Department: IU Bloomington Information and Library Science
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in August 2022 in the Department of Information and Library Science (ILS). We are particularly interested in hiring in the area of knowledge representation and/or archives. Applicants should be familiar with social, cultural, and/or technical aspects of AI systems.
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 ninth nationally in its most recent rankings.
Faculty research areas in ILS include data curation, social informatics, digital libraries, music informatics, digital humanities, information retrieval, documentation, text mining, computer mediated communication, digital libraries, and more. Graduate degrees offered in the Department are a Master of Information Science (MIS), a Master of Library Science (MLS), and a Ph.D. in Information Science.
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 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 departments of Computer Science, Informatics, and Engineering, and it has a total of more than 140 faculty, 1,000 graduate students, and 1,800 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus.
We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Duties will include research, teaching both online and in person, and service to the School.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Indiana University provides a comprehensive benefits program for full-time appointed employees. Coverage for core benefit plans, such as Basic Life Insurance and a base retirement plan, are entirely paid by the University. For detailed benefit options please visit:
Indiana University Bloomington is a major public research university with 1,700 faculty and 38,000 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.
Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for excellence in research and teaching and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2022.
Department Contact for Questions:
Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Department Chair, Ron Day (firstname.lastname@example.org), or to the head of the search committee and Graduate Program Director, Howard Rosenbaum (email@example.com).
OAA #: 22109-22
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 11451
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
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.