Faculty Position in Information and Library Science, Indiana University Bloomington

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

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.

Interested candidates should submit their application at

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 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) or to members of the search committee:
Noriko Hara (nhara@indiana.edu), Stasa Milojevic (smilojev@indiana.edu),
Howard Rosenbaum (hrosenba@indiana.edu), John Walsh (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.