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.