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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Information Organization

School of Information Studies

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The School of Information Studies at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship
in Information Organization for 2010-2011.

The information organization fellowship is designed for recent PhDs who are
interested in knowledge and/or information organization. We are seeking
candidates with research and teaching interests in a range of topics or
applications including but not limited to classification theory, domain
analysis, ontology and epistemology, resource description, metadata,
information architecture, taxonomies, ontologies, tagging, and/or the
Semantic Web. Applicants interested in cultural perspectives and/or
collaborative research are particularly welcome.

Along with continuing their own research agenda, the fellow will work
closely with the Information Organization Research Group and affiliated
faculty, work with current PhD students, assist in coordination of related
events, and participate in the academic and intellectual community of the
School. The fellow will be expected to teach one class in each of the fall
and spring semesters. The stipend for the fellowship will be $38,000 for a
12-month appointment with a $2,000 research and travel stipend. The starting
date can be either August 23, 2010 or January 7, 2011. Fellows are eligible
for benefits. Stipend may be subject to current/future UW System furlough

Application Information:

- Applicants must be scholars who are not yet tenured and who are no more
than 3 years past receiving their PhD.
- Applicants must hold a PhD in an information studies or related
discipline. Applicants who do not yet hold a PhD but expect to have it by
August, 2010 will be asked to provide a letter from their home institution
corroborating the degree award schedule.

- Application packages must include: letter explaining the applicant’s
research agenda for the postdoc year, teaching interests, and
appropriateness for the fellowship; curriculum vitae; writing sample; and
the names of 3 references.

- Send all application materials electronically to: *[log in to unmask]*

- Applications received by August 15, 2010, will receive priority

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action employer.

Hur-Li Lee, Ph.D., M.L.S.
Associate Professor
Information Organization Research Group
School of Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Voice: (414) 229-6838