Full-time Research Faculty Positions

The iSchool at Drexel University invites applications for full-time, non-tenured research faculty position in the areas of Information Security/Cyber Security/Forensics and Digital Preservation/Curation.  Candidates may also teach in one or more of our degree programs - BS in Information Systems, BS in Information Technology, and BS in Software Engineering as well as in our master’s degree programs – MS in Library and Information Science, MS in Health Informatics, MS in Information Systems, and MS in Software Engineering on a limited basis. 

Qualifications for successful candidates for these full-time research positions include:


The iSchool’s view of information is broad, multidisciplinary, and practical.  The College continues to evolve as an innovative leader in educating information professionals in the twenty-first century, combining high quality teaching and research in a broad, multidisciplinary, and collaborative environment.  We offer three BS degrees, four Masters degrees, and the PhD.  Full-time PhD students are supported either through faculty research grants from the National Science Foundation, the Institute for Library and Museum Services, and other funding agencies (including contract research through its Applied Informatics group), or while performing other research or teaching related activities in the College.  The ALA Accredited MS(LIS) degree is highly ranked, both overall and for specializations in information systems and digital librarianship.  Faculty and student interests span a broad spectrum of library and information science areas.  All academic programs emphasize applied research, with a tradition of both quantitative and qualitative research that encourages interdisciplinary activity.  We consider experience in industry a plus. 


Founded in 1891, Drexel is a privately endowed university with over 20,000 students. As Philadelphia's technological university and a leader in curricular innovation, Drexel has a history of integrating the latest technological advances into the learning process.  At the undergraduate level, Drexel operates one the nation's oldest, largest, and most respected cooperative education programs.  The main campus is located on Philadelphia’s Avenue of Technology in University City at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan region.

To apply for this position, please apply online at: www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=74905,  or visit www.drexeljobs.com and search position number 4230.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  Drexel is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, disabled individuals, and veterans.