Assistant Professor in Information and Library Science


Indiana University, Bloomington / Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Department of Information and Library Science

The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University (IU) in Bloomington, Indiana invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position to begin in August 1, 2023 in the Department of Information and Library Science (ILS). Faculty research areas in ILS include social informatics, digital humanities, documentation, digital libraries, data curation, information retrieval, music informatics, text mining, computer mediated communication, and more. We are particularly interested in hiring in the area of knowledge infrastructure including information architecture, open access, open science, information retrieval, and media preservation and archives.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Bloomington Information and Library Science program ninth nationally in its most recent rankings. The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with over 140 faculty and 2700 students.

We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, especially those with experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations.  Duties will include research, teaching both online and in person, and service.

Applicants should have a demonstrable potential for excellence in research and teaching and a Ph.D. in Information Science or a related field expected before August 2023.

Applications received by December 1, 2022 will be assured full consideration; however, the search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates should review application requirements, learn about IU, Luddy School, and benefits, and apply online at:

https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/13824

Questions may be sent to the ILS Search Committee Chair, Pnina Fichman (fichman@indiana.edu).

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.