The School of Information at the University of Michigan seeks three (3) outstanding faculty candidates.
One targeted position is in Digital Environments. For that position, we seek someone whose research and teaching interests are at the intersection of digital arts and humanities, digital literacies, and social computing. Research foci should involve arts and humanities scholarship, scholars, or content and can be in a variety of areas, such as (but not limited to) virtual collaboration, credibility, and/or digital curation. This position is at the assistant professor level.
A second targeted position is in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D). For that position, we seek someone with research and teaching interests including some combination of information system design, computer-supported cooperative work, environmental informatics, communication studies, development policy and sociology, anthropology, and/or a related field applicable to the design and study of information systems for developing-world contexts. This position is at the assistant
For the third position, we aspire to establish and reinforce areas of excellence and seek faculty whose research interests complement and extend our existing strengths. This position is open rank.
We encourage you to learn more about the School, its mission, and its activities at http://www.si.umich.edu/. Detailed information on the three positions and how to apply may be found at: http://www.si.umich.edu/about-SI/faculty-postings.htm. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until positions are filled; however, candidates for assistant professor positions are strongly encouraged to complete applications by November 25, 2009. All candidates should have completed or be nearing completion of a Ph.D. in a relevant field, and be committed to working in an interdisciplinary environment. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
Posted by: Roberto Rosselli Del Turco (rosselli at ling dot unipi dot it)