
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 Information and Cybersecurity. We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach 15-person sections in our web-based Master’s of Information and Cybersecurity program (cybersecurity.berkeley.edu). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the school. Positions typically start in January, May, and August, and appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance. In addition to teaching responsibilities, general duties include holding office hours, assigning grades, advising students, and preparing course materials.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Scientist, Computer Science

Living Analytics Research Centre, Singapore Management University, SIS
Deadline: July 31, 2018
The Living Analytics Research Centre is a research centre set up in Singapore Management University with Carnegie Mellon University as our strategic partner.

The Research Fellow/Scientist will work with faculty researchers on one or more of the following research topics in the urban/social computing, smart cities and consumer business domains:

  • Data and Text Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Recommender Systems
  • Social-Urban Sensing
  • Big Data Infrastructure

The candidate will also be responsible for one or more of the following aspects:

  • Design research methodologies
  • Develop algorithms and models
  • Conduct data science studies
  • Design and conduct experiments
  • Design and implement applications, tools and systems
  • Develop analytics capabilities in big data infrastructure

Freelance Researcher
ARMA International Educational Foundation
Deadline: June 1, 2018
The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) is looking for a researcher to work on a freelance basis on a research project on the topic of blockchain technology.

Dean, School of Information Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: June 4, 2018
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information Sciences. . Reporting to and working with the Provost, and in coordination with the Deans from other colleges and schools, the Dean will have responsibility for the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of the School of Information Sciences and its role within The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. The university strongly encourages nominations of, as well as applications from, individuals traditionally underrepresented in academia.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, June 4, 2018. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, and a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described above, as well as the applicant’s motivation to apply. These materials should be sent electronically, in confidence to Korn Ferry consultants Josh Ward and Ken Kring at email address iSchoolDeanUIUC@KornFerry.com. The search consultants can be reached to answer questions about the position or the application by telephone at (405)640-3994 (Josh) or (215)656-5309 (Ken).

Postdoctoral Scholar – Data Science Program – School of Information

The iSchool at the University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: May 14, 2018
The School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for multiple Postdoctoral Scholars, in the area of Data Science, at 100% time, to help teach in, build, and be an integral part of our web-based Master of Information and Data Science program (datascience.berkeley.edu).

The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the School. Positions typically start in January, May, and August, and appointments may be renewed based on need, funding, and performance.vWe are currently hiring for summer semester 2018. This is a full-time, one- or two-year, renewable, postdoctoral position.

Open position for full-time faculty

National Chengchi University-Graduate Institute of Library Information and Archival Studies (LIAS) (Taiwan)
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2018
Academic Qualifications:
1. Professional specialties in Library Information, Archival Studies & History, Computer Science & Information Engineering, Information Management, Publishing Science & Communication, or closely related fields, with outstanding performance or great potential.
2. Applicants qualified to teach one of the following courses and communication skills in Chinese are preferred:
Core courses: Information Behavior & User Study, Library and Information Services, Archival Management & Applications, Digital Humanities, Information Retrieval.

Associate Faculty in Applied Data and Information Science

IU School of Informatics and Computing, IUPUI
Deadline: May 31, 2018
The Department of Library and Information Science at the School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI seeks Associate Faculty for several undergraduate courses in the area of Applied Data and Information Science, beginning with the fall semester 2018. This program prepares undergraduate students for a data-driven workforce and society and aims to teach data curation, management, and representation, while addressing social and technical implications.

We are currently recruiting for Associate Faculty who would be interested in teaching undergraduate courses in the following subjects:
• Introduction to Data Studies
• Data Representation and Organization
• Information Representation

Open Rank T/TT Position in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval or Information Visualization – 12894

Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: April 2, 2018
High Assistant, Associate and Full T/TT Position in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval or Information Visualization—Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder

The recently established Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure line faculty appointment at all ranks, though assistant candidates must have at least 3 years in rank. Successful candidates will help shape the future of Information Science—as a Department and as a discipline. The Department takes a progressive computational, social and humanistic approach to Information Science, focusing on human–data interaction in all its diverse forms and contexts.

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track Faculty

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
Deadline: April 9, 2018
The School of Information Studies (SOIS), the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), and the Computer Science Department in the College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Data Science. The selected applicant will be expected to maintain an active research agenda in their field of interest, with a home in either the School of Information Studies or in the Department of Computer Science.

Assistant Professor: Library Science

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
Deadline: April 9, 2018
Assistant Professor in Library Science candidates will be interested in research and pedagogy in library science from a variety of possible perspectives, including, reference/information services, foundations of library and information science, readers’ advisory, collection management, or management of information agencies. Candidates should bring a background that includes social justice, community outreach and/or public engagement. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate an ability to articulate the value of the profession / MLIS to contemporary society.

Assistant Professor: Information Technology

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Information Studies
Deadline: April 9, 2018
Assistant Professor in Information Technology candidates will be interested in either research and/or pedagogy in information technology from a variety of possible perspectives, including technical, user-centered, social approaches. Preferred emphases includes, but is not limited to: human-computer interaction (HCI) & user interface design, information security, computer networks, information visualization, information architecture, web and mobile development.

Director of Research – Social Science

Twitter
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Twitter is looking to hire a director of research to develop an overall vision and strategy for social science research at Twitter, particularly as it relates to the collective health, openness, and civility of public conversation on our platform.

Associate Dean for Research

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Deadline: March 31, 2018
The Graduate School of Education (GSE) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York invites an accomplished scholar for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Professor to provide leadership and expert mentorship in all aspects of research. The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) will coordinate development and implementation of a vision for scholarship for the school, lead large interdisciplinary externally funded research projects and training programs, support faculty research, and facilitate training for proposal development, writing, and compliance requirements. The ADR will also assist faculty in identifying external research support opportunities, coordinating submissions, and managing research programs. The ADR will teach one course per year and maintain an active program of research. We seek a scholar who is committed to interdisciplinary research and understands different research methodologies.

Dodson Visiting Professorship

The iSchool at the University of British Columbia
Deadline: March 23, 2018
The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at UBC is inviting applications for the 2018/2019 Dodson Visiting Professorship. This is an opportunity to work with well-known senior scholars at the iSchool as well as an outstanding group of junior faculty members active in areas such as archival science, human computer interaction, values and technology, Indigenous information initiatives, social media analytics and mining, and knowledge organization.The Dodson Visiting Professor will be welcomed into the research culture at the iSchool and will be expected to attend research talks and events, interact with doctoral students, and present research at an open colloquium. The professorship provides funding for one term in the amount of CAD $15,000, which can be supplemented through teaching (up to two 3-credit courses) to reach a combined total of CAD $30,000.

Two Communication and Technology Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Positions

The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University
Deadline: March 15, 2018
The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We particularly welcome applicants with interest and experience in directing the basic course in human communication.

Assistant Professor

The iSchool at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Deadline: Feb. 24, 2018 and open until filled
The School of Information Studies (SOIS), the iSchool at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), and the Computer Science Department in the College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Data Science. The selected applicant will be expected to maintain an active research agenda in their field of interest, with a home in either the School of Information Studies or in the Department of Computer Science.

S-W1-Professur Information Management JP/004/18

Berlin School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: March 15, 2018
The iSchool at Germany’s Humboldt University welcome qualified applications from scholars whose research addresses important and innovative areas of research especially in the fields of Information and Computer Science and the development of IT-based service strategies. Focussed research areas should be:

  • Analyzing different forms of Research integrity
  • Information technology and business models for the scientific publication process (including Research Life Cycle Management and digital Curation aspects)
  • Information Infrastructure Management
  • Research data Management

This Junior professorship is a six-year, fixed-term academic position involving both research and teaching.

Faculty Position in Information Studies: (Research Stream Associate or Full Professor)

University of British Columbia iSchool
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS), the iSchool at The University of British Columbia (UBC) – Vancouver, invites applications from distinguished scholars for a full-time tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. Applicants are required to hold a Ph.D. in the field of information studies or a related discipline.

Three Assistant Professor Opportunities

Miami University (Ohio), College of Creative Arts
Deadlines: Open until filled
The College of Creative Arts at Miami University (Ohio) seeks candidates for the following postions that may be of interest to information professionals:

Director of the Undergraduate Program in Information Technology and Informatics (Non-Tenure Track)

Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2018 and open until filled
The iSchool at Rutgers invites applications for a non-tenure-track undergraduate program director in Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) in the Department of Library and Information Science. The initial appointment for the position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal following a third-year review.

Associate Dean for Research

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing IUPUI
Deadline: March 31, 2018
The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, IUPUI, invites applications for a tenured associate or full professor in the growing field of data science (or related area) to fill the position of Associate Dean for Research. Candidates must demonstrate an outstanding scholarly record of research, exhibited by high-impact peer-reviewed publications, a forward-looking, vigorous research agenda and a demonstrated history of securing significant, competitive external funding.
An exceptional researcher is sought to lead and expand the research enterprise of our school and contribute to the department’s growing data science academic program. All areas of data science will be considered including data mining, statistical machine learning, descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics, cloud computing, distributed databases, high performance computing, data visualization, or other areas involving the collection, organization, management, and extraction of knowledge from massive, complex, heterogeneous datasets. Data may include text, images, video, sensor and instrument data, clickstream data, social media interactions, neuroimaging data, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics data, etc.
http://www.sci.pitt.edu/recruiting/

Multiple Tenure-track and Non-Tenure track positions

University of Pittsburgh: School of Computing and Information
Deadline: Jan. 12, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is undertaking an ambitious multi-year plan to create a School of Computing and Information (SCI) that will serve as the nexus of computing and information throughout Pitt. SCI was launched in July 2017, with the appointment of Paul Cohen, previously with DARPA, as Founding Dean. SCI aims to create and harness data-driven technology, science and expertise to improve the safety, security, robustness, performance and understanding of complex, interacting natural, social and engineered systems for the betterment of the world. Predictive modeling and insightful analysis for evidence-based decision-making, in the context of these interacting systems, is key to this mission. SCI has multiple openings at all levels, in all areas of computing and information research and education. These positions offer exciting opportunities to be a part of a new academic unit that aspires to be an international leader in agile and trans-disciplinary methods to solve problems and make discoveries of the greatest importance. For a complete description and to apply, please visit http://www.sci.pitt.edu/recruiting/

Associate or Full Professor in the area of media and information policy

Michigan State University
Deadline: Open until filled
The Department of Media and Information (MI) at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure-system faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the area of media and information policy. We seek a visionary leader with an innovative research program and/or industry or policy-making experience who will develop the Quello Center to the next level of prominence, addressing critical issues of media and information policy in a digital economy. The successful candidate will have a strong record of obtaining grants, contracts, and/or other types of external funding in support of research and outreach.

Goodyear Professor in Knowledge Management

iSchool at Kent State University
Deadline: Open until filled
The Kent State University (KSU) School of Information (the iSchool) seeks a senior level colleague for appointment as distinguished Goodyear Professor in Knowledge Management. The appointment is endowed by support from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The ideal candidate will bring a sustained track record of scholarship, collaboration, and funding in the knowledge management area of information science. The position may focus on research and/or program development. Priorities include grant writing; research collaboration within KSU and with industry; student-focused industry partnerships; program initiatives with allied units across the university; attracting top students; and enrichment of the CCI interdisciplinary PhD program in communication and information.

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor in Computational Journalism

University of Maryland, College Park
Deadline: Open until filled
UMD is hiring a tenure-track/tenured position in computational journalism at the assistant or associate professor level. This will be a joint position with the College of Journalism and the iSchool, with the tenure home in the College of Journalism. The successful candidate will teach in both colleges at the undergraduate and graduate level, and will have a research agenda of interest to both schools.

Open Rank Instructor of Information Science

University of Colorado Boulder
Deadline: Open until filled
The newly established Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks outstanding candidates for a non-tenure track open rank instructor position starting in Fall 2018. Successful candidates will help shape the future of Information Science—as a Department and as a discipline. With a faculty with strengths in both computer science and the social sciences, the Department takes a progressive approach to the discipline of Information Science, focusing on human–data interaction in all its diverse forms and contexts.

Open rank: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in Information and Library Science

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University, Bloomington
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

Assistant Professor

The School of Information at Pratt Institute
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Information (SI) at Pratt Institute invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Fall 2018.
Within the broad field of information, we seek a dedicated professor in the area of youth services, programming and technologies in informal learning environments, including libraries, archives and museums. Ideal candidates’ research and teaching will make connections to arts, culture and technology, which is part of the mission of the school.

Open Rank, Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Health and Biomedical Informatics

Indiana University, School of Informatics and Computing
Deadline: Open until filled
The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track or tenured faculty position in the Dept of BioHealth Informatics. The appointment will begin August 1, 2018 at IUPUI. Exceptional researchers are being sought to join our fast-growing department. We welcome applications from established researchers with collaborative research teams. Candidates will be considered from all areas in health and biomedical informatics, including health informatics, clinical informatics, medical informatics and related areas.

Lecturer – Data Science

UC Berkeley School of Information
Deadline: June 30, 2018
The Berkeley iSchool seeks lecturers who can teach 15-person sections in their web-based Master’s program in Data Sciences. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2015-16 academic year (including summer semester) as well as the 2016-17 and 2017-18 years, when there is curricular need.

Dean of the School of Information

The iSchool at the Pratt Institute
Deadline: Open until filled
Pratt Institute invites expressions of interest for the Dean of the School of Information. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer for the School, which offers graduate study within five Masters programs: Library and Information Science, Museums and Digital Culture, Information Experience Design, Data Analytics and Visualization, and Library Media Specialist. The Dean will lead the School into its next chapter, working collaboratively with the faculty and staff to achieve its vision of empowering people to improve lives and communities through information, knowledge, and culture. The School of Information is distinguished in the information field through its mission, which is in part to lead the information field, through teaching and research, in making connections with the arts, culture, and technology.

Open Rank Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty in Library and Information Science

The iSchool at Indiana University
Deadline: Open until filled
The IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI invites applications for open rank tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Library and Information Science. The appointment will begin August 1, 2018 at the Indianapolis campust. The LIS department is developing undergraduate data science programs, collaborates on graduate data science initiatives, and has an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree program delivered through online methods. Areas of special interest include data management, digital information management, knowledge management, data science, and preservation. The Department collaborates closely with the Human Centered Computing and the BioHealth Informatics Departments in the application of technology to address information needs.

Assistant Professor – User Experience Design, Teaching Stream

The iSchool at the University of Toronto
Deadline: Open until filled
The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in user experience design. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. specializing in user experience, design, human computer interaction or a related discipline by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Candidates are expected to demonstrate capacity for outstanding teaching and pedagogical practices, and have experience teaching a variety of courses in user experience, human computer interaction or a related area at the University level. We seek individuals who have expertise in user interface principles, theoretical foundations of HCI, user behaviour, user requirements gathering, usability evaluations, participatory design, and app and web design. We seek enthusiastic individuals with the ability and ambition to advance our Faculty’s rigorous, highly-ranked Master’s of Information program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Faculty of Information and the Knowledge Media Design Institute which is an interdisciplinary unit of the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. The Collaborative Program in Knowledge Media Design offers an interdisciplinary specialization to a regular departmental degree program.

Associate Professor – User Experience Design & Human Computer Interaction (Tenure Stream)

The iSchool at the University of Toronto
Deadline: Open until filled
The Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate Professor in user experience design and human computer interaction. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, externally funded research program. The successful candidate must display evidence of excellence in research. Evidence of excellence in research should be demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in leading presses and in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees themselves of high international standing. The successful candidate will be considered for the positions of Director of the Knowledge Media Design Institute and the BUL Chair in Human Computer Interaction.

Lecturer – Information Management – School of Information

The iSchool at The University of California, Berkeley
Deadline: June 30, 2018
Applications are invited for a pool of part-time, non-tenure track lecturer positions. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2016-17 academic year (including summer semester) as well as the 2017-18 year, when there is curricular need.

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Information and Library Science

The iSchool at Indiana University
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

Applicants should have an established record (for senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence (for junior level) in research and teaching, and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2018.

Associate Professor-Information Access/HCI/Social Computing

The College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deadline: Open until filled
The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor level in the broad area of information retrieval, digital libraries, human-computer interaction, or social computing. Exceptional candidates at other ranks may be considered. The position is part of a new initiative to develop a top-quality information science or informatics program based on our highly-rated computer science program.

Assistant Professor (non-tenure eligible)

The iSchool at the University of Arizona
Deadline: Open until filled
The School of Information invites applications for a one-year contracted position of Career Track (Non-tenure Eligible) Assistant Professor beginning spring 2018, teaching a 4-4 load. This position will require both online and face-to-face teaching, that includes repeated courses and and other strategies meant to manage faculty workload. This position provides health insurance, tuition reduction and other benefits. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Appointment of this NTE Assistant Professor position will be recommended largely on evidence of teaching skills and training, depth of knowledge in a particular specialty, and capacity to undertake high quality teaching and service. This NTE Assistant Professor appointment qualifies for renewal and promotion through a university managed system of promotion for continuing faculty. Renewal of this one-year contract is possible and planned, though not guaranteed to occur, dependent on curricular need, faculty consideration, and enrollment figures.

Multiple Faculty Positions, Open Rank (Tenure-Track or Tenured)

Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information
Deadline: Oct. 2, 2017

Rutgers welcomes applications from scholars whose work intersects with, enhances, and extends the existing focus areas within the Department of Library and Information Science. We encourage applicants whose agendas will develop connections with other units in the school and university and we will give particular consideration to candidates who are conducting interdisciplinary research and teaching in data and computational social science, which are points of growth within the school.

School of Library and Information Science Division Director

Simmons School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: open until filled
The Director of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) reports to the Dean of the College and is the academic leader of the School. The Director has responsibility for planning, including financial and enrollment management, curriculum development and revision, accreditation, and staffing. In fulfilling these duties, the Director builds excellence by recruiting, evaluating, inspiring, developing and supporting faculty; attracting and retaining students; facilitating research opportunities; supervising faculty program leaders; hiring and evaluating non-faculty staff; and augmenting the resources of the School. The Director serves as an advisor to the Dean on all academic matters, advocates for resources, and collaborates with faculty Directors within the College and across Simmons to promote a rich intellectual environment for the College. The Director will work with internal and external constituencies to assure the high visibility of their programs on campus, in the community, and in the profession.

Full-time Faculty (Assistant Rank, Tenure-Track)- School of Library and Information Science

Simmons School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: open until filled
Simmons SLIS invites outstanding applicants and nominations for an assistant professor tenure-track position to complement current faculty areas of expertise. They seek faculty who can teach in two or more of these areas:

  • Data mining and big data
  • Databases
  • Visualization
  • Programming (Java Script and Python)
  • Web development
  • Linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies (RDF, SPARQL, OWL, JSON, etc.)

Dean, School of Information

University of Texas at Austin, School of Information
Deadline: Open until filled.
The University of Texas at Austin invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Information (the Texas iSchool). The Texas iSchool is seeking an accomplished, innovative, and transformational leader who will work with the faculty, staff, students, and university administration to lead and further develop the school during this exciting time of rapid change and evolution in the management and delivery of information.

Assistant Professor – Tenure Track

Long Island University: Palmer School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: open until filled
The Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, one of the nation’s largest independent universities, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. Palmer School offers classes at three locations: LIU Post in Brookville, Palmer Manhattan at NYU’s Bobst Library, and LIU Brentwood in Suffolk County.
Candidates for this position should have a background in digitization services and knowledge organization and would be expected to assist with the MSLIS and Ph.D. programs. The teaching load will be three (3) graduate classes per semester including at least one core course. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to contribute to the school’s mission to provide knowledge and skills to prepare students for a role as a 21st century information professional.