Assistant Professor - Technology & Libraries

Texas Tech University

El Paso, TX

ID: 7057287
Posted: May 14, 2019

Job Description

Major/Essential Functions
This new full-time 9-month tenure-track faculty position will be part of a highly anticipated and well-supported new Master of Science in Library and Information Sciences (MSLIS) Program and will focus on libraries and their roles in data science, information management, information organization, information behavior and related activities. The successful candidate is expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program that will enhance strengths in information management; mentor and advise graduate students; assist with the development of curriculum in the technology tract of the MSLIS program; teach in one or more of the following areas: data mining and big data databases, visualization, programming (Java Script and Python); web development, linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies (RDF, SPARQL, OWL, JSON, etc.); and participate in service/engagement. The anticipated appointment date is Fall 2019.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.


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