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The Information Science Department, in the unit of Computing and Information Science (CIS) at Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY, seeks applications for a full time new Lecturer position to begin August 1, 2016. This is a 9-month non-tenure track position. A typical full-time (100%) effort load for a Lecturer, in Information Science is two courses per semester, or the equivalent in administrative and / or service duties. The initial appointment period will be (1) to (2) years (depending on qualifications), and the appointment is renewable based on programmatic need, funding and performance. 

Duties and responsibilities for this lecturer position are expected to include • Developing and teaching upper level courses for our Masters of Professional Studies (MPS) program in areas including UX/UI design, data science, interactive web and mobile technology design and development, networks and markets, and other related topics • Advising MPS students on academics and careers in information science. • Assisting with the program capstone project coordination. 

We seek a person with PhD and /or equivalent industry experience in information science or related fields including computer science. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching a range of courses in a dynamic environment and to preparing students for professional careers in information science. Information Science at Cornell University brings together faculty, students and researchers who share an interest in advancing our understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information science. It has strong connections with several other units on campus, including: Computer Science, Statistical Science, Communication, Economics, Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Operations Research and Information Engineering, and Cognitive Science. The Information Science Department at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. Cornell University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita (CV), brief statement of teaching interests, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. Applications received by May 20, 2016 will receive full consideration. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information about this position and for application instructions, see the position listing at Academic Jobs Online.  Contact Andrea Rutherford for further information.


 

The Information Science Department at Cornell University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. Exceptional candidates in all areas related to the department's current research trajectories and priorities will be given serious consideration; these include human-computer interaction (HCI) and interaction design; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and computer-mediated communication (CMC); information policy; network science; crowdsourcing; the history and anthropology of computing and data; the interface of economics and information; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; human-robot interaction (HRI); ubiquitous computing; applications and analysis of large datasets; information visualization; the sociology of organizations and innovation; and information science approaches to societal challenges. We invite applicants at any rank. Assistant Professor candidates must receive a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by August 2016, and must demonstrate the potential to achieve excellence in research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. More senior candidates should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and must have an established record of outstanding research and excellent teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Experienced applicants may merit a tenured Associate Professor or Professor position, depending on their qualifications.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita (CV), brief statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. In the cover letter, CV, or research statement, applicants should identify a small set of their most significant pieces of work.

Information Science at Cornell University brings together faculty, students and researchers who share an interest in advancing our understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information. The Information Science Department is housed in the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, and located in Cornell's new Gates Hall. It has strong connections with several other units on campus, including: Computer Science (with which it shares Gates Hall), Communication, Economics, Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Operations Research and Information Engineering, and Cognitive Science.

The Information Science Department at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students of all races, nationalities and genders. Cornell University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

For more information about this position and for application instructions, see the position listing at Academic Jobs Online.  Contact Andrea Rutherford for further information. 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Cornell Tech Faculty Positions

Multiple faculty positions in Information Science are available at Cornell University's new Cornell Tech campus in New York City. This search includes Cornell faculty positions that are part of the Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech.  These faculty positions are based at the Cornell Tech campus, which is located in temporary facilities in Manhattan until moving to its permanent home on Roosevelt Island.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have a demonstrated ability to conduct outstanding research and education.  In keeping with the mission of Cornell Tech, applicants must also have a strong interest in activities that reach beyond academia for external engagement and impact, in areas that may include technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, or activities with non-profit organizations, government and policy issues, international programs, or pre-college (K-12) education (significant record for senior positions).

For this academic year, we expect to make appointments at any rank, including consideration of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor positions; but with primary emphasis on the ranks of Associate Full Professor.

We are interested in exceptional applicants from any area related to the department's current research trajectories and priorities; these include human-computer interaction (HCI) and interaction design; computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and computer-mediated communication (CMC); information policy; network science; crowdsourcing; the history and anthropology of computing and data; the interface of economics and information; critical and interpretive analysis of information systems; human-robot interaction (HRI); ubiquitous computing; applications and analysis of large datasets; information visualization; the sociology of organizations and innovation; and information science approaches to societal challenges. In addition to the areas of work listed above, we are particularly interested in individuals whose work fits into one of the three initial hubs at Cornell Tech (Connective Media, Healthier Life, and Built Environment).

We will begin reviewing and interviewing candidates immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita (CV), brief statements describing research, teaching, and external engagement, and arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted. In the cover letter, CV, or research statement, applicants should identify a small set of their most significant pieces of work.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Cornell University is an inclusive, dynamic, and innovative Ivy League university and New York's land-grant institution, with its main campus in Ithaca, NY, its medical campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and its new Cornell Tech campus in New York City.  The University's staff, faculty, and students impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas and best practices to further the university's mission of teaching, research, and outreach.  Further information about Cornell’s Information Science Department and Cornell Tech may be found at http://www.infosci.cornell.edu and http://tech.cornell.edu.

For more information about this position and application for instructions, see the position listing at Academic Jobs Online. Contact Andrea Rutherford for further information.

Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.