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Open Rank Faculty Positions, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

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The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) seeks to hire up to four outstanding full-time faculty members (rank open) to join our dynamic and collegial School. Preference will be given to the following specializations, but strong candidates in any area are encouraged to apply.

  • Information retrieval & data analytics--natural language processing, machine learning, and data visualization in application domains such as health, science, and business
  • Information, technology & society--legal and regulatory environment; political economy of information; responsible and ethical uses of information in a global context; technology and civic contexts
  • Digital youth--understanding, supporting and enhancing the interactions of youth with digital information and technology
  • Knowledge organization--information architecture, metadata standards, linked data, cataloging and classification, taxonomy, ontology, indexing, digital asset management, records management
  • Cultural heritage informatics--contemporary archival research and practice including digital archives; community archives and archiving; convergence of libraries, archives and museums; digital preservation
  • User experience/Human-computer interaction--social computing, crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, social media, computer-supported cooperative work, interaction design, and multi-disciplinary study of the design, use and effects of ICTs

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