[AISWorld] Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at Florida State University

Shuyuan Mary Ho anomaly.detector at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 08:04:59 EST 2017

Assistant Professor 9-month salaried full-time
Job ID: 42516

The School of Information at Florida State University is seeking to fill
two (2) nine-month tenure-track faculty positions in Information
Technology, at the Assistant Professor level. Review of applications has
begun on November 1, 2017 and will continue until closing date of February
15, 2018. Please send an email to smho at fsu.edu if you are interested in
more information about the hire. Appointment for more information can be
set up at HICSS-51, Big Island, on January 3rd or 4th, 2018.


We are seeking faculty colleagues with a wide range of interdisciplinary,
sociotechnical research interests, as well as the ability and desire to
teach courses in one or more of the following areas: health information
technology, data analytics, cybersecurity, interactive games and
simulations, digital youth, mobile application development, data
visualization, human-computer interaction, network administration, or
emerging technologies such as 3D printing.

The School of Information at Florida State University is seeking to fill
two (2) nine-month, tenure-track faculty positions in Information
Technology, at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates should be able to
articulate a research agenda that fits within the broader research
interests of the iSchool, and demonstrate the ability to work effectively
within a highly interdisciplinary environment. Successful applicants will
be expected to teach at all levels, including courses in the school*s
bachelor*s, master*s, and doctoral degree programs; experience with
teaching online as well as face-to-face is desired. Faculty typically teach
2 courses for 2 semesters (fall and spring) each academic year. All faculty
members are expected to advise students and to serve on School, College,
and University committees.


Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in
information science, information technology, computer science, or another
relevant discipline.

Other Information

The School of Information is one of three academic units within the College
of Communication and Information at Florida State University. The FSU
iSchool offers a Bachelor’s degree program with majors in Information
Technology (IT) and Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT);
Master*s degree programs in Information Technology and Information; a
post-Master’s Specialist degree in Information; and a Ph.D. program in
Information. The iSchool faculty also operate the Social Media Lab, the
iSensor Lab, and are founding partners in FSU’s Innovation Hub (iHub), an
innovation center and fab lab/makerspace for teaching and research with
technologies including 3D printing and 3D visualization.

The School of Information began in 1926, was formally founded in 1947, and
is nationally ranked among the top information science graduate schools in
the country. The iSchool’s Information Technology Masters’ program is
nationally ranked at #10 among graduate IT programs, and the ALA-accredited
Master’s in Information is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best
Graduate Programs in Library and Information Science” at 11th overall, 7th
in Youth Services, and 1st in School Library Media.

School of Information faculty have been awarded over $50 million in
federal, state, local, and foundation research grants, and maintain a
strong connection to the community through various literacy and service
initiatives. Cultural diversity is an important goal supported by the
School, College, and University. More information about the School of
Information is available online at: http://ischool.cci.fsu.edu/.

The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools
organization, and has a student population of approximately 1,300
undergraduates and 500 graduate students with 87 tenured/tenure-track and
25 full-time non-tenure-track faculty members. The College is a leader on
the campus, and is nationally recognized for its distance and online
education programs.

Contact Info

Inquiries should be directed to:
Search Committee
School of Information
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2100
Attn: Jeannette Barnes-Mitchell
tel: 850-644-5775 <(850)%20644-5775>
email: jb.mitchell at cci.fsu.edu

University Information

These positions provide an opportunity to work at a world-class research
university in a beautiful and diverse setting that offers a high quality of
life. Florida State University is a leading university and part of the
State University System in Florida. It has a student body of over 41,000,
and has been designated a research university with very high research
activity by the Carnegie Foundation. FSU offers more than 300 different
programs of study, with nationally recognized programs in the sciences,
medicine, law, and business.

FSU is located in Tallahassee, a metropolitan community of approximately
375,000 which has been rated by Livability as one of the 50 best places to
live in the United States. There are numerous opportunities for outdoor
enthusiasts in the Florida Panhandle, and Tallahassee is situated among
many rich historical and natural resources, including easy access to some
of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Tallahassee has a high
quality public school system, and provides many opportunities for art,
culture, and music enthusiasts.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as
advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If
you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all
applicable information. Applications must include education details even if
attaching a Vita.
Applicants should also include a cover letter detailing their research and
teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for at
least three references.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the
position is filled. Preferred starting date is Fall 2018.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is
prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida
State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University
students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

Shuyuan Mary Ho | Assistant Professor
Florida State University iSchool

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