The Faculty at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seek interdisciplinary colleagues who are interested in joining our sustained and creative efforts to advance the scholarship and practice of information and library science. Those with fresh and innovative ideas, a commitment to professional engagement, and an appreciation for cultural diversity are encouraged to apply for one of two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank.

We seek applicants with significant research and teaching strengths in one of the following areas:

* Human Computer Interaction and Social Computing, with application in areas such as social media and systems, information search, collaborative search, or end user education and services.
* Information Retrieval, Synthesis and Analysis, with application to human activities in domains such as legal discovery, intelligence analysis, patent searching, health informatics, financial informatics, or competitive intelligence.
Faculty are expected to engage in research; teach; advise students; participate in School, University, and professional activities; and otherwise share their expertise at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The School is currently ranked #1 by the "US News & World Report" and is internationally known for its outstanding research, teaching, and service. The School offers Bachelor of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Information Science, Master of Science in Library Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The School also offers an undergraduate minor in information science, a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Information and Library Science, and a variety of graduate certificates and dual degrees.

An earned doctorate is required. Candidates should provide evidence of research and teaching
excellence, or potential for excellence, in their areas of expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

Review of applications will begin on December 01, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply visit

Direct questions to Dr. Diane Kelly, Chair of the Search Committee, [log in to unmask], 919-962-8065.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Wanda Monroe
Director of Communications
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
100 Manning Hall, CB 3360
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3360
Phone: 919-843-8337
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