[Air-L] OPEN RANK> Faculty Position in Information and Library Science, School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, Indiana University

Rosenbaum, Howard S. hrosenba at indiana.edu
Fri Sep 8 12:59:10 PDT 2017

Title: Asst/ Assoc/ Full Professor
Department: Information and Library Science
Expected start date: 08/01/2018

Position summary:

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2018 in the Department of Information and Library Science (all subareas solicited with preference for media convergence, time-based media, the archiving of streaming and social media, digital forensics, and metadata). Duties include teaching, research, and service.

The IU Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), formerly the School of Library and Information Science, has a long, successful history, having graduated over 8,000 students since it opened its doors in 1946. U.S. News & World Report ranks its Information and Library Science program ninth nationally. The SICE is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth across Information and Library Science, Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach, spanning and integrating computing and information technologies. The school has over 110 tenure-line faculty, 1,400 graduate students, and 1,700 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus. Faculty research areas in ILS include digital humanities; digital libraries; documentation; data curation; computer-mediated communication; data science; information organization, retrieval, and visualization; human computer interaction; science studies; social informatics; CSCW; text mining; records management, and more. ILS offers Master’s degrees in Information Science and Library Science, and Ph.D. degrees in Information Science. 

Additional information about the School can be found at: 


Information about the Department of Information and Library Science can be found at:


IU is renowned for its high-performance computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and fine arts. It is the home to world-renowned documentary and data institutes, such as the Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Kinsey Institute collection, the campus wide Media Digitalization and Preservation Initiative, the Mather Museum of world cultures, the ethnomusicology library, the Wells Library, and many more. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.

Basic qualifications: Applicants should have an established record (for senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence (for junior level) in research and teaching, and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2018.

Interested candidates should submit their application at:


Application should include curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and names of three references (junior level), or six references (senior level).

Salary and Rank: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1st, 2017.

Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Chair, Ron Day (roday at indiana dot edu) or to Howard Rosenbaum, Search Committee Chair, (hrosenba at indiana dot edu) 

Members of the Search Committee will be attending the ASIS&T conference in October, 2017 and ALISE in February, 2018.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. IU Bloomington is vitally interested in the needs of Dual Career couples.

For Full Consideration Apply By: December 1, 2017.

To apply, please click the “Apply for this job” link at the top of this page 


and upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching, and the names of three references (junior level) or six references (senior level).

Howard Rosenbaum
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Information & Library Science
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Indiana University

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