University of South Florida
Posting Title: Assistant Professor
Department Number/Name: 0-1248-000 Library & Information Science
College/Division: Acad Affairs-College Arts Sciences
Location of Position/Campus: Tampa
Salary Plan: Faculty
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: negotiable
Duties: The University of South Florida (USF) School of Information seeks exceptional candidates for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level. Seeking candidates with expertise in some of the following areas: information visualization, visual communication
(especially statistical analysis and visualization of large data sets), scientific visualization, interaction design, visual content creation and distribution, health information systems, and other related areas. Candidates are expected to demonstrate enthusiasm for, and excellence in, teaching, as well as a significant potential for scholarly productivity and the securing of external funding. Responsibilities will also include student advising and mentoring, and committee service at department, college, and university levels. Candidates must have the ability to develop, teach, and integrate emerging distance learning technologies into SI online courses, as well as, the ability and willingness to teach in the USF SI core curriculum of undergraduate and graduate programs. Salaries are nationally competitive commensurate with the rank of assistant professor. The position is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment with likely summer teaching and research opportunities. Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience): Ph.D. in Information Science/ Studies or one of the closely related following disciplines: Information Studies, Informatics, Visual Communication, Computer Science, or Instructional Technology, or very similar areas.
-Evidence that the doctorate degree will be completed by the appointment date.
-Evidence or clear ability to engage in collaborative interdisciplinary research.
-Evidence of having developed, taught, and / or integrated emerging distance learning technologies into online courses. Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): -Evidence of teaching and/or professional experiences in previously indicated areas.
-Demonstrated potential for multidisciplinary research funding and assisting in the development of a new area of study.
-An online portfolio that includes example visualizations from the candidate's academic focus.
Special Skills/Licenses/Training/Certifications Necessary:
Position Number: 00013085
Posting Number: 0008537
Application Deadline Date:
Advertisement Date: 10-03-2012 .
Additional Information for Applicants: This position is subject to a Criminal Background Check.