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The School of Information is a premier research and education leader in the field of information. With more than twenty faculty, a range of joint appointees from across the University, and numerous adjunct faculty selected for their expertise in information studies, the iSchool balances the values of information access as a human and social benefit, with the intellectual and technical skills needed to lead developments in the information age. Our employees are our most important asset in fulfilling the iSchool's commitment to making a difference in the lives of all people by enabling and supporting the organization and experience of information in ways that make the world a better and fairer place.

The University of Texas at Austin is a nationally ranked, tier-one research institution located in the heart of Austin—a vibrant city that frequently appears on lists of best cities to live and work. The university offers competitive salaries and benefits, an extensive support network, and above all, an enriching and highly collaborative community that is deeply passionate about our vision for higher education and public service.

 

Current job opportunities:

Postdoctoral Fellow in Artificial Intelligence and Equity

The AI and Racial Equity project of the Good Systems Research Grand Challenge invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow who conducts research in AI technology, ethics, design, and social justice. The project has close collaborations with stakeholders including the City of Austin, which will provide the postdoctoral fellow with opportunities to work with real world data and have impacts. The postdoctoral fellow will primarily work with the iSchool's Dr. Min Kyung Lee and Dr. S. Craig Watkins (Moody College of Communication), and they will have opportunities to collaborate with other Good Systems-affiliated faculty.

Application Instructions
We will begin to review applications on October 20, 2021. Please apply via Interfolio's Faculty Search solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create a free account prior to applying for the position. Apply Here

Multiple iSchool Faculty Positions in Austin

The School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions to start in Fall 2022. These positions include:

Application Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. We will begin to review applications and interview candidates on November 1, 2021. Please apply via Interfolio's Faculty Search solution. If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create a free account prior to applying for the position. Questions about these positions may be sent to facultysearch@ischool.utexas.edu or to the search committee chairs.

Undergraduate Career Placement Specialist

The School of Information (iSchool) at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for an Undergraduate Placement Specialist to support undergraduate students through career exploration, career coaching, and career education. This position will serve as primary career advisor for undergraduate students and recent alumni of the School of Information to include strategic career planning, job search strategies, and employer connections.

Our Informatics degree programs are designed to serve undergraduate students who are interested in either a liberal arts-based or STEM-based approach to the rapidly growing intersection of people, information, technology, and data. Major concentrations include: Cultural Heritage Informatics, Health Informatics, Human-Centered Data Science, Social Informatics, Social Justice Informatics, and User Experience Design.

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