Simmons SLIS invites outstanding applicants and nominations for an assistant 
professor tenure-track position to complement current areas of expertise on our 

Simmons College was chartered in 1899 and opened in 1902; the School of Library 
and Information Science (SLIS) began with the College. Today, the MS in Library 
and Information Science has approximately 700 students on two campuses and 
online, and an additional 50 students in our PhD program. The MS degree program 
is a top ranked program in U.S. News & World Reports. SLIS attracts 
students from all over the United States and the world. Graduates of our 
program hail from every state in the United States and over 80 countries. SLIS 
offers a dynamic environment for research and learning.  Faculty receive grants 
from a diverse array of federal agencies and private foundations.

We seek faculty who can teach in two or more of these areas:

* Data mining and big data

* Databases

* Visualization

* Programming (Java Script and Python)

* Web development

* Linked data and other semantic web languages and technologies (RDF, SPARQL, 
OWL, JSON, etc.)

Candidates will be expected to teach, conduct research, contribute to 
curriculum development in the school’s curriculum, and provide service to the 
College and the information professions. Experience in designing and delivering 
online courses is highly desirable.

Requirements: Applicants must have already earned a doctoral degree in Library 
and Information Science, Information Studies, or an appropriate related field, 
and who can demonstrate excellence in teaching, have a viable research agenda, 
and show the potential for leadership in scholarship and professional service. 
Candidates who are hired without the doctoral degree will be expected to 
complete this degree within two years of their hiring date.

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications. 
Opportunities to teach include: undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level 
courses face-to-face in Boston and at the SLIS West program at the Mount 
Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts, as well as online.

For further information, please contact Faculty Search Committee Chair, Dr. 
Amber Stubbs, Chair ( ).

To apply: Candidates should be prepared to upload the following required 
documents: cover letter, including statement of any sponsorship requirements; 
C.V.; statement of teaching philosophy; statement outlining research interests 
and experience; and names and contact information for three references. View 
full description to apply:

Consideration of applications will begin October 1, and will continue until the 
position is filled.

As a College committed to diversity, Simmons encourages applications broadly.  
Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to 
develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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