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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

University of Michigan, School of Information

University of Maryland - College Park, College of Information Studies

Application Deadline: January 26, 2024.

Candidates with interests in other innovative library-related topics are also encouraged to apply.

We seek a candidate whose work complements and extends the College’s societal impact and methodological traditions that recognize the information norms and assets of members of historically marginalized communities. The successful candidate will engage in an active program of high-impact research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, provide research advising to students at all levels, and engage in service to the profession and shared governance within the university. This is an open-rank, tenure-track or tenured appointment. Tenure-track Assistant Professors are appointed for three years, with potential renewal for three more years and tenure review. Rank and appointment type are based on a candidate’s record. Salary and benefits are competitive and based upon qualifications. Tenure-track and tenured faculty typically have 9-month appointments, with opportunities for grant-funded research and university-funded teaching in the summer.

For this position, the successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Developing and conducting a high-impact research agenda and disseminating research results

  • Designing and developing innovative information studies curricula

  • Crafting exceptional educational experiences for students

  • Contributing to relevant professional communities

  • Participating in shared governance



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