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     UM School of Information faculty position: Information in Organizations

*Rank: Assistant Professor*

The School of Information at the University of Michigan seeks an
outstanding tenure-track faculty candidate at the Assistant Professor
rank in the field of information in organizations. For this position, we
aspire to recruit an accomplished researcher and intellectual leader
focused on the role of information and information technology in

The University of Michigan hosts one of the strongest organizational
research communities in the world, encompassing several hundred faculty
and graduate students across more than a dozen departments, including
the Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies
( The School of Information (SI) both
contributes to and draws upon this community. SI is home to a dynamic
and vibrant research and teaching program, with 35 FTE faculty, 49
doctoral students, and 404 students in its professional program, the
Master of Science in Information. In partnership with other units, we
recently launched a new undergraduate informatics major. The School of
Information is internationally recognized for its research strengths in
social informatics, information economics and management, network
analysis and text mining, human computer interaction, digital archives,
cyberinfrastructure, digital preservation, and information seeking,
sharing and use. More about the School, its vision, and its activities
can be found at the School's website:

Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan has a long and distinguished
history as one of the first public universities in the nation. It is one
of only two public institutions consistently ranked among the nation's
top ten universities. The University has one of the largest health care
complexes in the world and one of the best library systems in the United
States. With more than $1 billion in research expenditures annually, the
University has the second largest research expenditure among all
universities in the nation. The University has an annual budget of more
than $1.4 billion and an endowment valued at more than $7.57 billion.


     * A Ph.D. (or nearing completion) in a relevant area, such as
       organizational behavior, sociology, organizational psychology,
       computer-supported cooperative work, social informatics,
       management, business information technology, management
       information systems, communication studies, or related fields
       concerned with information in organizations
     * Demonstrated potential for successful teaching at the
       undergraduate and graduate level
     * Demonstrated potential for high scholarly impact
     * A strong commitment to teaching, interdisciplinary research, and
       cultural diversity

     For more information or to apply, please

Review of applications will begin Nov. 1 and continue until the position
is filled.

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