Faculty position: Information Visualization


The School of Library and Information Studies, in partnership with the Living Environments Lab (LEL) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), seeks applications for a full time tenure track position, at any level, in the broad area of Information Visualization. Desired emphases include visual depictions of data from complex systems, cognitive studies of how people perceive and interpret images, or studies of how visualizations interact with behaviors.  Successful applicants will have technical skills in information visualization, an ability to work in dynamic team environment, and a willingness to apply their work to the area of health care.

The position will teach two courses per year for the School of Library and Information Studies and conduct research as part of the WID Living Environments Laboratory team.  The successful candidate’s tenure home would be the School of Library and Information Studies.

This position is part of a larger, multi-position recruiting effort at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.  More information about the position is available in the initial PVL description at PVL # 72208 (http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_072208.html)

For full consideration, please submit all application materials by October 15, 2012 using the below instructions:

1. Please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #72208 to

Ms. Kendra Kreutz         

333 N Randall Ave           

Madison, WI 53715-1003              

Phone: 608-316-4327

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Fax: N/A


2. Candidates must also submit additional application materials, including CV, research statement, teaching statement, three example publications and names and contact information of three references, as per the instructions on the following web site: http://newfac.lel.discovery.wisc.edu/


Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.


UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.  A criminal background check will be required prior to start of position.

Kristin Eschenfelder
Professor and Director
School of Library and Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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