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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:

Assistant Professor Tenure Track

University of Washington Information School
Deadline: Jan. 18, 2018 and open until filled
The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in any area relevant to the information field. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking individual, who demonstrates excellence in research and education, to join our faculty in forging the future of the information field. The individual should be excited by, able to thrive in, and eager to contribute to our diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment that respects a wide variety of research traditions and methods, and is open to new areas and methods.
We are recruiting for a full-time 9-month tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (job class code 10116). Applicants must have a Ph.D., JD, EdD, or foreign equivalent by date of appointment. Faculty members in the Information School teach across programs, and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

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.