Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried @ School of Information, FSU


We are seeking faculty colleagues with interdisciplinary, sociotechnical systems research interests. Candidates should be able to articulate a research agenda that fits within the broader research interests of the iSchool and demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a highly interdisciplinary environment. Portfolios of research and teaching could include human-computer interaction, cybersecurity, human-centered computing, user experience (UX), data management, data science, social, and cultural informatics.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach at all levels, including courses in the school’s bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs; experience with teaching online, as well as face-to-face, is preferred. Faculty typically teach 2 courses for 2 semesters (fall and spring) each academic year. All faculty members are expected to advise students and to serve on School, College, and University committees.


Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in information science, information technology, computer science, or another relevant discipline.

Other Information:

The School of Information began in 1926, was formally founded in 1947, and is nationally ranked among the top information science graduate schools in the country. The iSchool’s Information Technology Masters’ program is nationally ranked at #6 among IT programs, #4 among IT programs for veterans, and the ALA-accredited Master’s in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science” as 12th overall, 3rd in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media. School of Information faculty have been awarded over $60 million in federal, state, local, and foundation research grants, and maintain strong connections to the community through various information, literacy, and service initiatives.

The School of Information is one of three academic units within the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. The FSU iSchool offers a Bachelor’s degree program with majors in Information Technology (IT) and Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT); Master’s degree programs in Information Technology and Information; a post-Master’s Specialist degree in Information; and a Ph.D. program in Information. The iSchool faculty also operate the iSensor Lab, eHealth Lab, and are founding partners in FSU’s Innovation Hub, an innovation center and fab lab/makerspace for teaching and research with technologies including 3D printing and 3D visualization.

Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the School, College, and University. More information about the School of Information is available online at:

The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools organization, and has a student population of approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 500 graduate students with 87 tenured/tenure-track and 25 full-time non-tenure-track faculty members. The College is a leader on the campus, and is nationally recognized for its distance and online education programs.

Contact Info:

Inquiries should be directed to:

Search Committee
School of Information Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100 Attn:LaToya Brown

How To Apply:

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. The following items should be submitted as part of the application:

A cover letter
A curriculum vitae
A research statement including interests, plans, and approach to securing external funding
A teaching statement including plans and philosophy
A statement on diversity and inclusion plans and experiences
Up to three selected publications or preprints for review
The names and contact information of three potential references
Note: transcripts and up to three written letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is Fall 2023.