Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, in Information Systems

  • University of Washington, Information School
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Aug 11, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Library & Information Science Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

 

Description

The University of Washington Information School is at an exciting juncture, as we broaden and deepen our Information Systems research profile and our Master of Information Management (MSIM) Program. This position will contribute to excellence in research, teaching, and service in a diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment with an emphasis on social impact.

Information Management is an area of study with the purpose of designing, developing, managing, and using information with insight and innovation to support decision making and create value for individuals, organizations, communities, and societies. While all areas of information management are welcome, we are particularly interested in scholars who can complement iSchool expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Information Systems
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Green Information Systems
  • Information Systems in Healthcare
  • Social Impact of Information Systems
  • Product Management
  • Digital Transformation

The UW Information School is dedicated to hiring faculty who will enhance diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their research, teaching, and service. As information systems and institutions serve increasingly diverse and global constituencies, it is vital to understand the ways in which differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, and other identities can both divide us and offer us better ways of thinking and working. The Information School faculty are committed to preparing professionals who work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals, actively working to eliminate barriers and obstacles created by institutional discrimination.

The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School, whose faculty members pursue their scholarship, teaching, and service across multiple degree programs and are committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity. The University of Washington is an institution that encourages inclusive research and community outreach, situated between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, in the city of Seattle, on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. Seattle is a rapidly growing, dynamic, and diverse metropolitan area with a leading technology sector and vibrant civic sector. Applicants may find further information about the Information School at: ischool.uw.edu 

The position is a full-time 9-month tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent by date of appointment in Information Systems or related field. Candidates who are pending conferral can be appointed on an acting basis.

 

Application Details

Application Instructions

Please apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/91290 

Application packages should include: CV, a letter of intent, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement*, and names and contact information for three references. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for letters of reference. Please contact Dr. Hala Annabi, Co-Chair, Tenure Track Search Committee, with questions (iapply@uw.edu). Preference will be given to applications submitted by October 4, 2021.

*Diversity Statement

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the Information School. The Diversity Statement provides an opportunity for applicants to reflect on how their approach to research, teaching, and/or service examines, identifies, and/or will contribute to positive social change that supports people who represent differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, ability, religious affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin, worldview, intellectual origin, and other identities. We also invite you to be reflective and describe where you stand to learn and grow with regard to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice. In short, we would like to know, what does “diversity” in academic teaching, service, and research mean to you? Also, please discuss your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.

For your reference please consult the UW iSchool’s diversity web pages: http://ischool.uw.edu/about/diversity/statement 

 

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