Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor in Information and Library Science (School of Informatics, Computing, & Engineering)
November 8, 2017
Department: IU Bloomington Information and Library Science
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.
The IU 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 ranks its Information and Library Science program ninth nationally. The SICE is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth across Information and Library Science, Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach, spanning and integrating computing and information technologies. The school has over 110 tenure-line faculty, 1,400 graduate students, and 1,700 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus. Faculty research areas in ILS include digital humanities; digital libraries; documentation; data curation; computer-mediated communication; data science; information organization, retrieval, and visualization; human computer interaction; science studies; social informatics; CSCW; text mining; records management, and more. ILS offers Master's degrees in Information Science and Library Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Information Science. Additional information about the School can be found at: http://www.sice.indiana.edu/
IU is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned documentary and data institutes, such as the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection, the campus wide Media Digitalization and Preservation Initiative, the Mather Museum of world cultures, the ethnomusicology library, the Wells Library, and many more. 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.
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.
Department Contact for Questions:
Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Chair, Ron Day (roday at Indiana dot edu).
OAA #: 21706-17
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 4146
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.