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Adjunct Faculty, Open Rank Positions

School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology
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School of Information Sciences

Adjunct Faculty, Open Rank Positions

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign



The School of Information Sciences, the iSchool at Illinois, is home to world-class faculty, top-tier research, and academic programs consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report. Our School advances a human-centered, interdisciplinary approach to the design and management of information systems and services. A leader in online education since 1996, we combine rigorous academics with real-time virtual classroom engagement to give our students the best educational experience possible. Our researchers address the opportunities and challenges of contemporary information technologies, and our graduates are leaders in the information professions.


The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit


The School of Information Sciences is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in a range of areas supporting MS in Information Management, the MS in Library and Information Science, and the BS in Information Science. Courses may be scheduled on campus or online (mostly synchronous) via Moodle and Zoom. Adjunct faculty are sought for upcoming semesters starting Fall 2021.


Required Education and Experience:

  • MS or PhD in information technology, library and information science, computer science, or a related area
  • Expertise in needed curricular areas. These areas may change depending on enrollments.

Current areas include:

  • Social Crisis Management
  • Database Design and Prototyping
  • Data Cleaning
  • Data Storytelling
  • Data Warehousing
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming for Information Problems (all levels)
  • Analytical Foundations for Information Problems/Discrete Mathematics
  • Computing in the Humanities
  • Business Analytics/Intelligence
  • Information modeling/ First order logic & reasoning
  • Data, Statistical Models, and Information
  • Sociotechnical Information Systems
  • Metadata in Theory and Practice
  • Archives


Preferred Experience

  • Prior relevant teaching or training experience
  • Relevant service in professional organizations


For full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at and upload your letter of application (including an indication of your expertise in needed curricular areas), resume, and three professional references by September 1, 2021, January 1, 2022, or June 1, 2022. Adjunct faculty positions remain open until they are filled.


Candidates may be offered an affiliate, non-service appointment initially; when teaching need is determined, salary and service will be commensurate with course load.


More about the School of Information Sciences can be found at


The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.  As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.  As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility

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