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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Artificial Intelligence (Open Rank) - School of Information Science

University of Michigan, School of Information

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, School of Information Sciences

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023.

The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) at the University of Illinois invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We welcome applications in the broad areas of artificial intelligence (AI), including but not limited to:

  • foundation models

  • AI for social good, social justice, and social change

  • human-AI interaction

  • machine learning (e.g., deep learning)

  • natural language processing

  • trustworthy AI, explainable AI, automated methods that support the FAIR principles (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) and / or FATE (fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics)

  • data / text mining, graph mining

  • data ethics

  • data storytelling

  • domain informed data science

  • knowledge representation

  • network science * data science

We seek applicants who will thrive in an interdisciplinary academic unit at one of the nation’s premier land-grant research universities. Successful candidates must exhibit the potential to conduct world-class research, teach effectively in undergraduate, professional, and doctoral programs, and contribute to our mission of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. At the iSchool at Illinois, we employ methods from across the disciplines to grapple with society’s most urgent challenges related to information, its practices, and technologies. Our faculty are global experts in such areas as AI, HCI, data curation, information policy, and network science. The iSchool at Illinois is home to an interdisciplinary doctoral program in information sciences and the top-ranked professional master’s program in library and information science. We also offer professional master’s programs in information management and bioinformatics, a licensure program in school librarianship, as well as an exciting undergraduate degree that reimagines a liberal arts education for a global information society. More information can be found at

Appointment Information

This is a 100% full-time Academic position, appointed on a 9-month basis. The expected start date is August 16, 2024. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information

To apply, please create a candidate profile at and upload a cover letter discussing your interest in and suitability for this position, cv, statements of research and teaching, and the contact information of three references. For full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of 6:00 pm (CST on December 15, 2023. For further information about this specific position, please e-mail For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

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Benefits - Living in Champaign-Urbana

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify. Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1021454

Job Category: Faculty

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