[Air-L] University of Sheffield Information School Vacancies

Tim Nadin t.nadin at sheffield.ac.uk
Tue Nov 23 00:05:07 PST 2010


The University of Sheffield Information School is seeking to invest in two
strategic appointments designed to enhance and expand our exceptionally
strong research and teaching profile in the field of Information Retrieval
and/or Information Behaviour and related areas.  The successful candidates
will contribute to core and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate
teaching in the School, and to supervision of research students.  The
research and teaching expertise of the appointees will complement that of
existing members of staff in one or more areas such as: information-seeking;
search engines; digital libraries; human-computer interaction and usability;
knowledge organisation, information architecture. Applied areas of interest
include (but are not limited to) educational and cultural informatics.

 

Chair in Information Science:

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research track-record at
an international level and proven ability to provide leadership for the next
phase of our world-class research in this field.  A PhD or equivalent in a
relevant field, proven teaching ability, and a leading research profile - as
evidenced by high-impact publications and a substantial track-record of
research grant capture - are essential for this appointment.

 

Lecturer:

A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field, proven teaching ability or
excellent potential, and a strongly developing research profile - as
evidenced by high-impact publications and a track-record of, or clear
potential for, research grant capture - are essential for this appointment.

 

Please see http://www.shef.ac.uk/is/about/jobs.html for further information
and to apply.

 

The closing date for applications for both positions is Thursday 9th
December 2010.

 

 

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Tim Nadin

Research and Resources Manager

The Information School

The University of Sheffield

Regent Court, 211 Portobello Street

Sheffield S1 4DP

 

Tel: +44 (0)114 2222661

Email: t.nadin at sheffield.ac.uk

 

Information School is the new name for the Department of Information Studies

www.shef.ac.uk/is

Number 1 for 24 years

 

 



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