Information School, University of Wisconsin, Madison
|Job category||Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar|
|AOS||Ethics of Computing, Data, and Information|
Philosophy of Computing
|Organization's reference number||241485-FA|
|Location||Madison, Wisconsin, United States|
|Start date||August 2022|
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Information School seeks highly qualified candidates for a tenure track position with research and teaching emphasis in the area of ethics of computing, data, and information. This position will be an academic nine-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, to start in August 2022.
Further information regarding this initiative can be found at: https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/
Applicants should bring the following key contributions:
Faculty responsibilities include research and publication, teaching courses, student advising (both master's and PhD), and service. The teaching load is two courses per semester. The selected candidate will conduct scholarly research resulting in publications in high-quality peer-reviewed scholarly venues, acquire external funding to support research and graduate students, and design and teach bachelor's, master's and doctoral level courses (both online and in person). The candidate will be an affiliate of and contributor to the Holtz Center for Science for Science & Technology Studies. The candidate will be committed to service within the department, university, and profession appropriate to faculty rank.
INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Ph.D. in information science or a related, position-relevant field.
MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated outstanding research record.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus’ interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.
Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. The Information School and the UW-Madison College of Letters and Sciences committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty and staff. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Institutional Statment on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:https://diversity.wisc.edu/
|How to apply|
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal (http://jobs.wisc.edu) to be considered as a candidate (PVL 241485). To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required to upload the following: 1) Cover letter 2) Current CV 3) Research statement and teaching philosophy/statement (please upload as 1 document) 4) Writing sample 5) Statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching, and service (1 page). You will be asked for the names and contact information of three references from whom the Information School will request letters. The deadline for ensuring full consideration is November 15, 2021, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
|Web address to apply||https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510615/assistan...|
|Deadline for full consideration:||November 15, 2021, 11:59pm CST|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510615/assistan...|
|Contact name||Lori Ushman|
|Time created||October 4, 2021, 9:28pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||April 2, 2022, 6:00pm CST|
|Last updated||October 4, 2021, 9:32pm UTC|
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