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Multiple openings for Assistant and Associate Professor

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Deadline: See links below
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invite applications for the following appointments:

Associate Professor – Data, Analytics and the City Successful candidates will have a focus on the application of advanced computational methods to analyze large and complex urban issues. The candidate’s methodological approach may include but is not limited to the following: spatial statistics, geometrics and/or mapping, network analysis, and automated textual analysis. The candidate’s research should further address at least one of the following areas within metropolitan contexts: social policy, public culture, social software design, social inequality, e-citizen engagement/participation, or social justice.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream We seek candidates with expertise in digital technologies who integrate the application of computational coding in media production. Candidates must either have: a Ph.D. in informatics, computer science, engineering, or a specialization in digital technologies, by the time of appointment or soon thereafter; or any combination of an advanced degree and creative professional work. Candidates must also have: a record of excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to pedagogical inquiry; a history of curriculum development; teaching innovation; and be well-informed of industry trends. Evidence of teaching excellence and pedagogical commitment will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, teaching statement, and a teaching dossier submitted as part of the application.

Associate Professor – Narrative and Communication Candidates are expected to have a program of research and applied experience focused on creative nonfiction or nonfiction story. Specific areas may include journalistic writing, narrative and new media, narrative procedure in research, visual or multi-media documentary, web-based storytelling, digital innovation based around narrative, or cross-cultural communication built around story.

Associate Professor-Information Access/HCI/Social Computing

The College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2018
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: Sept. 30, 2017
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.

Open Rank Faculty – School of Information Sciences

The iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Deadline: Nov. 5, 2017
The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) seeks to hire up to four outstanding full-time faculty members (rank open) to join our dynamic and collegial School. Preference will be given to the following specializations, but strong candidates in any area are encouraged to apply.

  • Information retrieval & data analytics–natural language processing, machine learning, and data visualization in application domains such as health, science, and business
    Information, technology & society–legal and regulatory environment; political economy of information; responsible and ethical uses of information in a global context; technology and civic contexts
  • Digital youth–understanding, supporting and enhancing the interactions of youth with digital information and technology
  • Knowledge organization–information architecture, metadata standards, linked data, cataloging and classification, taxonomy, ontology, indexing, digital asset management, records management
  • Cultural heritage informatics–contemporary archival research and practice including digital archives; community archives and archiving; convergence of libraries, archives and museums; digital preservation
    User experience/Human-computer interaction–social computing, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, social media, computer-supported cooperative work, interaction design, and multi-disciplinary study of the design, use and effects of ICTs

Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology, requisition no. FE01128

The iSchool at the University of Kentucky
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017
The School of Information Science is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on university committees. This faculty appointment will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT and a graduate certificate in instructional communication, housed in the School of Information Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/ ), in conjunction with other faculties within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology, requisition no. FE01127

The iSchool at the University of Kentucky
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017

The School of Information Science is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on university committees. This faculty appointment will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT, housed in the School of Information Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/ ), in conjunction with other faculties within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Doctoral Fellowships

CLIR and the iSchool at the Univeristy of Pittsburgh
Deadline: October 31, 2017

The iFellows Doctoral Fellowship Program will provide a two-year fellowship of $50,000 to selected iSchool PhD students during the 2017 – 2018 calendar year to pursue independent dissertation research that supports the goals of the Coherence at Scale Program. PhD students at iSchools member-institutions are eligible to apply.

Coherence at Scale is a broad-based program aimed at coordinating and aggregating national-scale digital projects in order to promote the development of new technology environments to support advanced scholarship across disciplines.

The Coherence at Scale Program is led by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh will serve as the administrative organization for the iFellows Program. Funding support is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Assistant Professor – Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science

Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017
The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) and the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held 51% at the ICCIT and 49% at Management. The position start date is July 1, 2018.

Candidates are expected to have a program of research and experience focused on computational data analytics especially as it applies to business intelligence and analytic techniques relevant to organizations.

SLIS Technology Coordinator

College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences, Simmons College
Deadline: Open until filled
The SLIS Technology Coordinator provides curricular technology support for the College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences, including all discipline-specific components required by the online and face-to-face SLIS Division, Math, Statistics, and Computer Science division and the Business Division. The curricular technology support includes collaborating with faculty on their pedagogical needs and assisting with the development of experiential teaching and learning activities.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Systems

Information School, University of Sheffield
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2017
The Information School at the University of Sheffield is investing in a strategic appointment in the area of Information Systems designed to enhance and expand our exceptionally strong research and teaching in areas such as information systems in organisations and society, social aspects of technological change and innovation, systems design, analysis, development and deployment at standalone and enterprise levels and the application of information systems to business solutions. You will make a strong contribution to the further development of our research activities, to the delivery of our postgraduate MSc programmes in Information Systems and Information Systems Management, and to the supervision and development of research students in cognate areas. Possible application areas for this research may include development informatics, organisation studies, sustainable societies, health and well-being, social media and infrastructure development. job ref. UOS016917

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Social Media

Information School, University of Sheffield
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2017
The Information School at the University of Sheffield is investing in a strategic appointment at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level in the area of social media to enhance and expand our excellent research and teaching in areas of information science, including data, information and knowledge in digital societies. You will make a strong contribution to the further development of our research activities, to the delivery of our postgraduate MSc/MA programmes and to the supervision and development of research students in cognate areas. job ref. UOS016918

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Sociotechnical Data Science

School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2017 and open until filled
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the iSchool at Carolina) invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.
The faculty seeks an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in sociotechnical data studies and human-centered data science. Research areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Data ethics, law, and policy, including security, privacy and society
  • Human-data interaction and sociotechnical perspectives on data work
  • Data-oriented design, infrastructure, and theory
  • Computational science (including computational social science, computational biology, as well as other computational scientific disciplines)
  • Data science methods (from machine learning to human-computer interaction)

Assistant Professor of Information Systems

California State University, Long Beach
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2017 and open until filled
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Faculty are expected to engage in research, scholarly, and creative activities leading to presentations and publications. Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

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.

Library Media Specialist

Manor Independent School District, Texas
Deadline: Aug. 1, 2017
Supervise a dynamic and functional library media center and program based on the Texas School Library Standards that is actively involved in the instructional program of the school; provide instruction, assistance, and leadership so that patrons effectively retrieve, evaluate, and utilize information as well as develop a love of reading and lifelong learning.

Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty (Open Rank)

University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science
Deadline: October 16, 2017, and open until filled

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure/tenure-track faculty position with a starting date of July 1, 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome to apply.

The faculty seek an outstanding colleague with research and teaching interests in academic and research library innovation and leadership. We are especially interested in people who are taking a leading role in:

  • Shaping emerging academic and research library roles and responsibilities
  • Helping library managers plan for and evaluate progress toward these new roles
  • Improving and envisioning new forms of access to special collections
  • Imagining and building new tools to disseminate and use the scholarly record
  • Stewarding of research data and other heterogeneous scholarly products
  • Preserving the broader cultural record underlying research and scholarship
  • Educating the next generation of public or technical services librarians OR
  • Establishing new models for working with funders, vendors, publishers, and scholarly societies

School of Library and Information Science Division Director

Simmons School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: Octover 1, 2017 and 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: October 1, 2017, and 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.)

Lecturer

Beijing Normal University, Department of Information Management in School of Government
Deadline: Open until filled
Department of Information Management in School of Government at Beijing Normal University is seeking applications for a lecturer position vacancy.
Selection Criteria:

  1. Be better no more than 31 years old.
  2. Hold a PhD degree from a world famous university in library information science, Information Science, Management Science and Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a related field.
  3. Demonstrate a strong track record of high-impact publications (at least 3 SCI/SSCI papers)
  4. Have rich experiences in teaching accomplishments
  5. Prove ability to bid for and pursue externally-funded research programs.

For enquiry, please contact MS. Wu (email: wuxuemin524 [at] 163.com, tel: +86-10-58808256).

Lecturer

University of British Columbia iSchool
Deadline: June 26, 2017
The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions commencing as early as August 1, 2017, for initial 1-year term appointment, with possibility of renewal for a further year.…. Applicants with the knowledge and experience necessary to teach in one or more of the following areas are invited to apply: … digital technologies, databases and computing, digital preservation, public libraries, academic libraries, management of information organizations, library services, human information behaviour and human computer interaction.

Senior Lecturers in Data Science / Information Systems / Information Retrieval (REF: UOS016124)

University of Sheffield Information School
Deadline: June 5, 2017
The Information School at the University of Sheffield, UK, is investing in two strategic appointments in the areas of Data Science, Information Retrieval and Information Systems to enhance and expand our exceptionally strong research and teaching in areas such as big data systems and analytics, information retrieval, and socio-technical aspects of information systems. We are looking for someone to make a strong contribution to the further development of our research activities, to the delivery of our postgraduate programmes in Data Science / Information Systems Management, and to the supervision of research students.

Assistant Professor of Library and Informations Studies

Old Dominion University, Darden College of Education
Deadline: August 1, 2017 and open until fulled
The Old Dominion University Darden College of Education is inviting applications for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Library Science. Start date for the position is either January or August 2018. The College seeks scholars interested in expanding ODU’s successful school library program into a more diversified library and information studies program. To carry out our mission, we seek a candidate able to build on the program’s current strengths and enhance its national reputation and commitment to innovative scholarship, teaching, and discovery in the library and information fields.

Postdoctoral Fellow with “Designing for People”

University of British Columbia, Graduate Training Program
Deadline: Open until filled; the start date is July 2017
Designing for People (DFP – a pan-university research cluster) is seeking applications for a one-year (renewable for a second year) postdoctoral fellow to play a pivotal role in designing and delivering an innovative cross-departmental graduate program in Human Computer Interaction. The position is available immediately at UBC’s Point Grey campus in Vancouver, Canada.

For more about this postion, contact UBC’s Karon MacLean and Joanna McGrenere.

Openings for Associate/Full Professors in Library Science, Information Science and Archival Science

Sun Yat-sen University, School of Information Management
Deadline: November 30, 2017 and open until filled
School of Information Management in SYSU is located in Guangzhou (very close to Hong Kong and Macau) and is a leading international player in research and teaching across Information Science, Information Management and Information Systems, Archival Science, and Library Science. The School is part of the iSchools movement and voting member of IFLA and ICA. We have consistently rated as one of the China’s top-five schools in the National subject assessment exercises. The School is also strongly committed to a process of Internationalization that follows National and University policies and is led by the first foreign Dean in field in China. Teaching and research activities can be led in either Mandarin Chinese or English. We are now looking to appoint Associate Professors and Full Professors across all areas of Information Science, Library Science and Archival Science.
Use the links below to learn more about these postions:

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.

Goddard Library Internship Positions

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Deadline: Open until filled.
The NASA Goddard Library, which supports the information and research needs of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, is offering internships for the Summer 2017 term. Interns will join the Digital Projects Team to assist with routine and special projects relating to metadata and cataloging, information frameworks, and the Goddard Institutional Repository — a series of collections related to the research and knowledge output of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Internship is only available to fulfill course credit requirements (no paid or unpaid internship option).

Senior Research Scientist

University of Washington iSchool; Technology & Social Change Group
Deadline: April 16, 2017 and open until filled
“The Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington Information School is expanding our team. We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Research Scientist who is passionate about research on public libraries, information and communication technologies (ICTs), and international development. The ideal candidate is curious, a risk-taker, thrives in a collaborative environment and working with open practices, and is committed to making a difference by advancing practice and policy, in addition to generating new knowledge.
“As our new Senior Research Scientist, you’ll have the unique opportunity to contribute to an exciting and evolving research agenda about public libraries, ICTs, and international development. In addition to working on center-wide priorities, we look forward to your fresh ideas and research interests that you’ll be able to contribute and pursue.”

Open position for full-time faculty

National Chengchi University (Taiwan), Graduate institute of Library, Information and Archival Studies
Deadline: March 10, 2017
1. Professional specialties in Library Information, Archival Studies & History, E-learning, Computer Science & Information Engineering, Information Management, Publishing Science & Communication, or closely related fields, with outstanding performance or great potential.
2. Applicants qualified to teach the following courses are preferred:
Core courses: Information Behavior & User Study, Information Services, Archival Management & Applications, Digital Humanities, Information Retrieval, Data Curation, Social Network Analysis

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Data Science (AA20944)

University of Washington, Information School
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2016 and open until filled
The Information School (iSchool) at the University of Washington is seeking a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with strong experience and expertise broadly in Data Science with a primary emphasis in one or more of the following areas:

  • Probability and statistics
  • Machine learning

Expertise in data management, visualization, data ethics, and other topics associated with data science are also valuable, and will be taken into consideration in reviewing applicants. However, these areas should be supporting of a primary focus in statistics or machine learning.

Assistant Professor – Social Work and Information – 1601038

University of Toronto, Canada, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) and the Faculty of Information (iSchool)
Deadline: September 30, 2016 and open until filled
“The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) and the Faculty of Information (iSchool) at the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Social Work and Information at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held 51% at the FIFSW and 49% at the iSchool. The appointment will begin July 1, 2017.
Candidates are expected to have a program of research and experience especially focused on big data from a quantitative or qualitative angle, analyzing both the challenges and opportunities of big data for social justice. Areas of specific interest can include the use and impact of big data for social service and child welfare agencies, youth service agencies, public libraries, archives and information centres, and for vulnerable citizens and marginalized communities, including older adults, indigenous, and immigrant communities. Research areas may include, but are not limited to, the following: big data and society, data and information and communication technology use, infrastructure and platform studies, ethics of algorithms, data and discrimination, data and human rights, data and social inclusion, privacy and data, and disability studies in information studies and social work. Theoretical and methodological approaches to research should be commensurate with applicants’ teaching and fields of expertise.”

Full-time, tenure-track faculty position

University of Texas at Austin, USA, School of Information
Deadline: November 1, 2016 and open until filled
“The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, anticipated to start in Fall 2017. While we are most likely to hire at the Assistant Professor level, we will consider exceptional candidates for Associate, Full, or Endowed Professor positions. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
We only seek candidates with excellent research and teaching abilities and a commitment to shaping the future of the school and the discipline of information studies. We are especially interested in candidates who can augment our design or technical capabilities in ways that complement our existing strengths in Human-Computer Interaction, but we welcome applications from candidates who can enhance our current offerings in any area or extend our coverage into new areas of information studies.”

Assistant Professor in Digital Curation

University of Michigan School of Information
Deadline: November 16, 2016 and open until filled
The University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) seeks a tenure-track faculty at the Assistant rank who conducts research in the multidisciplinary fields of digital curation, eScience, and big data. The anticipated starting date for this university-year appointment is September 1, 2017.

Assistant Professor – Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science – 1601387

University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology
Deadline: November 21, 2016 and open until filled
“The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) and the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invite applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Business Intelligence and Predictive Data Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held 51% at the ICCIT and 49% at Management. The position start date is July 1, 2017.
Candidates are expected to have a program of research and experience focused on computational data analytics especially as it applies to business intelligence and analytic techniques relevant to organizations. Areas of specific interest can include the use and consequences of large data sets for: predictive computation of consumption behavior; modeling enterprise information; corporate policy-making; and the delivery of business services. Research areas may include, but are not limited to, the following: big data and communication; digital enterprise analytics; customer/consumer based analytics; market segmentation modeling; applied econometrics; cloud-based analytics; operational modeling; and supply-chain management. Theoretical and methodical approaches to research should be commensurate with applicants’ teaching and fields of expertise.”

Assistant Professor in the field of cultural heritage informatics, tenure track

Kent State University, School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: March 1, 2017 and open until filled
The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of cultural heritage informatics, with a focus in the archives area. In the digital era, libraries, archives, and museums are converging around their shared interests in building, merging, managing, preserving, and making accessible heterogeneous cultural heritage collections in ways that reach across institutional boundaries and create collective solutions to common problems. The faculty of the School of Library and Information Science seeks an outstanding colleague with primary research and teaching interests in archival studies within the broadly conceived domain of cultural heritage informatics.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Knowledge Management and Information Management – 1700104

University of Toronto, Faculty of Information
Deadline: April 17, 2017, and 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 Knowledge Management and Information Management. The position start date is July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Information Sciences or a related discipline at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and have experience teaching a variety of courses in knowledge management and information management at the University level. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, strong teaching evaluations, use of teaching methods that enhance student engagement and learning, design of innovative course materials and assessments, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Experience in knowledge management and information management practice, in scholarship, or in scientific collaboration are all considered additional assets. Successful candidates must have strong endorsements by referees reflecting both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. Our primary objective is teaching excellence. We also expect that the successful candidate will be actively engaged in pedagogy and lead cross-disciplinary change in all of our educational programs.

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.

Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

Kent State University, School of Library and Information Science
Deadline: Open until filled
The Kent State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) is seeking exceptional candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (subject to University approval).
We are most interested in a candidate who can capitalize on our school’s strengths and extend our coverage into new areas of information studies via new and emerging combinations of content areas. Applications are encouraged from candidates with research and teaching competencies that bridge two or more of the following areas: school and/or youth librarianship; museum studies; socio-technical studies.

Native North American Indigenous Knowledge – Assistant Professor (AA20757)

University of Washington, Information School
Deadline: Open until filled
The Information School at the University of Washington is building an innovative program in Native North American Indigenous Knowledge. We are seeking the second of two creative and forward-thinking Assistant Professors to catalyze this growth, and contribute to our program in this area. We study the institutions, community practices, philosophies, and policies related to knowledge, information, and technology in support of tribal sovereignty.
Candidates that do work in Native North American Indigenous Knowledge should have competencies in the areas of theoretical, quantitative, or qualitative techniques and demonstrate a passion to effect change through information research. We expect candidates to demonstrate successful work with North American bands, tribes, or nations, and to be grounded in the Native North American experience.

Assistant Professors

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, The Department of Information Systems
Deadline: Open until filled
The Information Systems (IS) Department at UMBC is committed to increasing the diversity of our community. We invite applications for three tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level starting August 2017. We are searching for two candidates with research interests and experience in Data Science, a research area with high growth and impact in environmental sciences, health care, security, applied statistics and others. The ideal candidate will have expertise in conducting large-scale data science research, such as extracting knowledge from data of increasing sizes, velocity, and variety to improve decision making in one or more application domains closely relevant to active research areas in the IS department. We are also searching for a candidate with research interests and experience in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or knowledge management (KM). The ideal candidate should have expertise in conducting AI/KM research to improve decision making in application domains such as social computing, health, business analytics, environmental sustainability, and public welfare. Candidates must have earned a PhD in Information Systems or a related field no later than August 2017.

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Pennsylvania State University, The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)
Deadline: Open until filled
The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions and lecturer positions in the following areas. IST offers a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research environment, strong research programs in Artificial Intelligence, Data Sciences, Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Security and Privacy, and Socio-Technical Systems, a strong Ph.D. program (with over 100 Ph.D. students), and several highly successful undergraduate programs (including one in Data Sciences, offered in cooperation with Statistics and Computer Science). IST faculty and students enjoy extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues from a wide range of disciplines as well as a number of university-wide cross-cutting centers and institutes (e.g., The Center for Big Data Analytics and Discovery Informatics, the Institute for Cyberscience, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Social Science Research Institute, the Materials Research Institute, and the Institute for Energy and the Environment). The NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the NSF-funded North East Big Data Innovation Hub (wherein Penn State is one of the 5 lead institutions) and Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Programs in Bioinformatics and Genomics and in Biomedical Data Sciences (both funded by NIH), and in Social Data Analytics (funded by NSF) offer additional opportunities for collaborative research and graduate education. The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with undergraduate enrollment of approximately 44,000 students and offering more than 150 programs of graduate study. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. University Park is located in Pennsylvania and is located in State College PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the United States by CQ Press, and the 8th best college towns in the nation by Best College Reviews.
For more information about specific positions and to apply:

Cybersecurity Tenure-Track Faculty

University at Albany, USA, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Deadline: Open until filled
“The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany is seeking applications from well-qualified individuals for a position in the field of Cybersecurity. The position is open with respect to subfield specialization, but we are particularly interested in applicants focusing on risk analysis, cyber warfare, cyber intelligence, cyber crime, digital forensics, information assurance, vulnerability assessment, critical infrastructure, cyber physical systems, governance, privacy and civil liberties. The rank is open.
As the first college of its kind in the nation, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is projected to grow over the next five years as it establishes both undergraduate and graduate academic programs in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. The University at Albany and the State of New York are committed to seeing the College become a global leader in education and research in these fields, and are providing significant support to the establishment and planned growth of the unit.”