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Oct 13, 2014

School of Information Hiring New Professor of Information Organization

The UC Berkeley School of Information announced this week that we are seeking a tenured or tenure-track professor with expertise in information organization. The position is expected to start in July 2015.

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of relevant research, with expertise in one or more of the following:

  • conceptual modeling of information systems;
  • computational approaches to cognition;
  • semantic representation and annotation;
  • vocabulary and metadata design;
  • classification and standardization including policy considerations;
  • category learning at scale; data “wrangling”;
  • search and information retrieval;
  • automated content analysis, including applications to normalizing data and creating metadata, and/or applications to analyzing social science text, such as political text, or other information rich text such as biomedical, legal, or marketing text; or
  • practical computational approaches for analyzing information in non-textual formats.

A successful candidate will possess appropriate technical expertise and research excellence, and be committed to working on issues related to information and/or information system design and development in a multidisciplinary setting. Relevant professional or industry experience, including hands-on experience with large-scale collections, is also desirable.

Applications are due December 15, 2014.

See the complete job announcement for more information.

Last updated:

October 4, 2016