Faculty Positions at the School of Information Studies, McGill University

The School of Information Studies (SIS), one of the four academic units in the Faculty of Education at McGill University, invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2011. Qualified candidates should hold a doctoral degree in information studies or a related discipline, and should have demonstrated effective teaching, research and service.

Research expertise is sought in Information and Knowledge Management including information retrieval, digital libraries, taxonomies, health information,  and visualization of information, and in Human Information Interaction including human computer interaction, cognitive models and usability studies. Applicants with experience in multidisciplinary research in any of these areas are particularly welcome.

The successful candidates will teach courses at the graduate level, conduct research, and advise and supervise master's and doctoral students. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

McGill University is a world-renowned English-language institution located in the heart of cosmopolitan Montreal and is ranked among the world's top universities according to the Times Higher Education Supplement-QS World University Rankings. SIS, one of the oldest schools in North America, has an enrolment of more than 200 graduate students and offers an ALA-accredited MLIS program, a graduate certificate and a graduate diploma in LIS, and a Ph.D. in Information Studies. The MLIS program includes specialized courses in librarianship, knowledge management, and archival studies.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a list of three references by November 15, 2010 to:

Dr. France Bouthillier
School of Information Studies
McGill University
3661 Peel St.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1X1
Voice: 514-398-3362; FAX: 514-398-7193
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