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Department: Information and Library Science Open rank search: Assistant/
Associate / Full Professors

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The School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington invites
applications for a position beginning in Fall 2015 in the Department of Information and Library
Science (all subareas). This position is open at all levels (assistant, associate, or full professor).
Applications from senior leaders are especially encouraged.

The Department of Information and Library Science (ILS), formerly the School of Library and
Information Science, has a long, successful history, having graduated over 8,000 students since it
opened its doors in 1946. In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Bloomington
Information and Library Science program eighth nationally. The School of Informatics and
Computing is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth.
Its mission is to excel and lead in education, research, and outreach spanning and integrating
computing and information technologies. In addition to ILS, the School includes the Department
of Computer Science and Informatics and has a total of over 85 faculty, 900 graduate students,
and 1,100 undergraduate majors on the Bloomington campus. Faculty research areas include
bibliometrics; big data; computer-mediated communication; data science; digital libraries;
information organization, retrieval, and visualization; science studies; semantic web, social
informatics; text mining; web science; and more. Graduate degrees offered in the School include
Master’s degrees in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction Design,
Information Science, Library Science, and Security Informatics, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer
Science, Informatics, and Information Science. The School is also known for its strong
undergraduate programs.

Indiana University Bloomington is a major public research university with over 2,000 faculty and
over 45,000 students. The beautiful campus hosts 110 research centers and institutes, as well as a
wide array of distinguished academic departments and schools. IU is renowned for its high performance
computing and networking facilities, top-ranked music school, and performing and
fine arts. Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally
thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant area (or for junior level, expected before August,
2015) and an established record (senior level) or demonstrable potential for excellence in
research and teaching (junior level).
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and the names
of three references (junior level), or six references (senior level) using this online system

Questions regarding this position may be sent to: [log in to unmask]
Applicants unable to submit online should mail to: Faculty Search, School of Informatics and
Computing, 919 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA.

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 15, 2014. Expected
start date: 08/01/2015

Informal and confidential inquiries may be sent to the ILS Chair, Pnina Fichman,
([log in to unmask]), or to any of the members of the search committee: Katy Börner
([log in to unmask]), Susan Herring ([log in to unmask]), Howard Rosenbaum
([log in to unmask]).
Katy Borner
Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science
Director, CI for Network Science Center, http://cns.iu.edu
Curator, Mapping Science exhibit, http://scimaps.org

ILS, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
Wells Library 021, 1320 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Phone: (812) 855-3256  Fax: -6166
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