University of Wisconsin–Madison

The Information School is hiring for 3 tenure-track positions

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s iSchool seeks highly qualified candidates for three tenure-track positions in information sciences, with special priority given to the target areas listed below. These faculty positions will be academic nine-month, tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Professor level, to start August 2020. Applications at the Associate Professor level may be considered in exceptional cases.

Target areas include:

  • Human and social factors of data science, machine learning, AI.
  • Interactive information retrieval including text retrieval and data mining of text or multimedia
  • Digital archives including electronic records, digital preservation and records in cloud based systems
  • Scientometrics including cybermetrics, webometrics and bibliometrics

For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/503034/professor-information-school

The Information School

The iSchool is a partner in the new School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences at UW-Madison. Candidates with interdisciplinary projects and/or a willingness to work across boundaries with academic partners in computer science, statistics, communications, biomedical informatics and other units are encouraged.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks among the top universities in the country in research expenditures and provides excellent support for faculty seeking external funding. Internal research support is available from funds provided by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Madison is a pleasant medium-sized city (about 250,000 population) located in the lake region of southern Wisconsin. It is the state capital with a large base for educational research and government activities as well as university-industry interaction. The university and community offer outstanding intellectual, cultural and recreational activities. Madison’s quality of life always ranks very high among cities of comparable size as a place to work and live.

The Lake Mendota shoreline is pictured in an aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus during autumn on Oct. 12, 2013. Clockwise from bottom center, major campus facilities include the Goodspeed Family Pier, Below Alumni Center, Pyle Center, Memorial Library, Mosse Humanities Building, construction of the East Campus Mall, Wisconsin State Historical Society, Science Hall, Helen C. White Hall, Memorial Union Terrace and Red Gym (Armory and Gymnasium). The photograph was made from a helicopter looking south. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Questions? please contact:

Lori Ushman
Administrator/UW-Madison Information School
608-263-2908 | ushman@wisc.edu