Information Management Tenure Track Faculty Position-University of Washington iSchool

Information Management Tenure Track Faculty Position

The University of Washington Information School is broadening and deepening its program in information management. We seek a creative, energetic, forward-thinking individual to catalyze this growth. This individual should have a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching and be excited by and able to thrive in a diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment. All areas of information management and related fields are welcomed. Specializations of particular interest include:

• Management of the informational triad of organizations, technology, and people
• Social, individual, cultural, political, international, and global aspects of information management
• Aspects and specifics of public, non-profit, and private-sector information management
• Informational aspects of service management and design
• Informational aspects of innovation and transformation management
• Institutional/enterprise analysis and design of systems of information
• Information management and social media/social networking
• Strategic planning and evaluation of systems of information
• Information analytics including business intelligence, data mining, and information visualization
• Information ethics
• Information economics

Our new colleague will join a broad-based, inclusive information school. Faculty members teach across programs. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates should show a commitment to bridging research and practice. This is a full-time 9-month appointment anticipated at the rank of Assistant Professor commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by date of appointment.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Selected candidates will be invited for campus visits. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. Applicants may find further information about the Information School at Application packages should include: CV, a letter of intent, statement of research and teaching as well as a diversity statement (see below), names and contact information for three referees, and one sample of the applicant’s publications in PDF. These should be sent via email, with “Information Management” in the subject line, to:

Dr. Hans J Scholl ( ) Chair, IM Search Committee UW, Information School Box 352840 Seattle, WA 98195-2840 206-543-3396


Diversity Statement
The UW iSchool seeks top scholars in its faculty searches. Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in the Information School, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse faculty, staff, and student community. Please describe your experiences with diversity in your research, teaching and service, and/or your potential to bring diversity to the iSchool and the information field. Discuss your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations. For your reference please consult the UW iSchool’s diversity webpages: versity/statement