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Multiple Positions, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking two Assistant Professors for tenure-track, academic year positions to start fall 2020 in the areas of information and data sciences to join us in our quest to enrich, elevate and transform communities and the information professions through excellence in research, education and service.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research and teach and advise students in our new bachelor's degree program in information sciences, our master's degree program in information sciences, and the college-wide doctoral program. School, college, university, and professional service are also expected.  We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. 

 

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in information sciences, computer science, or related area. Evidence of ability to develop a record of research productivity and succeed in teaching courses in a variety of formats. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds.  

Desired Qualifications: Candidates with research and teaching interests in areas that extend the school's areas of expertise will be considered, with applicants who have interest in one or more of the following broad areas, with application in a variety of domains, especially welcome: data analytics, data visualization, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, recommender systems, bias and fairness in computational systems, computational social science, or human-computer interaction. 

 

To Apply: Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of research interests, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a diversity statement; (5) a current curriculum vitae, and (6) a list of three references to: sisfacultysearch@utk.edu (subject line: Tenure Track Faculty Position), or send hard copies of these materials to: Faculty Search Committee, School of Information Sciences,  451 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0341.

 

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences (MSIS)

The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor in information sciences to join us in our quest to enrich, elevate and transform communities and the information professions through excellence in research, education and service.  The initial appointment for the position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a 12-month appointment and is available as soon as January 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students in our ALA-accredited master's degree program in information sciences, serve as director of the master's program, and manage the master's practicum program.  School, college, university, and professional service are also expected.  Candidates with teaching interests in areas that complement any the school's areas of expertise will be considered.  We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. 

 

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in information sciences, library science or related area. Record of successful teaching in a variety of modes and mentoring in an institution of higher education in areas related to the master's degree program. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential. Ability to build positive and mutually-beneficial relationships with professionals working in a variety of information sectors. 

Desired Qualifications: Candidates with professional experience in information sciences-related careers, and who have connections to the information professions are especially welcome. Experience in program administration, development and evaluation are also desired.

 

To Apply: Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a diversity statement; (4) a current curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three references to: sisfacultysearch@utk.edu (subject line:  MSIS Clinical Faculty Position), or send hard copies of these materials to: Faculty Search Committee, School of Information Sciences,  451 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0341. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences (BSIS)

The School of Information Sciences in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's (UTK) College of Communication and Information (CCI), is seeking a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor in information sciences to join us in our quest to enrich, elevate and transform communities and the information professions through excellence in research, education and service.  The initial appointment for the position will be up to a maximum of three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a 12-month appointment and is available as soon as January 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise students in our new bachelor's degree program in information sciences, serve as director of undergraduate studies, and manage the undergraduate practicum program. School, college, university, and professional service are also expected.  Candidates are expected to have teaching interests in areas related to the bachelor's degree program which focuses on user experience design; data, information management, and analytics; and information technology. We especially welcome candidates with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. 

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in information sciences, computer science, or related area. Record of successful teaching in a variety of modes and mentoring in an institution of higher education in areas related to the bachelor's degree program.  Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students and staff from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds.  Ability to build positive and mutually-beneficial relationships with professionals working in a variety of information sectors. 

Desired Qualifications: Candidates with professional experience in information sciences-related careers, and with industry connections are especially welcome. Experience in program administration, development and evaluation are also desired.

 

To Apply: Individuals interested in applying for the position should send, via email, (1) a letter of application, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a diversity statement; (4) a current curriculum vitae, and (5) a list of three references to: sisfacultysearch@utk.edu (subject line:  BSIS Clinical Faculty Position), or send hard copies of these materials to: Faculty Search Committee, School of Information Sciences,  451 Communications Bldg., 1345 Circle Park Drive, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-0341. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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