[Asis-l] Kent State Faculty available at ASIS&T and ICKM conferences to talk about the Goodyear Professorship

Thomas J. Froehlich tfroehli at kent.edu
Fri Oct 17 01:22:30 EDT 2008

Kent State faculty will be available at the ASIS&T and ICKM 
conferences to speak with potential applicants for the Goodyear 
Professorship in IAKM.  Please contact Tom Froehlich to arrange for a 
meeting: tfroehli at kent.edu, 330-328-5280 (cell)) or at the conference 
hotel (Columbus Hyatt).

Kent State University
Goodyear Professorship
in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
School of Library and Information Science

The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State 
University is pleased to announce the creation of the distinguished 
Goodyear Professorship (tenure track or professor of practice) in 
Information Architecture and Knowledge Management. The Professorship 
is possible because of the generous support of the Goodyear Tire and 
Rubber Company.  The Professor would be expected to provide academic 
leadership in the Information Architecture and Knowledge Management 
program and to serve as a liaison in knowledge management to the 
business community. The successful candidate's portfolio must include 
an outstanding record of academic or professional accomplishments in 
knowledge management that would warrant appointment at the associate 
or full professor level.

Teaching competencies, teaching experience, research experience and 
work experience are sought in the area of knowledge management with 
competence in several of the following areas:

       Document Engineering/Management

       Business Process Management

       Document, Records and Enterprise Content Management

       Business Intelligence/Competitive Intelligence

       Intellectual Capital Management

       Digital Asset Management

       Interaction Design/User Experience Design

A tenure track or non-tenure track appointment may be awarded 
depending on qualifications and interest of the successful candidate 
with rank also commensurate with the background of the 
candidate.  Salary is competitive with a $90,000 minimum for a nine 
month contract; benefits are excellent.  The position is available 
beginning spring 2009.  Applications will be accepted until the 
position is filled; review of applicants will begin December 1, 2008.

The Master's Program in Information Architecture and Knowledge 
Management (http://iakm.kent.edu) is a unique, innovative program 
inaugurated in Fall 2001.  It has three concentrations: Information 
Architecture, Information Use and Knowledge Management. In order to 
provide better access to knowledge management expertise, an online 
certificate and degree program was launched in fall 2007.  Facilities 
include a state-of-the-art usability lab 
(http://usability.slis.kent.edu), fully-digital classrooms with the 
most current hardware and software, state-of-the-art distance 
education tools, whether through interactive television or web-based 
synchronous or asynchronous learning objects, and instructional 
designer support.

Qualifications include (1) a Ph.D. degree in Information Science, in 
Knowledge Management or a related field; substantial experience in 
research and/or business or (2) Master's in Information Science or 
related field with considerable demonstrated work and/or consulting 
experience in business in the area of knowledge management.

Interest in asynchronous digital distance learning is preferred.

Interested applicants should apply at https://jobs.kent.edu.

Candidates should also send a letter of application and vita to:

Dr. Carolyn Brodie or Dr. Thomas Froehlich (Co-chairs)
School of Library and Information Science
PO Box 5190
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242

Questions concerning the position may be addressed to the Search 
Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Carolyn S. Brodie at cbrodie at kent.edu or Dr. 
Thomas Froehlich, Program Director, Information Architecture and 
Knowledge Management at tfroehli at kent.edu They can also be reached at 

Kent State University supports equal opportunity, affirmative action 
and diversity in education and employment.  Applications from 
minority group members and women are encouraged.	

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