SCHOOL OF INFORMATION SCIENCES
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Open Rank Faculty Position
The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) seeks to hire multiple outstanding full-time tenure-stream faculty members (rank open) to join our dynamic and collegial School. Strong candidates in any area are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to the following specializations.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
The iSchool is an established national leader in both groundbreaking information science research and the preparation of leading information professionals. Our faculty have key roles in national initiatives and professional societies and our close relationships with scientific and cultural institutions ensure that our research engages critical social challenges. The School’s faculty is highly interdisciplinary, with backgrounds in information science, computer science, library science, informatics, engineering science, physics, astrophysics, law, psychology, English, medieval studies, philosophy, sociology, statistics, science and technology studies, and history of American civilization and they hold additional appointments in many other university departments, as well as world-renowned research institutes such as the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
The iSchool offers a Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences, a Master of Science in Information Management, a Master of Science in Library and Information Science, a Master of Science in Bioinformatics, a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS), a Ph.D., and has a School Librarian Licensure Program. The School also participates in a campus-wide undergraduate Informatics minor and the Ph.D. in Informatics and teaches courses in the Master of Computer Science – Data Science program.
Information about iSchool programs and faculty can be found at: http://ischool.illinois.edu/.
Appointments made under this announcement will be effective August 16, 2021. Rank is open, and salary is commensurate with experience.
Successful candidates must be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary academic unit and addressing audiences in professional master’s degree programs, as well as teaching students from undergraduate to Ph.D. levels. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required though we will consider candidates who are close to completion of the doctoral degree.
Please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application including the area(s) of interest for which you are applying, complete CV/resume, statement on teaching and research, and a list of three professional references including contact information. Full consideration is guaranteed for all applications received by December 15, 2020, but we strongly encourage candidates to apply after this date. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the search is closed. Applications will continue to be reviewed until qualified candidates have been identified for all openings. For questions or further information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
We especially welcome applications from members of under-represented groups working in these or other areas of the information sciences.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
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