[Asis-l] Faculty Posting - Univ. of North Texas

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Thu Oct 10 15:33:25 EDT 2002

[Forwarded for Samantha Hastings.  Dick Hill]

School of Library and Information Sciences (www.unt.edu/slis)


The Faculty of the School of Library and Information Sciences is seeking a 
colleague to teach and conduct research in the area of information systems 
and database design.  The successful candidate will play a leadership role 
in curriculum development and will be expected to advise students and serve 
as a liaison to the library and information science community.  An earned 
doctorate in an appropriate field and a record of research and publication 
for appointment at the assistant professor level is preferred.  Doctoral 
candidates may be considered for appointment.  Position is tenure-track and 
begins spring or fall, 2003.  Areas of specialization might include one or 
more of the following:

Information retrieval, visualization, human-computer-interface design, 
database design and implementation, imaging, networked environments and 

The School has a thriving Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Information 
Science and serves as host to the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge (see 
www.txcdk.org) and it is hoped that this position would participate in 
both.  The School has over 3 million dollars in endowed funds, which 
provide support for a strong residential program.  We also serve as the 
model, and often a laboratory- for the University in the distributed 
learning arena.

The University of North Texas is located at the apex of the Dallas-Fort 
Worth metroplex, and is a comprehensive graduate and research university 
with an enrollment of over 30,000 students.  Benefits include a choice of 
retirement systems (including TIAA/CREF) and employer-funded health insurance.

Faculty positions are for nine months with opportunities for summer 
teaching.  Salaries are competitive and commensurate with 
qualifications.  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Philip M. Turner, Dean
University of North Texas
School of Library and Information Sciences
P.O. Box 311068
Denton, TX  76203-1068
                         940-565-2731                            Fax: 
940-565-3101                              pturner at unt.edu

                    University of North Texas is an affirmative 
action/equal opportunity employer.

Executive Director
American Society for Information Science and Technology
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510
Silver Spring, MD  20910
FAX: (301) 495-0810
PHONE: (301) 495-0900


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