U. Texas Austin: Faculty, Data Analytics
The School of Information at U. of Texas at Austin looks for full-time, tenure-track junior and senior faculty, especially in the areas of data analytics, human-computer interaction, and archival studies.
Location: Austin, TX
The School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position, anticipated to start in Fall 2014. We are considering applicants at both the junior and senior levels. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Exceptional candidates may be considered for an endowed professorship.
We only seek candidates with excellent research and teaching abilities and a commitment to shaping the future of the school and the discipline of information studies. We welcome applications from candidates who can enhance our offerings in any area of information studies, but we particularly welcome applications in the areas of:
- data analytics
- human-computer interaction
- archival studies
Technically oriented applicants with strong project evaluation skills and deep knowledge of relevant psychological, social, and cultural theories are of particular interest. Archival studies scholars with interdisciplinary interests in both digital and paper materials, and who possess the ability to offer new perspectives on archival study, are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates must hold a doctorate degree in a field that is relevant to their area of research and be able to articulate clearly in their application materials a research agenda that fits within the School's core areas of focus.
Our school is a unique mix of interdisciplinary expertise and our program is continually ranked among the top ten nationally in information studies. Admission to our graduate-only degree programs is highly competitive. Our students are high academic achievers, many of them with undergraduate majors in the humanities or social sciences. With over 20 faculty members and lecturers, the School is home to approximately 300 graduate students.
We offer a Masters and Ph.D. degree in Information Studies, multiple joint-degrees with academic programs on campus, and will be launching new joint degree programs with Computer Science and with English in the near future. The School moved into new facilities in 2009 with extended labs and class space, and offers cutting-edge research and education on the human, social, and cultural aspects of information, broadly construed. You can find out more about our school at www.ischool.utexas.edu.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but we will begin to evaluate applications and invite candidates on November 1, 2013.
Send inquiries and applications, including curriculum vitae, a statement outlining how you see a fit with our program, and the names of and contact information for three references by email to:
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