Open Rank Tenure-track/tenured Faculty In Library And Information Science Wanted In Indianapolis

Published 2017-12-17
Expires 2019-06-15
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Open Rank Tenure-track/tenured Faculty In Library And Information Science Wanted In Indianapolis
United-states, Indiana, Indianapolis,
Published December 17, 2017

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Job type: Full time
Occupation: Open rank tenure-track/tenured faculty in library and information science

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Appointment Status: Tenure Track

Department: IUPUI Library & Information Science

Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing - IUPUI invites
applications for one or two tenure-track faculty positions (open rank) in the Department of Library and Information Science. The appointment
will begin August 1, 2018 at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. Exceptional teachers and researchers are
being sought. 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.

By strengthening or complementing existing faculty in the Department and School, ideal candidates will use creative, innovative approaches
and technologies to address fundamental information challenges with broad societal impact, and have the potential to leverage the strengths
of the IUPUI campus, including its unique location in downtown Indianapolis, interdisciplinary and collaborative environment and nation-wide
leadership in the health and life sciences. The IUPUI campus values civic engagement.

Submit PDF files containing (1) curriculum vitae, (2) cover letter, (3) descriptions of professional experience and teaching experience
("Other" in the list of required application documents); (4) research areas ("Research Agenda" in the list of required application
documents), including two papers that best represent the qualifications of the candidate) and (5) the names and contact information of three
references (for assistant professor rank; six references for associate or full rank/with tenure). For an appointment to be made with tenure,
additional materials will be requested.

To ensure full consideration, please submit your application materials by December 1, 2017. However, the positions will remain open until

The School of Informatics and Computing is eager to consider applications from women and minorities. Indiana University is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D/V.

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Library or Information Science or related fields. Applicants must have completed
    their degree by the date of appointment.
  • Assistant rank: Ability to develop a record of research productivity with emerging
    national impact; ability to acquire external competitive research funding.
  • Associate or full rank: Demonstrated record of
    externally-funded research resulting in high-impact scholarly contributions; research team leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to
    teach, mentor, and interact effectively with students at all levels.
Department Contact for Questions class="blah" />
Questions pertaining to these positions can be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Rachel Applegate, rel="noopener" href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected].

Salary and Rank
Commensurate with qualifications

For Best Consideration Date: 12/01/2017

Expected Start Date: 08/01/2018


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