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Faculty Openings, Simmons School of Library and Information Science, Boston, MA

Full time Faculty (Assistant Rank, Tenure-Track) who can teach in two or more of these areas: 

  • Data mining and big data
  • Databases
  • Visualization
  • Programming (Java Script and Python)
  • Web development
  • Linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies (RDF, SPARQL, OWL, JSON, etc.)
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School of Library and Information Science Division Director: The Director has responsibility for planning, including financial and enrollment management, curriculum development and revision, accreditation, and staffing.  In fulfilling these duties, the Director builds excellence by recruiting, evaluating, inspiring, developing and supporting faculty; attracting and retaining students; facilitating research opportunities; supervising faculty program leaders; hiring and evaluating non-faculty staff; and augmenting the resources of the School.  The Director serves as an advisor to the Dean on all academic matters, advocates for resources, and collaborates with faculty Directors within the College and across Simmons to promote a rich intellectual environment for the College. The Director will work with internal and external constituencies to assure the high visibility of their programs on campus, in the community, and in the profession.
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Assistant Professor who can teach Information organization and description, and one or more of the following: 

  •    Digital libraries
  •    Linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies
  •    Collection development
  •    Information services and information access 

Members of the Simmons SLIS faculty will be attending the ASIS&T 2017 Annual Meeting in Crystal City, VA, as well as ALISE and ALA Midwinter in Denver, CO. They will be available to meet to discuss the position for those who are interested and feel they meet the requirements of the position. Please contact Dr. Joudrey (joudrey@simmons.edu) if interested in setting up a meeting time.

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