[Air-L] Fwd: Job Posting, UK Assistant Professor in ICT

David Nemer dnemer at indiana.edu
Sat Aug 27 13:03:31 PDT 2016

We're hiring again!

(Apologies for cross-posting)


University of Kentucky

College of Communication & Information

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Information Communication Technology

Job Description: The School of Information Science is currently seeking an
Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position
with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal
research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on
university committees. This faculty appointment, housed within a Regular
Title series, will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and
graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT, housed in the School of Information
Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/), in conjunction with other faculties
within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the
iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate
and undergraduate levels. Opportunities exist to work with doctoral
students in the College and to shape the evolution of an exciting new
degree program.

Qualifications: Requires an earned doctorate (or ABD status) in information
communication technology, instructional communication, learning
technologies, educational technologies, information science, informatics,
or a related field.

Teaching and research responsibilities include one or more areas in
information communication technology such as social computing, social
informatics, information studies, information science, instructional
communication. *Preference will be given to candidates with an information
communication technology background and an interest in training and
instruction in applied settings.*

The University of Kentucky is the flagship campus in the state, situated in
greater Lexington (population 300,000), in the beautiful Bluegrass region
of horse farms and rolling hills. Founded in 1865, UK is a public,
research-extensive, land grant Institution, ranked among the top U.S.
public universities on a number of criteria, with special strength in the
health sciences. The School is part of the College of Communication and
Information, which includes the Department of Communication, School of
Journalism and Telecommunications, Department of Integrated Strategic
Communication, and Graduate Program in Communication.

Faculty positions are for nine months with possible opportunities for
summer teaching. Salaries are competitive with those in other disciplines,
and commensurate with qualifications and level of appointment. Benefits
include participation in TIAA/CREF, employer-funded health insurance, and
tuition assistance for employees, partners and dependents. For additional
information, please see http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/.

To be considered, you must apply at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/117827

For questions about the position, please contact:
Dr. Jeffrey Huber, Director
School of Information Science
Jeffrey.huber at uky.edu
Please note that, to be considered an applicant, application must
be submitted via the UK Jobs site.

Review process will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until position
is filled. Expected starting date is August 1, 2017. Position pending
budget approval. Application and nomination of minority candidates are
strongly encouraged. The University’s commitment to diversity is discussed
at http://www.uky.edu/Diversity/. The University of Kentucky is An Equal
Opportunity Employer.

*David Nemer, PhD*
Assistant Professor
School of Information Science
College of Communication and Information
University of Kentucky

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