Tenure Track Faculty - Information Retrieval, HCI, Digital Archives

  • San José State University, School of Information
  • San José State University, Washington Sq, San Jose, CA, United States
  • Aug 13, 2019
Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Library & Information Science

Job Description



Tenure Track Faculty - Information Retrieval, HCI, Digital Archives
San Jose State University

The School of Information at San Jose State University is recruiting to fill a tenure track faculty position.

The successful applicant will:


  • Have teaching responsibilities in at least one of the following areas:
    • Information Retrieval (taxonomies, classification, semantic web languages, information architecture)
    • Emerging technologies, HCI, the user experience, design thinking
    • Digital Archives, digital curation, digital forensics
  • Be actively engaged in scholarly activities evidenced by: conducting research, presenting professional papers, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, and developing grants.
  • Participate in state, national, and international professional organizations, as well as service to the department, college, and University.
  • Address the needs of a student population of great diversity
    – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation
    – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Preferred and Required Qualifications



  • An earned doctorate by start of appointment.
  • A record of scholarly and professional achievement.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
  • 100% online teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Applicants should demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Application Details

More information about the School of Information at San Jose State University can be found here.

Questions should be sent to Dr. Linda Main, Associate Director, at Linda.Main@sjsu.edu

Starting Date: August 13, 2020

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by December 1, 2019 to https://apply.interfolio.com/66299


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