|Faculty Position Opportunity in The Department of Information Science and Telecommunications|
|The Department of Information Science and Telecommunications
in the School of Information
at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for
a non-tenure-stream teaching assistant professor position
starting fall term 2004. This is a renewable three-year
contract covering three academic terms per year. The department
seeks a faculty member with practical expertise and proven
teaching ability in one or more of the following areas:
object oriented programming, object oriented system design,
object modeling, and software engineering. Expertise in
the areas of the client-server systems, web services, and
distributed systems is a plus.
The School of Information Sciences focuses on augmenting the relationship between humans and computers. The department’s teaching and research emphasize the synthesis of people, information, and technology. Some of our strengths are: interactive systems, visualization and spatial information processing, human-computer interaction, document processing, adaptive web-based interfaces, and geographic information systems. The department offers B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degree programs that bridge critical areas of information science.
A successful applicant’s primary responsibilities will be teaching, student advising, and service, although becoming involved in the department’s research will be encouraged. The school is seeking candidates with a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education and an aptitude for building and maintaining relationships with industrial partners, especially for the purpose of recruitment and placement. A doctorate in a relevant field (such as information science, computer science, or engineering) is preferred. Strong candidates with a Master's degree will be considered. Applicants should present a record of effective teaching and related curriculum development activities.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email applications should include a single attachment (MS Word, RTF, or PDF), which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses (with e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references. For full consideration, applications must be received by 31 January 2004.
If necessary, mailed applications may be sent to:
The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages women and minority candidates to apply.
|Faculty Position Opportunities in The Department of Library and Information Science|
|The Department of Library and Information Science in
the School of Information
Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for
two tenure-stream faculty positions to start no later than
Fall Term 2004.
The School emphasizes the synthesis of people, information and technology, and offers opportunities for research, instruction, and service spanning the needs of an information-intensive and increasingly-digital society. The School is seeking candidates with a strong commitment to research as well as graduate and undergraduate education.
Candidates who offer complementary expertise in the areas of the bio/medical informatics, special and corporate information services, or social informatics are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience with distance education is an asset.
Candidates who bridge areas of interest are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest and current awareness of the technological and cultural context in which their knowledge contributes to issues of contemporary society. A record of collaboration with other scholars is highly desirable.
Both positions require an earned doctorate and are tenure-stream appointments at the assistant professor level or at a rank commensurate with qualifications. Applicants should present a record of effective teaching, research, and related scholarly activities.
Electronic applications should be sent to email@example.com . Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, and the names, addresses (with e-mail), and telephone
numbers of three references. For full consideration,
applications must be received by January 31, 2004. Preliminary
interviews are possible at the ALISE conference in San
Diego CA in January 2004.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action employer and strongly encourages women
and minority candidates to apply.