The iSchool is inviting applications for the 2018/2019 Dodson Visiting Professorship. The Professorship provides funds for the successful candidate to spend an extended period of time (normally an academic term) engaged in research and teaching at the iSchool. The professor will have opportunities to exchange ideas with UBC faculty and staff engaged in reciprocal community partnerships and research.
This visiting professorship is an opportunity to work with well-known senior scholars at the iSchool as well as an outstanding group of junior faculty members active in areas such as archival science, human computer interaction, values and technology, Indigenous information initiatives, social media analytics and mining, and knowledge organization.
The Dodson Visiting Professor will be welcomed into the research culture at the iSchool and will be expected to attend research talks and events, interact with doctoral students, and present research at an open colloquium. This position also offers the opportunity to work with talented and motivated graduate students in the iSchool by teaching up to two courses.
The professorship provides funding for one term in the amount of CAD $15,000, which can be supplemented through teaching (up to two 3-credit courses) to reach a combined total of CAD $30,000.
For more information and to apply, view the full posting.
Closing date for applications is March 23, 2018.