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iSchool hiring eight new faculty

The UW Information School is strengthening its expertise in Human-Computer Interaction, Data Ethics and Native North American Indigenous Knowledge with the addition of three tenure-track faculty slated for 2017.

In addition, the School is adding four teaching positions and one distinguished professor of practice in a variety of information and technology fields.

Tenure track faculty include:

  • Assistant Professor in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) with special emphasis on work pursuing the social good. Broadly defined, “social good” topics include, but are not limited to, work in service of education, health and well-being, human values, international development, justice, marginalized communities, people with disabilities, or sustainability. 
  • Assistant Professor in the area of Data Ethics. We are seeking a candidate who demonstrates the potential to establish a program of high-quality research focused on the ethical, legal, and policy issues related to data science.
  • Assistant Professor in Native North American Indigenous Knowledge. The successful candidate will focus on the institutions, community practices, philosophies, and policies related to knowledge, information, and technology in support of tribal sovereignty.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions include:

  • Women in Technology and Professionalism in the Information Industry
  • Data Science
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management

The Distinguished Practitioner in Residence will serve as a bridge between academia and the public library field, and lead the way toward enhancing the education of future librarians. He/she will follow Susan Hildreth when her term expires.

To find out more, visit the jobs page.