Faculty Position in Information and Library Science, Indiana University Bloomington

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 12:00am

Title: Asst/ Assoc/ Full Professor
Department: Information and Library Science
Expected start date: 08/01/2016

Position summary:
The School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a position beginning in Fall 2016 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for data curation, CSCW, digital libraries, information policy, digital youth, documentation, metadata, and the social web). This position is open at all levels (assistant, associate, or full professor).  Duties include teaching, research, and service.

The Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), formerly the School of Library and Information Science, has a long, successful history, having graduated over 8,000 students since it opened its doors in 1946. U.S. News & World Report ranked the Bloomington Information and Library Science program eighth nationally in its most recent rankings. The School of Informatics and Computing is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating computing and information technologies. In addition to ILS, the School includes the Department of Computer Science and Informatics and has a total of more than 100 faculty, 900 graduate students, and 1,500 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus.  Faculty research areas in ILS include bibliometrics; big data; computer-mediated communication; data science; data curation; digital libraries; information organization, retrieval, and visualization; human computer interaction; science studies; semantic web; social informatics; CSCW; text mining; web science; and more. Graduate degrees offered in the School include Master’s degrees in Information Science, Library Science, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Data Science, Human Computer Interaction Design, and Security Informatics, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, Informatics, and Information Science. The School is also known for its strong undergraduate programs.

Indiana University Bloomington is a major public research university with over 2,000 faculty and over 45,000 students. The beautiful campus hosts 110 research centers and institutes, as well as a wide array of distinguished academic departments and schools. IU is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.

Basic qualifications: 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 or (for junior level) expected before 8/2016.

Application should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and names of three references (junior level), or six references (senior level).

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Prof. Noriko Hara, nhara@indiana.edu<mailto:nhara@indiana.edu> or to Faculty Search, Department of Information and Library Science, School of Informatics and Computing, Herman B. Wells Library LI011, Bloomington, IN 47408.

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1st, 2015.
Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Chair, Pnina Fichman, (fichman@indiana.edu<mailto:fichman@indiana.edu>) or to members of the search committee: Noriko Hara (nhara@indiana.edu<mailto:nhara@indiana.edu>), Stasa Milojevic (smilojev@indiana.edu<mailto:smilojev@indiana.edu>, Howard Rosenbaum (hrosenba@indiana.edu<mailto:hrosenba@indiana.edu>), John Walsh (jawalsh@indiana.edu<mailto:jawalsh@indiana.edu>).

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. IU Bloomington is vitally interested in the needs of Dual Career couples.


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