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Assistant Professor - Information Science / R0003867

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Arkansas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jun 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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This position is a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor (R0003867) in Information Science to commence in Fall 2021. The Department seeks an excellent, student-centered instructor with the ability to teach and develop graduate courses in information quality as well as related areas in information systems, technologies, and/or data science. The ideal candidate will be prepared to pursue research and creative activities in information quality and related areas, both independently and with students. Experience in the information quality industry is preferred. This position is currently budgeted at $90K for qualified applicants with the desired education and experience. The successful candidate will be expected to: 

  • Teach one Graduate Course in Information Quality each semester along with at least one other course (depending on faculty interest and student demand) in support of the other Undergraduate/Graduate Programs in Information Science. Teaching load can be adjusted depending on the research productivity of the candidate.
  • Teach using the hyflex course design model (i.e., live instruction plus webcasting plus online recording).
  • Contribute to the Department’s Scholarly Productivity through publishing, pursuit of funded research projects, and presenting at conferences/professional meetings.
  • Assist in mentoring graduate students on their thesis/projects in our information quality and information science graduate programs.
  • Participate in Department/College Governance Processes, especially curriculum and program recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Participation in industry/professional groups is highly encouraged.

 Required Qualifications:  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Information Quality or Information Systems/Technologies and/or related discipline, evidence of strong research potential, good communication, and team skills, and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels using both face to face as well as online learning modalities. Applicable equivalencies may be considered on the qualifications listed above.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal, financial history background check, and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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