[Asis-l] Indiana University SLIS Faculty Position

Debora Shaw shawd at indiana.edu
Tue Apr 1 16:39:01 EST 2003

Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate Professor)
School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University

Indiana University's (IU) School of Library and Information Science
(SLIS) at Bloomington invites applications for the position of
Assistant/Associate Professor. The successful candidate will hold a
doctoral degree or be close to completing one, and will contribute to
our Master of Library Science (MLS) degree program. Able researchers
with teaching interests in such areas as information services,
automation, and/or evaluation are especially encouraged to apply. 

The school's developing research agenda encompasses social and
cognitive analyses of interactions between people, organizations,
technologies and information, particularly in relation to the
development of digital libraries and the World Wide Web. SLIS
maintains good working relations with colleagues in other academic
units and is an active player in IU's Digital Library Program
(http://www.dlib.indiana.edu). Information about SLIS's faculty,
degree programs and research activities, can be found at

SLIS has an interdisciplinary faculty whose backgrounds include
information science, computer science, library science, linguistics,
political science, psychology, and sociology. Its faculty was recently
ranked first in North America for its scholarly productivity and
impact. In addition to the Master of Library Science degree, the
school offers the Masters of Information Science (MIS), a Ph.D. in
Information Science, and a post-master's specialization in Library and
Information Science.

Indiana University Bloomington is a major public research university
with 1,500 faculty and 35,000 students. The beautiful campus, situated
in one of the top ten "best college towns" in the U.S., hosts 110
research centers and institutes, as well as a wide array of
distinguished academic departments and schools. Indiana University's
library collections are among the largest in the nation, and the
university is consistently rated one of the best networked in the U.S.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer, offering a full range of benefits, including TIAA/CREF.
Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and
experience. To apply, submit a letter of application discussing how
your research and teaching interests connect with those of the school,
references (three for an assistant and six for an associate professor
appointment), and curriculum vitae. Informal inquiries are encouraged,
and can be made to Debora Shaw, search committee chair; applications,
nominations and curricula vitae should be sent to this address as
Debora Shaw, Ph.D., Associate Dean 
School of Library and Information Science
Main Library 011D
1320 East 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-3907
phone: (812) 855-3261; fax: (812) 855-6166; E-mail: shawd at indiana.edu

Applications will be reviewed as received. Starting date fall 2003, or
as soon thereafter as possible.

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