[Asis-l] Position Annoucement: Information Management Senior Faculty Position

Mike Crandall mikecran at uw.edu
Wed Jun 27 17:30:01 EDT 2012

The University of Washington Information School is broadening and deepening its program in information management. We seek a creative, energetic, forward-thinking individual to catalyze this growth. This individual should have a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching and be excited by and able to thrive in a diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment.

All areas of information management and related fields are welcomed. Specializations of particular interest include:

* Data analytics including business intelligence, data mining, and information visualization

* Management of information organizations, technology, and innovation

* Enterprise systems analysis and design

* Information economics

* Strategic planning and evaluation of information systems

* Social, cultural and global aspects of information management

* Social media in organizations

Our new colleague will join a broad-based, inclusive information school. Faculty members teach across programs. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates should show a commitment to bridging research and practice. This is a full-time 9 month appointment anticipated at the rank of Associate Professor commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by date of appointment.

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Selected candidates will be invited for campus visits. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Applicants may find further information about the Information School at ischool.uw.edu. Application packages should include: CV, a letter of intent, statement of research and teaching as well as a diversity statement (see below), names and contact information for three referees, and one sample of the applicant's publications in PDF. These should be sent via email, with "Information Management" in the subject line, to:

Dr. Hazel Taylor (iApply at uw.edu<mailto:iApply at uw.edu> )

Chair, IM Search Committee

UW, Information School

Box 352840

Seattle, WA 98195-2840


Diversity Statement

The UW iSchool seeks top scholars in its faculty searches. Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in the Information School, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse faculty, staff, and student community. Please describe your experiences with diversity in your research, teaching and service, and/or your potential to bring diversity to the iSchool and the information field. Discuss your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.
For your reference please consult the UW iSchool's diversity webpages: http://ischool.uw.edu/diversity/statement

Michael Crandall
Senior Lecturer and Chair, Master of Science in Information Management Program
The Information School
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98105-2840
(206) 897-1798

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