Got this off a terrific mailing list from the Association of Internet Researchers: (I really hope one of my friends gets this. I need a place to stay in Ireland)
Two Open Positions: Lecturer in Information
Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Information, located within the UCD School of Information and Library Studies (SILS). We are looking for two candidates to contribute significantly to research in one or more of the following areas:
health information, metadata & classification, information design, social computing, digital youth, management in information organizations, information retrieval, digital libraries, information architecture, information literacy, and/or related topics regarding the interplay of people, information, technology and social structures.
The successful candidates will have a commitment to high quality teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels and be able to teach a range of courses in areas relevant to the school?s educational programmes. S/he will have a strong, demonstrable commitment to innovative research, as well a proven track record of high quality research productivity and impact. The capacity to work in an interdisciplinary context whilst collaborating within the School and the wider academic community is also essential.
S/he will also be required to participate effectively in the School?s graduate and undergraduate programmes and to contribute to the academic life of the School, College and University.
More detailed information can be found at: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies/
Salary: ?31,820 – ?73,307 p.a.
Closing date: 23:30hrs GMT on Thursday 10th November 2011
Informal enquiries can be sent to the Head of School, Prof. Diane H. Sonnenwald, at Diane.Sonnenwald at ucd.ie, +35317167799.
UCD is the largest university in Ireland, with over 23,000 students from Ireland and over 100 countries. It is situated on a beautiful 320 acre campus within a short distance of Dublin’s city center. There is excellent public transportation between the campus, city center and airport. In 2005 The Economist ranked the quality of life in Ireland as the highest in the world.. The UCD School of Information and Library Studies (SILS) is the only school in Ireland accepted into the iSchool Organization.
Information about the school is available at http://www.ucd.ie/sils.
NOTE: Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. UCD is unable to accept late applications.
All current recruitment which is taking place within UCD is dependent on non-Exchequer, external and self-funding sources of finance.
Diane H. Sonnenwald
Head of School