The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hiring an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in information systems and technology, with an emphasis in areas such as human-computer interaction (HCI), database systems, mobile information applications, information security, networking, or multimedia. Full position description, requirements, and application instructions are available here and pasted [...]
We’re looking for a new permanent dean. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions, or suggestions! The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies (SOIS). The nationally-ranked School offers degree programs at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral levels, as well as [...]
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Studies of Information for the 2012-2013 academic year, to work closely with the School’s newly established Social Studies of Information Research Group (SSIRG).
The postdoctoral fellowship is designed for recent PhDs who are interested in research and pedagogy in the historical, social and cultural dimensions of information at its most fundamental levels, including information institutions, practices, industries, technologies, disciplines, users, policies, and ethics.
Nadine Kozak joins UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies as 2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Policy
As CIPR Co-Director, I’m very pleased to make this announcement: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies (SOIS) and the Center for Information Policy Research (CIPR) is proud to welcome Dr. Nadine Kozak as the 2011-12 Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Policy. Dr. Kozak is an interdisciplinary scholar; she has a BA (Honors) in History [...]
Extending Search for Information Policy/Ethics Faculty Position at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is extending its search for a new faculty member (open rank) with a specialty in information policy & ethics. Applicants should have a strong background in information policy, including, but not limited to, ethical, cultural, technological or political issues as they relate to the information professions, systems, and infrastructures that make up our global information society.
Last week, the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) passed a budget omnibus motion that affects the entire University of Wisconsin system. Sections 23-26 of the budget measure includes new telecommunication rules that would have extraordinarily negative ramifications, particularly for providing affordable Internet connectivity in support of research collaborations and education at universities, school, libraries [...]
The School of Information Studies and the Center for Information Policy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow in information policy for 2011-2012. All applicable research areas are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants whose work investigates the intersections of information policy, intellectual property, intellectual freedom, governance, power, and identity.
The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hiring two open rank faculty positions in information policy. The first position is looking for applicants with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: information policy, intellectual property, or legal/policy issues relevant to at least one of the following areas: [...]
Overcoming Barriers to Information Access: Educating the Next Generation of Library and Information Science Leaders
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies has recently been awarded a large IMLS grant to support six new PhD students pursuing research in overcoming barriers to information access. Details here and here, and below: Overcoming Barriers to Information Access (B2A): Educating the Next Generation of Library and Information Science Leaders Doctoral Fellowships Funded [...]
The Fall 2010 semester has started at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and I’m excited to teach two new classes (of my own design) in the School of Information Studies: “Special Topics in Information Science: Search Engine Society” and “Doctoral Seminar: Information Policy”. I’ve also been appointed director of SOIS’s undergraduate program, the (newly-renamed) B.S. in Information Science and Technology. It will be a busy semester….