Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Artificial Intelligence (Open Rank)
School of Information Sciences
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
The School of Information Sciences (iSchool) at the University of Illinois invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. We welcome applications in the broad areas of artificial intelligence (AI), including but not limited to:
- foundation models
- AI for social good, social justice, and social change
- human-AI interaction
- machine learning (e.g., deep learning)
- natural language processing
- trustworthy AI, explainable AI, automated methods that support the FAIR principles (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) and / or FATE (fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics)
- data / text mining, graph mining
- data ethics
- data storytelling
- domain informed data science
- knowledge representation
- network science
- data science
We seek applicants who will thrive in an interdisciplinary academic unit at one of the nation’s premier land-grant research universities. Successful candidates must exhibit the potential to conduct world-class research, teach effectively in undergraduate, professional, and doctoral programs, and contribute to our mission of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
At the iSchool at Illinois, we employ methods from across the disciplines to grapple with society’s most urgent challenges related to information, its practices, and technologies. Our faculty are global experts in such areas as AI, HCI, data curation, information policy, and network science.
The iSchool at Illinois is home to an interdisciplinary doctoral program in information sciences and the top-ranked professional master’s program in library and information science. We also offer professional master’s programs in information management and bioinformatics, a licensure program in school librarianship, as well as an exciting undergraduate degree that reimagines a liberal arts education for a global information society. More information can be found at ischool.illinois.edu.
This is a 100% full-time Academic position, appointed on a 9-month basis. The expected start date is August 16, 2024. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Procedures & Deadline Information
To apply, please create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter discussing your interest in and suitability for this position, cv, statements of research and teaching, and the contact information of three references. For full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of 6:00 pm (CST on December 15, 2023. For further information about this specific position, please e-mail email@example.com. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.
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Requisition ID: 1021454
Job Category: Faculty
Apply at: jobs.illinois.edu
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