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Mutiple Faculty Opportunities

University of Michigan School of Information
Deadlines: Various, see below
The iSchool at the Unviersity of Michigan seeks applicants for the following openings:

  • Social media assistant professor: The UM iSchool seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant level in social media. Broadly construed, the research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: online harassment; discussion norms and communities; social support; social capital; information-seeking; misinformation and disinformation in social media channels; online civility; content moderation and regulation. Application deadline Dec. 29, 2018.
  • Faculty position in digital curation, archival studies, and scientific data use and reuse: The UM iSchool seeks tenure-track professors at the assistant, associate or full level in the multidisciplinary areas of digital curation, archival science, scientific data use and reuse. Broadly construed, the research areas of interest include: digital curation technologies and methods; discovery, representation and interpretation of archival content and collections; open science and scholarship; provenance of data, objects, images, archival records, and collections; integrity and user acceptance of digital archives; metadata and information organization; and the economics of long-term sustainability. The deadlien for applications is as far out as May of 2022; the school anticipates a multi-year search with the possibility of multiple offers.
  • Faculty position in archival and digital studies: The UM iSchool seeks a tenure-track professor at the assistant level in the multidisciplinary areas of archival studies and digital studies. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. The candidate will be recruited as part of a cluster hire that includes scholars from Communication Studies and the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies who are working in critical/cultural humanistic and social science methods to analyze digital culture. This is a broad search open to researchers working in a variety of methods and concerned with the archive or archives and the power, social change, identity, and representation associated with those who are documented by others versus themselves and those who have the right to represent themselves and others. Application deadline: May 24, 2019.

Assistant Professor, Open-rank Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty

University of Missouri, School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
Deadline: Jan. 18, 2019
The iSchool at the University of Missouri seeks to recruit an energetic, highly motivated scholar who will contribute to the research, teaching, and administrative missions of the school in the MLIS, PhD, and certificate programs. The ideal candidate will bring a high potential for grant funding in the areas of Human Information Behavior; Usability of Information Systems and Services, User Experience, and/or interdisciplinary information behaviors. Search for Job ID 28424.

Faculty Openings in Big Data

Wayne State University
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018
Wayne State University seeks applications for multiple new tenured/tenure-track faculty positions as part of the university’s multidisciplinary initiative in “Big Data”. The intent of this initiative is to build on existing strengths in research and curricula in Big Data and its applications in and implications for business, health, law, social sciences, arts, humanities, sciences and engineering. Up to 9 facutly members will be recruited.

Open Rank Tenure-track or Tenured Professor

College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Deadline: Nov. 21, 2018
The iSchool at the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) invite applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured position with a focus on computational support for information access and analytics. A joint appointment in UMIACS is possible for well-qualified candidates whose research involves advanced computational methods.

Multiple Faculty Openings in Information Science

Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2019
The Drexel University iSchool currently seeks applications to the following open-rank faculty positions: 1) Tenure-track faculty in Human-Centered Computing (HCC); 2) Tenure-track faculty in the broad area of Digital Content Management (DCM); 3) Teaching faculty in Data Science (two positions); 4) Teaching faculty in Cybersecurity. Evaluation of applications will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Associate Professor

Kent State University iSchool
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018
The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position for one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.

Research Stream Assistant Professor

University of British Columbia iSchool
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2018
Full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2019. Applicants are required to hold a PhD in the field of library and information studies or a related discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching and student supervision at the graduate level (MLIS, PhD) and to contribute to the development and teaching of undergraduate courses in information studies.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems

California State University, Long Beach, Department of Information Systems
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018
Applicants sought with demonstrated potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in one or more of the following areas: Data Architecture, Data Analytics, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Integration, and technical areas of Information Systems.

Open Rank Faculty Position in UX/HCI

Universty of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2018
The iSchool at Illinois seeks to hire an outstanding full-time faculty member (rank open). Preference will be given to specialization in user experience/human- computer interaction and design, including social computing, computer-supported cooperative work, social media, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, interaction design, and multi- disciplinary study of the design, and use and effects of ICTs.

Assistant Adjunct Professors – Research Design, Ethics, and Data Science

University of California, Berkeley, School of Information
Deadline: Nov. 26, 2018
The iSchool at UC Berkeley welcomes applications for two full-time, non-tenure- track positions at the Assistant Adjunct Professor level, with an expected start date of July 1, 2019 in the area of Research Design, Ethics, and Data Science. These faculty members will teach in, help build, and be an integral part of the Master of Information and Data Science program, and will conduct research at the intersection of research design, ethics, and data science.

Full-Time Faculty Position

National Taiwan University, Dept. of Library and Information Science
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019
The Department of Library and Information Science at National Taiwan University is seeking to employ one new full-time faculty member; please refer to the school’s website for details.

Mutiple Faculty Postions

University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2018
The School of Computing and Information (SCI), the newest school at the University of Pittsburgh, aims to create and harness data-driven technology, science, and expertise to improve the security, performance, and understanding of complicated, interacting natural, social, and engineered systems. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, domain-oriented modeling and analysis; computing and information ethics, policy, economics, and governance; theory and methods of knowledge reuse; as well as socio-technical systems and the nature of human interaction with information and data.

Assistant/Associate Professor

Pratt Institute School of Information
Deadline: Dec. 23, 2018
The School of Information at Pratt Institute (iSchool) seeks a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor to begin Fall 2019 who will support the teaching and research related to our Master of Science program in Information Experience Design.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer – Data, Code, and Information Technology

University of Washington iSchool
Deadline: 12/31/2018
The University of Washington Information School is seeking one or more creative and energetic individuals to design and teach leading-edge educational experiences in data, code, and IT.

Two Openings for Associate Faculty

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018
The Indiana University iSchool seeks applicants for the following positions:

  • Associate Faculty in Informatics, Data Mining and Data Analytics: The Department of Human-Centered Computing seeks one Associate Faculty to teach one or more sections of the INFO-I421 Applications of Data Mining course. The course explores the use of data mining techniques in different settings, including business and scientific domains.
  • Associate Faculty in Cloud Computing and Service-oriented Web Applications: The Department of Human-Centered Computing seeks an Associate Faculty to teach the INFO I425 Web Services in Information Systems course. This course examines how cloud computing and service-oriented architecture contribute to solutions for Informatics problems in areas such as business, health care, and life sciences.

Assistant Professor, Narrative and Communication

University of Toronto, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology
Deadline: Jan. 7, 2019
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the area of Narrative and Communication, at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Assistant Professor

University of Tennessee iSchool
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2019
The School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is seeking a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach and advise students in the school’s ALA-accredited master’s degree program, college-wide doctoral program, and undergraduate program in Information Sciences. Teaching modes include face-to-face, synchronous online, asynchronous online, and hybrid.

Faculty Position – Machine Learning

University of Waikato iSchool, New Zealand
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
The Department of Computer Science in the iSchool at Waikato invites applications for a full-time faculty member with a research focus in Machine Learning. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of Natural Language Processing or Deep Learning. The position title is Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant/Associate Professor in North America) and the specific Vacancy Reference Number is 380394.

Research Director of the Center for Children’s Books

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences
Deadline: Nov. 2, 2018
UIUC, School of Information Sciences, invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Director of the Center for Children’s Books.

Professor in Information Management

Universite de Montreal – Ecole de bibliotheconomie et des sciences de l’information
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018
The École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information at Université de Montréal is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Information Management (expertise in one or more of the following areas: Strategic information management and Strategic intelligence; Metadata management; Museum information management [documentation aspects]).

Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Information Sciences (4 Positions)

University of California, Merced, Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2018
The Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences at UC Merced seeks applicants for four tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates are sought whose research involves one or more of the following areas: Cognitive and Data Science; Language, Communication, and Culture; and Applied Ethics.

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.

Associate or Full Professor, Usability Studies

University of Arizona iSchool
Deadline: Open until filled
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.

Two openings for open rank tenured or tenure-track faculty

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018
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.

Four open-rank tenure-track faculty positions

Syracuse University iSchool
Deadline: Open until filled
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: Open until filled
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: All postions open until filled/em>
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Learning Analytics

University of California, Irvine
Deadline: Open until filled
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: Open until filled
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.

Semantic Enrichment Manager

EBSCO Information Services
Deadline: Open until filled
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: Open until filled

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: Open until filled
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.

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: Open until filled
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

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: Open until filled
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: Open until filled
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: Open until filled
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

Director of Research – Social Science

Twitter
Deadline: Open until filled
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

Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing IUPUI
Deadline: Open until filled
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: Open until filled
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/

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.

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.

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.

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.