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Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:04:05 -0400
From: "Raiken,David" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: The iSchool at Drexel Full-Time Faculty Position

The iSchool at Drexel
College of Information Science and Technology
Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The iSchool at Drexel University invites applications for a tenure-track 
position in bibliometrics/ informetrics/scientometrics at the assistant 
professor level. Applications from senior personnel with a track record of 
conducting funded research are also encouraged. We welcome applications 
from candidates who are eager to join a well-established research program 
that we have maintained for more than 30 years the successful candidate 
will become part of a program that involves faculty with interests in both 
traditional (publication-based) bibliometrics and contemporary webmetrics 
and altmetrics.  Faculty in the program mine, visualize, and analyze large 
data sets using a wide range of tools-including bibliometrics toolkits and 
software for social network analysis, information visualization, data 
mining, trend analysis, and other emerging areas. The successful candidate 
will have: * A completed doctorate in a related field at the time of 
employment * Evidence of excellence in teaching and research * Interest in 
working with a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary faculty

The iSchool's view of information is broad, multidisciplinary, and 
practical.  We currently offer three BS degrees, four Masters degrees, and 
the PhD.  Full-time PhD students are supported either through faculty 
research grants from a variety of sources or while performing other 
activities in the College related to research or teaching.  The 
ALA-accredited MS(LIS) degree is highly ranked, both overall and for 
several of its specializations. Faculty and student interests span a broad 
spectrum of areas related to information science and technology in 
contemporary settings.  All academic programs emphasize applied research, 
with a tradition of both quantitative and qualitative approaches that 
encourages broad collaboration and interdisciplinary activity.

Drexel is a privately endowed technology university founded in 1891. 
With over 20,000 students, it has one of the largest undergraduate 
cooperative-education programs in the nation, with formal relationships in 
place with over 1500 local, national, and multi-national companies. 
Located in Philadelphia's University City, the campus is at the hub of the 
academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation's fifth largest 
metropolitan region.

To apply for this position, please click here -, or visit and search for position number 5007.

Members of the Search Committee will be available at the ASIST and ALISE 
annual meetings, iConference, and other venues to discuss open faculty 
positions. Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
Employer. The iSchool at Drexel is especially interested in qualified 
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the 
academic community.