The University of Michigan School of Information seeks applicants for the following four open-rank faculty positions:For all UMSI positions, we favor candidates whose research interests complement our existing expertise in such areas as computer-supported cooperative work; digital archives and preservation; human-computer interaction; incentive-centered design and information economics; information seeking, sharing and use; Internet-scale data, network and text analysis; social computing and informatics.
The mission of the School of Information is to create knowledge so people can use information and technology to build a better world, and to educate socially-engaged information professionals. A successful candidate will be committed to, and will directly contribute to our goal of being the best research and teaching institution for the understanding and design of information and its technologies in service of people and society.
The School is home to a dynamic and vibrant research and teaching program, with 35 FTE faculty, and over 400 students.† We offer a PhD, a Master of Science in Information, a Master of Health Informatics (jointly with the School of Public Health), a jointly offered undergraduate informatics major, and as of Fall 2014 we will offer our own bachelorís of information.
Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan has a long and distinguished history as one of the first public universities in the nation. It is one of only two public institutions consistently ranked among the nation's top ten universities. The University has one of the largest health care complexes in the world and one of the best library systems in the United States. With more than $1 billion in research expenditures annually, the University has the second largest research expenditure among all universities in the nation. The University has an annual general fund budget of more than $1.4 billion and an endowment valued at more than $7.57 billion.
Review of all applications will begin November 1, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. For more information or to apply, please visit umsi.info/facultyapp. Regards,
Tiffany Veinot, MLS, PhD
Assistant Professor of Information and of Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan
4429 North Quad
105 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285
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Visit† my Web site at: http://communityhealthinformatics.org/