[Asis-l] Faculty Position - Indiana University Bloomington

Debora Shaw shawd at indiana.edu
Wed Sep 15 17:27:08 EDT 2004

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 a position as
Assistant/Associate Professor. Successful candidates will hold or be
close to completing a doctoral degree. Applicants with strong research
and teaching interests in digital libraries, broadly construed, are
especially encouraged to apply.

The school's developing research agenda encompasses social and
cognitive analyses of interactions among people, organizations,
technologies and information, particularly in relation to the
development of digital libraries and the World Wide Web. SLIS
maintains excellent working relations with colleagues in other
academic units and is an active player in IU's Digital Library Program
(http://www.dlib.indiana.edu). The School was recently awarded a major
grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support
educational initiatives in digital library development. Information
about SLIS's faculty, degree programs and research activities can be
found at http://www.slis.indiana.edu/. 

SLIS has an interdisciplinary faculty whose backgrounds include
information science, computer science, librarianship, 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 (MLS) degree, the
school offers the Master 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 1,700 faculty and 38,000 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
along with three references and your 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 well.

Debora Shaw, 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

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